The Corboeuf ravine, a spectacular badlands formation in the Oligocene clays of the upper Loire valley (Rosières, Massif Central, 2007).© BRGM - François Michel

ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification

With ISO 9001 certification since 2004 and ISO 14001 since 2012, BRGM applies an integrated management system where quality and environmental certification work hand in hand.

With ISO 9001 certification since 2004, BRGM gives the highest priority to satisfaction from its clients and partners. In 2012, BRGM also received ISO 14001 certification recognising its responsible environmental practice.

Quality: ISO 9001 certification


BRGM complies with the international ISO 9001 standard, with certification awarded by AFAQ AFNOR in 2004 and renewed every 3 years.

This certification covers all BRGM activities in France and abroad, as well as all of its regional agencies. It reflects the high priority given at BRGM to satisfaction from its clients and partners (public organisations and enterprises).

Download the BRGM's AFNOR ISO 9001 certificate

Environmental responsibility: ISO 14001 certification


BRGM obtained ISO 14001 certification in December 2012 for its environmental management system, thus achieving of the goals set out in the BRGM-State contract for 2009-2012.

This certification guarantees the BRGM’s environmental accountability.

It recognises the BRGM’s performance in building up an environmental management system that reinforces its environmental practice by:

  • effectively managing the impacts of its sites and activities, in compliance with environmental regulations,
  • preventing pollution,
  • reducing consumption that has direct impacts on natural resources.

BRGM’s ISO 14001 certification, awarded by AFAQ AFNOR, covers its head office in Orléans.

Download the BRGM's AFNOR ISO 14001 certificate


Audit Office / Quality Delegation
Tel.:+33 (02) 38 64 46 93

COFRAC accreditation of BRGM’s laboratories

COFRAC accreditation is an important mark of recognition of BRGM’s technical and organisational competence, the reliability of its results and its capacities for innovation.

More information about COFRAC accreditation of the BRGM’s laboratories

BRGM - 3 avenue Claude-Guillemin - BP 36009 45060 Orléans Cedex 2 - France Tel.: +33 (0)2 38 64 34 34