Corporate Sustainability in DNV GL

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Our vision of having global impact for a safe and sustainable future sets the direction of our business. Our commitment to customers, ourselves and our partners are guided by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment. Guided by our values, we strive to do the right things and to do things right.

DNV GL’s business areas are certified according to the ISO 9001 standard and DNV GL as an organization is certified to the ISO 14001 and OHASAS 18001 standards.

Supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals

We use the global Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for creating customer value through solving societal needs. These global goals stimulate the way we run and develop our business. 

We have strong market positions related to the UN Global Goals 7, 9 and 13 through the solutions we provide for renewable energy, safe and sustainable industrial operations and infrastructure, technology innovations, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

We are pursuing growth opportunities for the UN Global Goals 3, 12 and 14 through our strategy to strengthen our presence in life sciences and ocean space markets, as well as in supply chain management across industries.

Working together, we go further

We have been committed to the UN Global Compact since 2003 and continue to integrate its ten principles on human rights, labour standards, environmental performance and anti-corruption work into our business strategy and operations. DNV GL has been a signatory to the UN Global Compact since 2003. This statement describes the steps DNV GL has taken to address modern slavery in our operations and supply chain.

DNV GL reports in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative Standards at the Comprehensive Level, and a third party has conducted a limited assurance of the report.

Supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals
Supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (click to enlarge).
Materiality matrix
Sustainability materiality matrix (click to enlarge).

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Mette Vågnes Eriksen
Mette Vågnes Eriksen

Group Sustainability Manager

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