UL is a global independent safety science company with more than a century of expertise innovating safety solutions from the public adoption of electricity to new breakthroughs in sustainability, renewable energy and nanotechnology. Dedicated to promoting safe living and working environments, UL helps safeguard people, products and places in important ways, facilitating trade and providing peace of mind.
UL certifies, validates, tests, verifies, inspects, audits, advises and educates. We provide the knowledge and expertise to help navigate growing complexities across the supply chain from compliance and regulatory issues to trade challenges and market access.
UL works with a diverse array of stakeholders. We optimize the supply chain for manufacturers and provide them a broad range of services that support every stage of the product life cycle. UL works with retailers, we consult with governments and we collaborate on standards that create level playing fields.
Around the world, UL delivers expertise and leadership through three strategic business units. These unique businesses cover the full spectrum of safety for the evolving needs of customers, from health and risk to environments and innovation.
Our proud history continues to motivate us each and every day. We have employed exacting scientific processes and the highest ethical principles for more than a century to deliver trusted results.
Our mission is at the core of everything we do. We conscientiously advance safety science through careful research and investigation, applying our efforts to prevent or reduce loss of life and property and to promote safe living and working environments for all people.
The principles and values established by our founder, William Henry Merrill, guide our leadership today to continue to advance safety for stakeholders around the world.