Bureau Veritas

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Bureau Veritas S.A.
Société Anonyme
Traded as EuronextBVI
CAC Next 20 Component
Industry Testing, Inspection, Certification
Founded 1828; 189 years ago (1828)
Headquarters Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France
Area served
Worldwide (140 countries)
Key people
Frédéric Lemoine (Chairman)
Didier Michaud-Daniel (CEO)
Services Testing, inspection, certification
Revenue 4.6 billion (2015) [1]
Number of employees
66,000 (2015)[1]
Website www.bureauveritas.com
Bureau Veritas marking on a shipping container

Bureau Veritas S. A. (formerly BVQI, Bureau Veritas Quality International) is an international certification agency. In addition to certifications, they provide HSE expertise (Health, Safety and Environmental). Today the headquarters are in Neuilly-sur-Seine, nearby La Défense. The company went public on the Paris Bourse in October 2007.[2]

Originally formed in Antwerp in 1828 as Bureau de Renseignements pour les Assurances Maritimes (Information Office for Maritime Insurance), the Bureau Veritas name was adopted in 1829.

The company has its headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near Paris La Défense in France.

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In 2013, Bureau Veritas launched a video[3] about its main businesses and its Testing, Inspection and Certification activities. This video won the 2014 TopCom "Silver Award" in the External Audiovisual category[4]

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