Public consultation for Traceability and Forensics Procedure

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ASI welcomes CABs, scheme owners and other interested stakeholders to participate in the public consultation for the revised ASI-PRO-20-110-Traceability and Forensics. Please download the draft document here. Please send all comments to Carl Ulrich Gminder, ASI Traceability & Forensics Coordinator. The public consultation will close on 28 February 2018.   Background and Revisions Three years ago ASI…
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Vacancy: ASC Farm Assessor in Southeast Asia

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Job Purpose The ASI Assessor, based in Southeast Asia, preferably Vietnam, is responsible for planning, performing and following-up on ASI assessments to applicant and accredited CABs in relation to ASC Farm certifications conducted in accordance with the requirements of the ASC certification program. Assessors play an essential role ensuring the robustness and credibility of the…
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First three CABs successfully earn SBP accreditation

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ASI is pleased to announce that three Conformity Assessment Bodies (CABs) have been accredited to perform Sustainable Biomass Program (SBP) certification. Control Union Certifications B.V., NEPCon OÜ and SCS Global Services have successfully undergone the transition from SBP approval to ASI accreditation over the past year, and may therefore continue to offer certification services for…
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In memory of Amos Bien

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We are saddened to announce the loss of our dear friend and colleague Amos Bien. Amos passed away on 19 November 2017. Amos was a thought leader in rainforest management, sustainable development and ecotourism. He joined ASI in 2013 and worked with us as assessor for the FSC program and as an expert for GSTC….
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IUCN publishes the Green List Standard and launches the Standard Token

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IUCN announced on 21 November that its Council has formally approved the IUCN Green List Standard for effectively and equitably managed Protected and Conserved Areas and mandated its further implementation. ASI is proud to be a partner in the ongoing roll-out and assurance of the system. ASI was involved in the development of the User Manual for the Green List Standard, an…
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