Based on the excellent year-to-date performance, considering tough comparables in the fourth quarter, and assuming no severe lockdowns in its main countries of operation due to covid-19, bureau veritas still expects for the full year 2021 to:
Didier Michaud-Daniel, Chief Executive Officer, commented:
“Bureau Veritas’ third quarter performance continues to demonstrate the strong growth dynamics of our businesses. The 7.5% organic revenue was notably led by an excellent performance in Industry, Consumer Products, Buildings & Infrastructure as well as Agri-Food & Commodities.
Our focus on sales performance, together with increased demand from our clients for all companies in the world for ESG-related services, position us to grow in a sustained manner. Thanks to our unrivalled expertise related to Sustainability, through our BV Green Line of services and solutions, we are perfectly positioned to capture the full potential of these growing markets.
Short term wise, whilst the conditions surrounding the delivery of some of our services remain uncertain due to the pandemic still affecting some regions of the world, we reiterate our 2021 outlook.”
1 Alternative performance indicators are presented, defined and reconciled with IFRS in appendix 4 of the press release.