Who we are

Taking the broader view

Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we provide services that enable customers to advance further.

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Since 1864, our purpose has been to safeguard life, property and the environment. This purpose, our reason for being, is perhaps more relevant today than ever before. It is also a key motivation for our professionals working at DNV.

More than 100,000 companies and organizations across different industries all over the world rely on our independence, unique technical expertise and fact-based approach to help them become safer, smarter and greener. We help them make the right decisions. Decisions that enable them to build trust with their customers, stakeholders and society at large. 

This is also expressed in our ambitious vision statement: global impact for a safe and sustainable future. Everything we do, every day is contributing to this vision. So if your ambition is to make a real difference and seek opportunities beyond business, DNV could be just the right place for your next career move. 

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