Eva Joly is in no doubt: "In the future, there will no longer be room for unethical companies"
Future growth will increasingly take place in regions where there is political instability and weak governance structures without democratic traditions and sound legislation. These markets are often rich in natural resources and can be attractive due to the availability of low cost work forces. We will see more and more companies operating in these demanding markets, where they will be exposed to difficult situations and ethical dilemmas.
TNT, a leading global express and mail provider, is at the forefront of fighting fraud and corruption.
The demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the United States is rising rapidly, and the energy industry can demonstrate an operational record that is near perfect. Even so, the developments of mainland LNG import terminals are in most cases met with fierce local opposition due to safety concerns. This slows the growth of the importing, but does nothing to hamper the rise in demand for natural gas.
Coves Point is one of the largest LNG import facilities in the United States. Situated in the middle of a nature reserve, the facility is set for an expansion that has passed all the rigorous federal regulatory processes and even met with local approval.
Delivering hi-tech products to the most complex industries in the world – aerospace and defence – EADS must rely on its control of costs, schedules and efficiency being as mature as possible. To ensure this, the company is implementing Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI).
The Socialist Republic of Vietnam has seen an economic boom that in the last few years has outpaced even that of China. Oil is a major part of this, as Vietnam exports all of the crude oil and some of the natural gas it produces from its coastal resources. Now that oil is needed at home, and a whole new petrochemical industry is gradually being built to fuel Vietnam to even greater heights.
Vietnam’s fledgling shipbuilding industry has its sights on going higher. Although it is still some way behind South Korea, Japan and China, DNV management agree that Vietnam will move higher in the world shipbuilding league table.
The circular Sevan Piranema oil rig is the fantastic idea that no one believed in but which will soon be producing at full strength on the Piranema field off the coast of Brazil.
One of Japan’s most respected brands, Fujitsu, stipulates stringent demands for how its products may affect the global environment and its customers. The technology company does not stop there; it makes equal demands on all its suppliers. “We’re responsible for how our operations affect the environment – not only for today but also facing the coming 100 years,” said Mr. Mitsugu Sato, the general manager for Fujitsu’s sustainable development planning division.
크래프트 푸드(Kraft Foods)는 인상적인 속도로 세계 환경 경영 시스템을 실행하고 있습니다. 이 과정을 시작한지 얼마 안되어서 이 회사는 세계 각지에 있는 현지 생산 시설에서 ISO 14001 인증을 획득하였습니다.
Gasco’s management is committed to taking a proactive approach to managing asset integrity. The company has had an increased awareness and focus on this subject not only due to its ageing facilities but also to the need to build integrity into the company’s new facilities.
The Ho Chi Minh Eye Hospital and the intensive care unit of the Nguyen Tri Phuong Hospital in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam, have both been certified to the ISO 9001 quality management system standard by DNV.
DNV has received the Norwegian American Trade Award for 2006. The award was presented to CEO Henrik O. Madsen by Oivind Lorentzen, who is a member of the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) National Board of Directors.
DNV has launched a new service which will help shipowners to reduce the high level of accidents onboard ships caused directly by human error.
The Spanish branch of the global car rental company Europcar has chosen DNV to certify its Occupational Health and Safety Management System to the OHSAS 18001 standard.
Fortis, an international bank, has chosen DNV’s Q-Labs and IBM as its business partners in a project to enhance the efficiency of its software organisation across national and cultural borders.
Stating its intention to strengthen its leading position in Vietnam, DNV plans to undertake an expansion in the recruitment of surveyors.
DNV’s Echelon unveils new IT testing facility to help product manufacturers meet compulsory demands.
DNV will assist BP’s Operation Canadian Crude project, a major revamp of BP’s Whiting refinery to accommodate the processing of extra heavy oil from Canada.
The world’s largest newbuilding car carrier measured in car capacity is at present being built in Croatia to DNV class. The vessel will have a capacity of 7,000 vehicles and will be completed in January.
DNV has opened an office in Washington D.C., from where it will spearhead its new service concept to improve the way businesses manage their critical information flow.
The Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) is leading the way in biomedical research – with the help of DNV.
Fuel cell technology, estimated to be up to 50% more efficient than today’s diesel engines, will transform the economics and environmental impact of commercial shipping, according to the DNV-led joint industry project FellowSHIP.