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A trusted voice to tackle global transformations

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亿博体育app DNV GL

We are the independent expert in risk management and quality assurance. Driven by our purpose, to safeguard life, property and the environment, we empower our customers and their stakeholders with facts and reliable insights so that critical decisions can be made with confidence. As a trusted voice for many of the world鈥檚 most successful organizations, we use our knowledge to advance safety and performance, set industry benchmarks, and inspire and invent solutions to tackle global transformations.


We are the world鈥檚 leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, and we deliver world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy management. We are one of the world鈥檚 leading certification bodies, helping businesses assure the performance of their organizations, products, people, facilities and supply chains. We are also a world-leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk and improving safety and asset performance for ships, pipelines, processing plants, offshore structures, electric grids, smart cities and more.

Our Purpose, Vision and Values

Since 1864, our Purpose has been to safeguard life, property and the environment. Our Vision is to be a trusted voice to tackle global transformations. Our Values are beliefs that shape our performance; these ideals are the behaviours expected of all employees in DNV GL:

We care for each other, our customers, our planet, and we take care of ourselves.

We dare to explore, to experiment, to be different, and to be courageous, curious and creative.

We share our experience and knowledge. We collaborate with each other and our customers, and we continue to grow and develop as a result.

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Our organization

DNV GL is structured into five business areas

Corporate governance

DNV GL's governance structure

Our Executive Committee

Meet DNV GL's top management

Our Board of Directors

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Research and innovation聽

Companies聽rely on our impartial insights to navigate current and future technology trends and we help qualify and assure bleeding-edge technologies. We invest 5% of our revenue every year in research and development.聽

Global presence聽

From offices in all corners of the world and operations in more than 100 countries , we work with some of the world鈥檚 leading companies. We are headquartered in Oslo, Norway. See all our offices here.

Diversity in DNV GL

DNV GL鈥檚 commitment to diversity is both an ethical choice and a business decision. And truly, DNV GL is already a very diverse company, with employees from 116 nationalities working in 100 countries. We see diversity within our workforce as a way of delivering excellence, and we recruit the best people regardless of their background. We seek diversity at all levels of our company in terms of age, gender, nationality, experience and mindset. Read more about diversity within DNV GL.