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Sustainability Expertise and Services

Sustainability is an opportunity we can tackle together

TÜV SÜD’s contributions towards a future characterized by sustainable development

Since 1866, TÜV SÜD’s mission has stayed true to our founding principle of creating safer and more sustainable development for people, the environment and business. This is supported by our independence, impartiality and professional excellence and the progressive ethical principles, innovation and honesty that has characterized TÜV SÜD and our employees for more than 150 years.
At TÜV SÜD, we work with the vision of being the trusted partner of choice all over the world for safety, security and sustainability solutions that add tangible value to our clients, environment and people.

TÜV SÜD supports the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and is committed to sharing our knowledge and experience to co-design a better and more sustainable future. We do this by anticipating technology developments and enabling responsible solutions in order to care for each other, our customers and our planet.

We have launched several corporate social responsibility initiatives internally, including the TÜV SÜD Foundation and a variety of social engagement taskforces. To learn more about TÜV SÜD’s efforts towards sustainability, read our latest corporate social responsibility report here.

TÜV SÜD SDG Lifecycle



If your company is planning on enhancing its corporate social responsibility practices, TÜV SÜD has the skills and experience to help you achieve your goals. Drawing on our own experience of prioritizing sustainability – as well as helping countless customers do the same by guiding them towards the circular economy – we have a strong understanding of how to help your business achieve its sustainability goals. 
We provide you with qualified sustainability experts who know how to apply sustainability concepts to your business, provide reliable advice on environmental standards in your country and customers’ jurisdictions, and offer innovative and cost-effective methods for developing sustainable design.

Our sustainability services include:

Sustainable designSustainable design

  • Guidance on improving the built environment above and beyond standard minimum requirements.

Environmental and sustainability solutions

  • Support for manufacturers and OEMs looking to improve their processes and meet customer expectations for environmentally friendly products.


  • Expertise in the design and the implementation of electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, and further services to test against regulatory standards in this industry.

Wind power solutionsRenewable Energies

  • We provide a wide range of services to ensure wind farms, photovoltaic plants, energy storage facilities, hydrogen technologies and power grids, as well as components, are safe, secure and compliant.

Energy efficiency in buildingsEnergy efficiency in buildings

  • Our energy efficient building services include green building certifications, energy audits, carbon footprint, compliance assessments and inventory management.

Information Modelling ManagementBuilding Information Modelling management

  • BIM is a new approach to building design that can significantly improve a building’s environmental efficiency. Our BIM services are helping AEC firms take advantage of this new approach.

Environmental testingEnvironmental testing

  • Environmental testing assesses how your product performs under ‘real world’ conditions. As the planet’s environment changes, our services help you assess how your products will react to extreme weather, rising temperatures and other changes.

ISO 14001CSR   

  • Corporate Social Responsibility Audits & Trainings – TÜV SÜD conducts audits and training on companies for compliance with the SA8000, Business Social Compliance Initiative, Worldwide Responsible Accredited Production, SEDEX and Code of Conduct. Furthermore, we can also help you to validate your sustainability report according to international standards such as AA1000, GRI, ISO 26000, and the certification of management systems worldwide.

Please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us to receive more information and details on our sustainability services using our contact form here.


Mapping the UN’s sustainable development goals to our business

First announced in 2015, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are a set of 17 specific targets intended to contribute to a better, more sustainable future for all. 

At TÜV SÜD, we are covering multiple SDGs with our service segments auditing and system certification, inspection, testing and product certification, advisory, and training.  


UN SDG Icons 


Our experience with every SDG throughout the business lifecycle means we can support your organization to achieve corporate social responsibility initiatives as well as accomplish self-defined sustainability targets. 


Find out more about the SDGs we help to address with our services below. 

  • 1. No poverty
    • Trainings      No Poverty
    • CSR Implementation and Social Audits
    • ISO 9001 - Quality Management; ISO 14001 - Environmental Management


  • 2. 消除饥饿
    • IFS食品认证Zero Hunger
    • BRC食品认证
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 14001;ISO 22000;FSSC 22000
    • 培训
  • 3. 良好健康与福祉
    • 医疗健康服务组合Good Health and Well-Being
    • IFS
    • BRC
    • 生命周期评估(14040-ISO 14044)
    • SIRI(I4.0)
    • 医疗器械网络安全评估
    • ISO 14001;ISO 45001;ISO 31000;ISO 22000;FSSC 22000;ISO 22716
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • 培训,如ADR
  • 4. 优质教育
    • 专业培训,包括网络意识
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 14001;ISO 29990;ISO 21001
  • 5. 性别平等
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 45001
    • 培训


