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Celebrating International Day of Forests

Posted on 21 March 2017

21 March is International Day of Forests, and ASI is pleased to be a part of the celebration. ASI’s team of 25 FSC assessors conduct witness and compliance assessments around the world, to ensure proper implementation of the FSC Forest Management and Chain of Custody standards. ASI assessors are conducting assessments in Brazil today, in Guatemala and Spain next week, and will…
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ASI Complaint Summary Report: CPAWS-NL vs. SAI Global

Posted on 09 March 2017

ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint received by the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Newfoundland and Labrador Chapter (CPAWS-NL) to ASI on 26 July 2016. It was accepted for formal investigation on 05 September 2016. This is an investigation into the performance of SAI Global as the conformity assessment body (CAB) contracted by the…
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ASI Report: Key Findings & Next Steps for the RSPO Integrity Project

Posted on 08 March 2017

ASI kicked off the RSPO Integrity Project in January 2016, aiming to create a platform for calibration between RSPO, ASI and the certification bodies offering RSPO certification. By the end of January 2017, ASI completed 10 compliance assessments (2 in 2015 and 8 in 2016) resulting in a total of 37 findings. Download a full report on…
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Vacancy: Social Coordinator

Posted on 22 February 2017

Job Purpose The Social Coordinator’s role is to identify social risks associated with the ASI accredited schemes and support ASI in effectively addressing these risks through its assurance activities. The person will plan, coordinate and conduct assessments, and develop new projects to continuously ensure social integrity and further develop ASI’s program for social and labour…
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FSC Training Providers welcome to apply

Posted on 22 February 2017

ASI welcomes FSC Training Providers to apply for approval as training providers or for approval of FSC training courses. The application form may be downloaded here. Training providers may be accredited CABs or other organizations. The FSC Auditor and Training qualification criteria have been defined by FSC-STD-20-001 v4.0 section 3.1 and Annex 2 as well as…
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