Integrating principles of sustainability into product design, development, and production allows companies to manage the environmental, social and economic performance of their products. DNV provides companies the tools and methodologies to better understand the risks and opportunities associated with their products and support the adoption of innovative, responsible and cost-effective measures to improve product sustainability.
Today’s business climate requires companies to increasingly focus on integrating sustainability into every aspect of their operations. Companies are under scrutiny from shareholders, customers and other stakeholders to demonstrate their commitment to continually improving the sustainability performance of their products.
With its global perspective and comprehensive approach, DNV can help companies develop and implement a comprehensive product compliance and sustainability strategy.
Stakeholders increasingly expect companies to monitor the environmental footprint of their products on a continual basis and ensure that their products are not only safe but are also produced in responsible manner, complying with increasing stringent domestic and international regulations. Businesses are faced with a variety of ways in which to address these issues and demonstrate the sustainability performance of their products in a credible and transparent way. DNV’s product sustainability services support the design and implementation of an integrated product and supply chain strategy that:
In 2011, independent analyst firm Verdantix rated DNV as one of the top six global leaders in the sustainability assurance market. DNV was the first certification body to certify suppliers in China to SA 8000, a global social accountability standard that helps ensure ethical sourcing of goods and services. With offices in over 100 countries, DNV brings a strong global presence and perspective when developing processes that support product sustainability. Our offerings include:
Certification Services to Internationally Recognized Standards: