Filing an appeal

We are committed to providing a credible and transparent accreditation process, and we will deal fairly with any queries about our decisions. If you are a conformity assessment body  (CAB) and wish to appeal an ASI decision, then we invite you to submit your appeal using the ASI appeals submission form. The process for appeals management is outlined in our Appeals Procedure.

 

Appeals Updates

Appeals Resolution SAI Global-ASI

09 May 2016: SAI Global submitted an appeal in January 2016 against two major nonconformities raised by ASI during a FSC COC & FM Witness assessment. An external independent investigator was appointed to evaluate the case. The Appeals Panel decided to reject the appeal and maintain ASI´s decision on both findings. The final appeal report was shared with the CAB at the end of April 2016. Public reports are not available for this case.

Appeals Resolution IMO-ASI

15 March 2016: IMO submitted an appeal in August 2015 against two nonconformities raised during an ASI desk review triggered by a complaint investigation regarding the establishment of wind mills in an FSC certified forest. As a response to the appeal, an external independent investigator was appointed to evaluate the case. The investigator decided to reject the appeal and maintain ASI´s decision on both findings. Public reports are not available for this case. The final appeal report was shared with the CAB in March 2016.

Appeals Resolution DVN-GL-ASI

15 March 2016: DNV-GL submitted an appeal in November 2015 against a major nonconformity raised by ASI during a Desk Review for an ASC Farm of DNV-GL. With previous agreement of the CAB an internal investigation was conducted and ASI decided to accept the appeal and reissue the finding as a minor nonconformity. The final appeals report was shared with the CAB in March 2016 and the original ASI assessment report will be modified accordingly. Public reports are not available for this case.

 

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