DNV Acquire Sustainability Agency

Press Release
Thursday, May 10, 2012

DNV, the international risk management company, has acquired sustainability agency, Two Tomorrows Group, in order to expand its consulting service worldwide

Bjørn K. Haugland, DNV Group Chief Technology & Sustainability Officer says, “This acquisition brings together two organisations that have been supporting sustainability as it has evolved over the last 30 years. Our vision of building a safe and sustainable future means we are delighted to invest in the expansion of Two Tomorrows and provide a unique power to build trust with environmental, social and governance management.”

The announcement comes shortly after DNV announced the acquisition of 74.3% of the shares of the Dutch energy knowledge company, KEMA, to jointly create the world-leading energy consulting, testing and certification company DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability.

Mr. Haugland continues, “By joining forces with Two Tomorrows, we aim to become the trusted, independent experts in sustainability to global business and governments. I am proud that this experienced team has joined DNV and I believe our unique blend of world class risk and sustainability skills and knowledge will be unrivalled.”


Two Tomorrows executive chairman Mark Line, says, “Given our pioneering role in shaping the thinking around sustainability and corporate responsibility, becoming part of the DNV family provides us with a great opportunity to grow our business. It is a strategic fit, as we both share the same values and global commitment.

Two Tomorrows was established in 2009, following the merger of csrnetwork and SD3. With regional offices in London, Seoul and San Francisco, the agency has supported clients with the full range of sustainability and corporate responsibility issues, managing risks and creating value.


 

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