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A trusted voice to tackle global transformations

About DNV

We are the independent expert in assurance and risk management. 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’s 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’s leading classification society and a recognized advisor for the maritime industry. We deliver world-renowned testing, certification and technical advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables, oil and gas, and energy management. We are one of the world’s 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 open industry assurance platform Veracity, cyber security and software solutions support business-critical activities across many industries, including maritime, energy and healthcare.


DNV GL becomes DNV

On 1 March 2021 DNV GL became DNV. Find answers to frequently asked questions about how the name change will happen and what the change will mean for you. You can also read the press release, or contact us with additional questions or comments.


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:

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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DNV's high-level organisational overview. Click to enlarge.

Research and development 

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

Diversity in DNV

DNV’s commitment to diversity is both an ethical choice and a business decision. DNV has employees from 115 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.