Bureau Veritas Newsletter - January 2016



HIGHLIGHT
Read our new white paper "Software guidelines - Development & Assessment"
This publication establishes a new standard for enhancing and verifying the reliability and performance of embedded software, spanning every phase of development from commissioning to operation.
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COP21 obtains ISO 20121 Certification for its sustainability management

For the first time ever, a State and UN Climate Conference received event sustainability management systems certification (ISO 20121)
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Bureau Veritas, first Classification Society to win the Greek "Piraeus International Centre 2015" award

The trophy reflects the collective efforts of Bureau Veritas' personnel to the common values and principles for safeguarding property and lives at sea without compromising on environmental aspects.
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BUSINESS NEWS
Release of the new guide for Certification of freight Containers
This guide aims at ensuring the safety and compliance to international regulations of containers used for the international intermodal transport of goods.
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Discover our new Floating Offshore Gas Units Brochure
Growing demand for natural gas is leading producers to seek safe, flexible solutions for exploiting offshore gas. Bureau Veritas is providing vital support to the development and operation of floating offshore gas units.
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ISO 9001 and 14001 2015 Revision: Bureau Veritas launches innovative offer

The Group launched a suite of tools to help companies achieve the new certification standards.
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CORPORATE
Acquisition of NCC, a certification body for electrical and electronic equipment in Latin America
On January 6, 2016, Bureau Veritas announced the acquisition of NCC, a certification body for electrical and electronic equipment with locations in Brazil and Argentina.
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Acquisition of CERTEST, an Italian softline luxury goods and apparel testing laboratory
On December 1, 2015, Bureau Veritas announced the acquisition of CERTEST in Italy. This laboratory provides physical and chemical testing services to luxury international brands (leather, footwear, textiles and jewelry).
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