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RSPO nonconformity analysis: for a stronger standard and robust assurance

Posted on 23 November 2017

ASI conducted a comparative analysis of the nonconformities raised by ASI accredited RSPO P&C Conformity Assessment Bodies from 2015 to 2016, and we are pleased to share the report here. ASI found that nonconformities raised by CABs were unevenly distributed against the eight RSPO Principles and Criteria (P&C), with over 90% of the NCs raised under…
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Committed to Quality: ISEAL evaluates ASI against ISO 17011

Posted on 22 November 2017

In May to June 2016, ASI underwent an ISEAL external evaluation against ISO/IEC 17011:2004 – ‘Conformity assessment – General requirements for accreditation bodies accrediting conformity assessment bodies’. All ISEAL accreditation body members are required to show compliance with ISO/IEC 17011:2004 as a prerequisite for membership in ISEAL. We are pleased to report that overall, ASI’s…
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ASI 2018 Assessment Plan and Public Consultation Results

Posted on 17 November 2017

ASI conducted the annual public consultation for the 2018 assessment plan from 23 August to 15 September 2017 to gather input from interested stakeholders for the upcoming year. Gathering this information from stakeholders on the ground ensures that ASI assessments are targeted, efficient and cost-effective. ASI published the 2018 Assessment Schedule on 24 October 2017….
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