UL is a global, independent, safety science company with more than a century of expertise in 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, inspects, audits, and advises and educates. They 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. They optimize the supply chain for manufacturers and provide them with a broad range of services that support every stage of the product life cycle. UL works with retailers, consults with governments and collaborates on standards that create level playing fields.