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Sustainable tourism accreditation – ASI partnering with the GSTC

Posted on 30 August 2014

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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ASI presents findings from the ISEAL peer review

Posted on 18 June 2014

ASI has been evaluated against ISEAL credibility principles and ISO 17011:2004 requirements by two members of the ISEAL community. ASI has been a full member of ISEAL since 2011 and the ISEAL credibility principles have been deeply rooted into the ASI system. The peer reviewers represented the two other accreditation body members of ISEAL and…
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ASI Accreditation Update – Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Posted on 11 June 2014

As of 10 June 2014, the following Certification Bodies have achieved accreditation by ASI to offer RSPO certification – for plantation, or Principles & Criteria (P&C) and Supply Chain Certification (SCC): BM TRADA CERTIFICATIONS (United Kingdom) – SCC worldwide DNV GL BUSINESS ASSURANCE (Germany) – SCC in Europe INTERTEK CERTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL (Malaysia) – P&C certification…
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Review of ASI Accreditation Procedure approved

Posted on 30 April 2014

We are pleased to announce that the revision of our Accreditation Procedure is now finalized. The final draft has been approved by the ASI Managing Director and the procedure comes into force as of today’s date. The procedure, which forms the basis of our accreditation processes, has gone through a major review ensuring that it…
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