Shareholders' meeting 2020

The Annual General Meeting of Bureau Veritas will be held on June 26, 2020 at 3 p.m. at the head office.

In the evolving context of the coronavirus pandemic (Covid-19), taking into account the provisions of Decree no. 2020-293 of March 23, 2020 and Decree no. 2020-423 of April 14, 2020 and, in the context of Order no. 2020-321 of March 25, 2020 adapting the rules of meeting and deliberation of Shareholders' Meetings, the 2020 Shareholders' Meeting will take place without the presence of Shareholders behind closed doors.

Under these conditions, Shareholders are invited to vote by post or to give their proxy to the Chairman by the means proposed by the Company and set out in the Notice of Meeting booklet below.

All steps will be taken to ensure that shareholders will be able to follow the proceedings of the 2020 Shareholders' Meeting live by means of a simultaneous webcast on the Group's website.

We invite you to regularly follow the information concerning the organization of the 2020 Shareholders’ Meeting on this page.

Due to the health situation, postal deadlines may be extended. We recommend that you perform the steps as soon as possible.

Important dates*  

VOTACCESS opening date

June 5, 2020

VOTACCESS closing date

June 25, 2020 at 15.00 hrs

Deadline for returning the voting form

June 22, 2020 at midnight

*consult the Notice of Meeting booklet below to see the terms and conditions.


Change instructions

Give a mandate

Contact Shareholder Services

0800 434 241 (France)

Asking questions about the organization of the Meeting/ address a written question

by mail: for the attention of the Chairman of the Board of Directors,
40/52 boulevard du Parc
92200 Neuilly sur Seine, France.


Contact the Company's registry manager

BNP Paribas Securities Services -
General Meetings Department -
CTO General Meetings -
Grands Moulins de Pantin -
9, rue du Débarcadère - 93761 Pantin Cedex.

Information regarding Bureau Veritas shareholders' meeting to be held on june 26, 2020

1. "Notice of meeting" published in the BALO (French)

Download the document published on May 6, 2020 in the BALO (in French)

2. Press releases

Download the press release of the preparatory documents for the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting of June 26, 2020

3. "Notice of meeting" of the shareholders' meeting including:

  • Agenda of the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting 
  • Governance
  • Information on Directors whose renewal and ratification of co-option is submitted for approval to the Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting
  • Summary of the situation of the Company and the Group
  • Board of Directors' Report to the Shareholders' Meeting
  • Draft resolutions 
  • Table of allocation of the profit
  • Documents and information request form

Download the free translation of the 2020 Notice of Meeting

4. 2019 universal registration document including:

  • 2019 Consolidated financial statements (including notes)
  • 2019 Statutory financial statements (including notes)
  • Management report of the Board of Directors 
  • Board of Directors' report on corporate governance including report on compensation of Corporate officers
  • List of Directors and list of their positions
  • Summary table of financial delegations
    • Information relating to the fees paid during the 2019 financial year to the statutory auditors;
    • Information relating to the description of the share buyback program;
  • List of subsidiaries and other equity participations
  • Statutory Auditors' reports on the statutory financial statements and consolidated financial statements
  • Statutory Auditors' special report on related-party agreements and commitments
  • Social, societal and environmental information constituting the Extra-Financial Performance Declaration

Download the 2019 universal registration document

5. Voting form

Download the voting form

6. Total numbers of shares and voting rights of the company at may 6, 2020

Download the number of shares and voting rights as at May 6, 2020

7. Special reports of the statutory auditors

Download the special reports of the Statutory Auditors 2020 (in French)

8. Slideshow presented during the Shareholders' Meeting of june 26, 2020

9. Summary/Minutes of the Shareholders' Meeting of june 26, 2020

10. Results of the vote of the resolutions submitted to the Shareholders' Meeting of June 26, 2020

11. Report on compensation of corporate officers

Download the report - URD 2019_Extrait Chap. 3.6