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Green is the new Gold – From IUCN World Parks Congress Sydney 14 November 2014

Posted on 17 November 2014

The once in a decade IUCN World Parks Congress, held in Sydney from 11-19 November, is the landmark global forum on protected areas, bringing together over 6000 participants.  Building on the theme “Parks, people, planet: inspiring solutions”, one of the most acclaimed solutions of Sydney is the IUCN Green List for Protected Areas Standard which…
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SCS Global Services accredited by ASI to certify sustainable biofuels and biomaterials under the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) standard

Posted on 07 November 2014

SCS Global Services (SCS) is the first certification body to receive Accreditation Services International (ASI) accreditation to independently evaluate biofuels and biomaterials for conformity to the Roundtable for Sustainable Biomaterials (RSB) standard. Following the ASI accreditation procedures, involving office and witness assessments, the ASI Accreditation Committee has recommended SCS’s accreditation for RSB, for all scopes…
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Review of ASI Glossary approved

Posted on 08 October 2014

Version 2.0 of the ASI Glossary was approved on September 29, 2014 and is now available. The new version reflects both ASI and ISO language and streamlines the changes made to version 4.0 of the Accreditation Procedure. To download the new version of the ASI Glossary click here.

Sustainable tourism accreditation – ASI partnering with the GSTC

Posted on 30 August 2014 in

The Global Sustainable Tourism Council, GSTC, has appointed ASI as pilot partner for its accreditation program. Established in 2008, the GSTC, building on the support of a broad coalition of stakeholders, has developed a global set of criteria of universal sustainable tourism principles for hotels or tour operators and destinations.  These GSTC criteria provide a…
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ASI to support IUCN’s assurance system for the Green List of Protected Areas (GLPA)

Posted on 04 August 2014

IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, has appointed ASI to support the development of an assurance system for the Green List of Protected Areas GLPA. The IUCN launched the Green List as initiative to develop a tool that can measurably demonstrate conservation outcomes of Protected Areas based on performance and quality of governance…
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