Quality and Excellence
- 2nd place - "2012 United Nations Public Service Award"
geo.admin.ch has won the 2012 United Nations Public Service Award, 2nd place, in the category of “Advancing Knowledge Management in Government”. Geo.admin.ch’s outstanding achievement has demonstrated excellence in serving the public interest and has made a significant contribution to the improvement of public administration in Switzerland. It serves as an inspiration and encouragement for others working for public service.
United Nations Public Service Award
- "Geospatial World Leadership Award for National Mapping"
The citation for the prize saw Geospatial World Magazine praise the foresightful thinking and professional methods of swisstopo in the preparation of geodata, both for the public and for commercial purposes.
swisstopo is a “perfect example of how a federal office can be reorganised and modernised to continue to remain a dynamic and leading provider of geodata. The market and customer orientation of swisstopo is valued very highly by its users.”
The “Geospatial World Leadership Award for National Mapping” was given on the suggestion of an international committee of experts made up of twelve personalities from the fields of geodata and geo-IT.
Geospatial World Forum
- "Excellence in Public Administration": geo.admin.ch
geo.admin.ch has won the „Excellence in Public Administration“ Quality Competition award in the category e- government.
- Société Suisse de Cartographie
- Prix Carto
Swiss Map Mobile 2009 iPhone Edition, winner of the «Prix Carto 2009» award.
The FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) is an international charity association which is committed to exemplary forest management.
Products which have FSC labels ascertain a link between raw materials which come from forests managed in an exemplary manner and products which have been manufactured using these raw materials. They provide the end consumer with a certainty and a guarantee that their purchase is not contributing to the pillaging of forests.
FSC Forest Stewardship Council
- ISO 9001-2008
The ISO 9001:2008 standard provides a tried and tested framework for taking a systematic approach to managing the organization's processes so that they consistently turn out product that satisfies customers' expectations.
ISO International Organization
- 3D Charter of Ethics
New technologies dealing with three-dimensional (3D) land data impose demands that ensure the objectivity of three-dimensional modelling at the ethical level and in terms of deontology.
The aim of the charter of ethics and deontology is to establish fundamental principles that its signatories are committed to actively respecting.
It is intended for public authorities, research units, industry associations, the private sector, that is all those who arrange, produce, handle, use or disseminate geographical data, computer generated images or three-dimensional land representations, together with related tools.
3D Charter of Ethics
- e-geo.ch charter
The e-geo.ch charter is intended for services of the Swiss Confederation, its cantons and communes, for economic players and research units which capture, manage and use geodata. By signing the charter, they are declaring that they are ready to actively participate – in connection with the strategies of the Swiss Confederation with regard to e-administration (eGovernment) and geographic information – in the setting up of conditions required for the national infrastructure of geographical information, in the optimisation of services and the interconnection of geodata, wholly geared towards users.
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