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About us

Building the invisible infrastructure of trust

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World-leading 

Each day, you will find us at work with over 100,000 customers, in more than 100 countries, building the invisible infrastructure of trust. We are the leading provider of risk management and quality assurance services to the maritime, oil and gas, and power and renewables industries. We are also global leaders in certifying management systems of companies across all types of industries, including healthcare, food and beverage, automotive and aerospace. 

Our purpose 

Since 1864, our purpose has been to safeguard life, property and the environment.  

Expertise 

We are passionate about safety, quality and integrity. Companies turn to us to make complex decisions with confidence. We help them manage their most critical risks and demonstrate compliance with regulations and standards. From structural defects at a molecular level, to an anomaly in terabytes of data, no detail is too small for our world-class technical experts. But it is our ability to also see the bigger picture that sets us apart: from advising on tomorrow’s energy infrastructure to creating technical standards for the safety of the world’s shipping fleet, or assessing the sustainability of a food value chain.
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DNV GL in brief

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organizations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. We also provide certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. Combining leading technical and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight. Operating in more than 100 countries, our professionals are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.

Our organization

Read about how our organization is structured

Our history

The common history of DNV GL goes all the way back to 1864. Read more about our journey.

The merger

As of 12 September 2013, DNV and GL have merged to form DNV GL.

Our Executive Committee

See an overview of our executive committee team here.

Our Board of Directors

The Board of Directors for DNV GL Group AS.

Corporate governance

Here you can find a description of the DNV GL governance model

Key figures

See key figures from DNV GL. The latest numbers are from the Annual Report 2015.

It's time to take a broader view

- to address increased complexity. An introduction to DNV GL's services.

Research and innovation 

Companies 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. 


Global presence 

From 350 offices in all corners of the world, we work with some of the world’s leading companies. We are headquartered in Oslo, Norway. See all our offices here.