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2014-03-18 08:24:11

From reaction to incidents to the development of a corporate culture: the approach to occupational health and safety is changing all over the world; managing health & safety at work is crucial to North Americans to preserve the business, Norwegians and Swedes put people at the center, Asians feel they still have to work on structural aspects. KATY, Texas, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The approach to occupational health and safety is changing for the better all over the world. Companies are...

2014-03-12 12:20:41

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV GL, an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, announced today the launch of a comprehensive, tailor-made independent verification service based on the provisions of its Recommended Practice for Risk Management of Shale Gas Developments and Operations (RP), regulatory requirements and other publicly available standards. DNV GL offers the only global, third party verification service with...

2014-01-28 12:22:24

HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV GL has been ranked among the world's top suppliers of sustainability assurance services that help major businesses achieve and verify their performance on sustainability. The ranking, issued by independent analyst firm, Verdantix, gave DNV GL the top score for product sustainability assurance, an achievement tied to DNV GL's investment in product water footprints as well as its ProSustain(TM) standard. It also cited DNV GL as having a clear...

2013-12-19 16:21:58

KATY, Texas, Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and DNV GL - Business Assurance will develop and implement joint projects in the field of water footprint measurement and promote water management best practices, with a particular emphasis on Africa. They will also help build the capacity of the local private sector in the field of certification, label creation, evaluation, training and coaching in food safety and security, as...

2013-12-18 12:21:07

"In defining our new identity as DNV GL, our company's vision of making a 'global impact for a safe and sustainable future' has never been more relevant than it is today," says Henrik O. Madsen, President & CEO, DNV GL Group. "The new brand that we launch today reflects our broader service offering aimed at enabling our customers to make the world safer, smarter and greener." KATY, Texas, Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The merger of DNV and GL in September this year, led to the creation of DNV...

2013-10-08 12:21:49

Oil & Gas Industry Under Mandate to Obtain SEMS Verification HOUSTON, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV is the first to receive full accreditation following its provisional accreditation in May. DNV Business Assurance has now received full accreditation to provide SEMS audits to oil and gas operators in the Gulf of Mexico and other areas of the US Outer Continental Shelf. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131008/PH93801LOGO) SEMS is the Safety and Environmental...

2013-09-09 23:18:53

The new Risk Based CertificationTM approach will help companies widen the scope of risk considered in a management system certification audit. Incorporates a widened focus on sustainability in its management system certification audits. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 Risk Based CertificationTM is DNV Business Assurance’s approach to management systems certification, and has over the years helped thousands of organizations address specific risks related to their operations. But...

2013-07-17 12:25:07

ARNHEM and THE HAGUE, the Netherlands, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Contract first step in expansion of DNV KEMA's High-Power Laboratory in Arnhem. DNV KEMA has ordered two ALSTOM short circuit generators for the extension of DNV KEMA's high power laboratory in Arnhem, the Netherlands. The complete project consists of the supply and installation of two air-cooled short circuit generators and auxiliary systems such as a drive system, normal excitation system and lube...

2013-06-13 08:22:10

BEIJING, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightway Solar has completed the assessment conducted by DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a global leading technical advisor and consultant in solar PV engineering services, and has achieved positive results. DNV KEMA as an independent engineering authority carried out a comprehensive technical assessment of Lightway's production portfolio, which mainly focuses on the evaluation of manufacturing practices, technical, quality and reliability...

2013-01-17 16:20:54

HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV, an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, has launched recommended practice (RP) for the entire life cycle of shale gas extraction, based on risk management principles, industry best practices and standards. The objective is for the RP to form the foundation for future development of a globally recognized standard for safe and sustainable shale gas extraction. DNV is calling for input...