  • 6.清洁饮水与卫生设施
    • TÜV SÜD水务能力中心(东盟)Clean Water and Sanitation
    • 产品水足迹(ISO 14046)
    • 污水管理
    • 比尔·盖茨卫生项目
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 14001 ; ISO 55001; ISO 46001
    • 培训
  • 7. 廉价和清洁能源
    • 氢:如绿氢认证、氢知识服务Affordable and clean energy
    • 能效
    • 碳足迹
    • 风能生命周期服务与认证
    • 太阳能和光伏生命周期服务与认证
    • 可再生资源验证(TÜV南德标准CMS 71)
    • 地热服务
    • 储能
    • 能源专题培训
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 14001;ISO 50001;ISO 55001;ISO 22301
  • 8. 体面工作和经济增长
    • 供应链服务
      Decent Work and Economic Growth
    • TCO分析
    • 可持续性尽职调查
    • 安全生产培训
    • CSR企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 14001;ISO 45001;ISO 55001;ISO 31000;ISO 22301;ISO 37001;ISO 28000;ISO 22716
  • 9. 产业、创新和基础设施
    • 工业能效Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure
    • 新一代无损检测
    • 声发射测试
    • 工艺安全卓越性
    • SIRI (I4.0)
    • 渗透测试
    • 网络风险评估
    • ISO 9001;ISO 14001;ISO 19600;ISO 45001;ISO 55001;ISO 31000;ISO 22301;ISO 28000
    • 环境专题培训
  • 10.缩小差距
    • CSR Implementation and Social AuditsReduced Inequalities
    • ISO 21001 - Educational Organizations; ISO 37001 - Anti-bribery Management; ISO 45001 - Occupational Health and Safety
    • Trainings


  • 11. 可持续城市和社区
    • 绿色建筑认证(BREEAM、LEED、DGNB、BNB、HCH)Sustainable Cities and Communities
    • BIM
    • 能源管理与认证(ISO 50001)
    • 环境认证(ISO 14001)
    • 产品碳足迹(ISO14067、GHG协议等)
    • 电动交通:电动汽车、充电基础设施、电池测试服务
    • ISO 45001;ISO 55001;ISO 29990;ISO 21001;ISO 31000;ISO 22301;ISO 37001;ISO 28000
  • 12. 负责任地消费和生产
    • 可持续电池认证Responsible Consumption and Production
    • CO2中性工厂
    • IFS
    • BRC
    • SIRI (I4.0)
    • CSR
    • ISO 9001;ISO 14001;ISO 50001;ISO 55001;ISO 22000;FSSC 22000
    • 培训
  • 13. 气候行动
    • 产品生命周期评估评审(ISO 14040)Climate Action
    • 对可持续木材和纸制品的FSC以及PEFC审核和认证
    • 可再生资源 TÜV南德标准CMS 71
    • REACH、RoHS、WEEE、包装和包装废弃物
    • 可降解包装认证
    • R2回收认证;PET再生聚酯测试;回收成分验证;生物降解性认证*(*开发中)
    • 可持续电池认证、CO2中性工厂
    • CORSIA
    • EMAS认证
    • SIRI (I4.0)
    • CSR
    • ISO 14001;ISO 50001;ISO 55001;
    • 培训:如循环经济产品开发
  • 14.水下生物
    • TÜV SÜD 水务服务能力中心(东盟)Life Below Water
    • 产品水足迹(ISO14046)
    • 污水管理
    • 可降解包装认证
    • R2回收认证;PET回收聚酯测试;回收内容验证;生物可降解认证*(*正在开发中)
    • CSR
    • ISO 9001;ISO 14001;ISO 31000
    • 培训
  • 15陆地生物
    • FSC 和PEFC审核 & 可持续木材和纸张产品认证
    • 可降解包装认证
    • R2回收认证;PET回收聚酯测试;回收内容验证;生物降解性认证*(*正在开发中)
    • CSR企业社会责任审核和社会审计
    • ISO 14001;ISO 31000
    • 培训
  • 16. 和平、正义与强大机构
    • Peace, Justice and Strong InstitutionsCSR 企业社会责任审核
    • ISO 19600;ISO 31000;ISO 22301;ISO 37001
    • 数据保护


  • 17. 促进目标实现的伙伴关系
    • 信任宪章Partnerships for the goals




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