ASI built its reputation managing the accreditation programs of the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and of the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) since 2006. In 2010 it became the sole accreditation body for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council (ASC) and later for the Roundtable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) in 2012.
ASI verifies the independence, competence and performance of certification bodies according to the requirements of the standard system. ASI maintains a quality management system in accordance with ISO guide ISO/IEC 17011.
Accreditation Services International is a global organization, with team members based across the world. Its headquarters are in Bonn, Germany.