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About UL

We help people achieve what’s possible by empowering trust. Businesses, industries, governments, regulatory authorities and the public put their trust in us, so they can make smarter decisions.

We employ exacting scientific processes and the highest ethical principles to help create a better world. As safety challenges and concerns expand to include sustainability, well-being, connected technologies and security, we provide broad leadership, deep expertise and vital services to guide these transformations.

Fueled by our mission of working for a safer world, we are trusted partners in solving our customers’ and stakeholders’ most critical challenges. We believe that when choices are empowered by insight and opportunity, the potential to realize responsible innovation and better living is endless.

To fulfill our mission, UL delivers business solutions and our nonprofit conducts independent research and shares scientific knowledge broadly. For more information about our nonprofit activities, visit   

Who We Are

We help you to see what’s possible. Find out how we help empower trust in the world around you.


We work to help create a safer, smarter, more secure and sustainable world.


For over a century, we have supported innovators, advanced safety science and protected people and places.


The principles and values established by our founder continue to guide our leadership today.


We love challenges and encourage pushing boundaries, active curiosity and asking tough questions.

Corporate Sustainability

We respect people, empower communities and support the natural environment.

Ethics and Compliance

Integrity, honesty, quality and fairness are the foundation of all of our business practices.


We help entrepreneurs to bring safety, security, sustainability and interoperability to their innovations.

Brand Integrity

Brand Integrity spans a range of services and activities designed to boost market confidence in brands and products to perform safely, effectively and responsibly.


Contact us at one of the many UL offices around the world.

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