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Vacancy: Assessor for the FSC accreditation program

Posted on 26 September 2016

Accreditation Services International GmbH (ASI) is the global company that assures the integrity of leading sustainability standards. ASI offers third party accreditation for voluntary certification schemes, e.g. Aquaculture Stewardship Council, Forest Stewardship Council, Global Sustainable Tourism Council, Marine Stewardship Council, Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil, Roundtable on Sustainable Biomaterials, and Sustainable Biomass Partnership. ASI is…
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Tackling Conservation Challenges at IUCN WCC

Posted on 22 September 2016

Earlier this month, ASI participated in the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii, where ASI Operations Director Sönke Fischer and Project Coordinator Marnie Bammert helped promote the IUCN Green List of Protected and Conserved Areas, for which ASI has developed the Assurance Procedure, and supported the framing phase for World Environmental Hubs. Fischer expressed, “I was amazed by…
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Strengthening ASI Dispute Management

Posted on 20 September 2016

The ASI Dispute Management system handles three different types of grievances: Appeals, Complaints and Incidents. An Appeal can be submitted by a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) to appeal an ASI accreditation decision. A Complaint can be submitted by anyone who has been involved in a formal dispute resolution process with a Conformity Assessment Body (CAB) and/or certificate holder and is not satisfied with the outcome….
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Complaint – Living Oceans Society vs. SAI Global Assurance at ASC-SAI-002 – Public summary published

Posted on 14 September 2016

Living Oceans Society vs. SAI Global Assurance at ASC-SAI-002 Marine Harvest Canada Marsh Bay Farm Site – COMP 201509152: ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint received from Living Oceans Society. This complaint was submitted by Living Oceans (LOS) to ASI on 29 September 2015 and accepted for formal investigation on 28 October 2015. This is an investigation into…
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Complaint against IMO Swiss AG at IMO-FM/COC-100423 – Public summary published

Posted on 06 September 2016

Complainant (name withheld) vs. IMO Swiss AG at IMO-FM/COC-100423 – (Gruppe Franken c/o Universitaetsforstamt Sailershausen) – COMP 201410133: ASI has completed the investigation of the complaint received from complainant (name withheld). This is an investigation into IMO Swiss AG as the conformity assessment body (CAB) contracted by Gruppe Franken c/o Universitaetsforstamt to audit the company against…
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