About Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas S.A. is a multinational company providing conformity assessment, certification and consulting services to industry, government and individuals. 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. As of the end of 2010, the Group has more than 47,000 employees in 1000 offices and laboratories located in 140 countries.
Bureau Veritas provides consulting in compliance with quality, health and safety, environmental protection standards and regulations, particularly in the shipping and construction industries.
The company has its headquarters in Neuilly-sur-Seine, near La Défense.