Operating satellite systems and providing high value-added products and services
CLS, a subsidiary of CNES and CNP, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for Earth since 1986. The company is exclusive provider of ARGOS environmental data.
- 30 years growth
- 135 millions of euros turnover 2019
- 750 staff worldwide
Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably.
CLS, a subsidiary of the French Space Agency CNES and of CNP, is a worldwide company and pioneer provider of monitoring and surveillance solutions for the Earth since 1986. Its mission is to deploy innovative space-based solutions to understand and protect our planet, and to manage its resources sustainably. CLS employs 750 people, at its headquarters in Toulouse (France) and in its 26 other sites around the world.
The company works in six strategic areas of activity: sustainable fisheries management, environmental monitoring, maritime surveillance, fleet management, energy & mining, space & ground systems. CLS process environmental data and positions from 80,000 beacons per month , ocean and inland waters observations . In addition we monitor land and sea activities by satellite.
The group, which has been achieving strong growth these last few years, has set ambitious goals to take advantage of the opening-up of new markets.
25 million positions processed every day
Today, CLS has diversiﬁed and is currently active in five strategic sectors :
- Environment & climate monitoring
- Sustainable fisheries management
- Maritime security
- Fleet monitoring
- Energies, mining & infrastructures
CLS is certified ISO 9001:2008
CLS confirms its global quality policy to become the satellite operator reference for its clients and the space agencies that enstrust CLS with its programs.
CLS is certified ISO 27001:2013
Information systems security is one of our key values and a strategic challenge.
After starting the certification process, CLS obtained its ISO 27001 certification for the control measures in place to access its Datacenter in 2019.
The scope of certification is gradually being extended to cover all CLS activities.
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