Quality and excellence

swisstopo places a great deal of value on quality and client satisfaction in the areas of data, products and services. In recent years it has received numerous awards and certifications.

Awards

Swiss Digital Transformation Award 2017

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This award is made every year to companies and organisations that have made particular progress in their digital development and therefore have significantly increased their competitiveness.

Website of the Swiss Digital Transformation Award (in German)

2015 e-government competition

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In the 2015 international e-government competition, the “geo.admin.ch” project took second place in both the Best 2015 e-government Project and the Audience Award categories. This competition functions as an e-government quality indicator in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

www.egovernment-wettbewerb.de

"Excellence in Public Administration": geo.admin.ch

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geo.admin.ch has won the “Excellence in Public Administration” Quality Competition award in the e-government category. 

Prix Excellence

swisstopo wins three international awards

Die drei ESRI-Trophäen

At the annual user conference of the ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute) in San Diego (California) the Federal Office of Topography swisstopo 2014 maps were awarded first prize in three categories. The ESRI Awards primarily acknowledge the maps’ new and groundbreaking cartographic design. 

ESRI (Environmental Systems Research Institute)

Swiss ICT-Public Award 2014

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Winner of the 2014 “Swiss ICT Public Award”. Swiss ICT is Switzerland’s leading information and communication technology sector representative and is also the sector’s largest industry association.  

www.swissict-award.ch

Best of Swiss Web 2014

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Top rankings in the “Best of Swiss Web 2014” awards for the official Swiss map viewer in the Technology, Public Affairs and Mobile Web categories, and nomination for the Master Award. 

 

 

www.bestofswissweb.ch

Euro Cloud Award 2013

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Second place for the federal geoportal in the “2013 Euro Cloud Award” in the Best Cloud Service Use Case Public Sector category. This award recognises the most innovative cloud solutions that stand out for their originality, innovation, creativity and efficiency enhancement. 

 

www.eurocloud.org

2nd place - "2012 United Nations Public Service Award"

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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 2012

Trophäe Geospatial Award

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

Prix Carto

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Swiss Map Mobile 2009 iPhone Edition, winner of the «Prix Carto 2009» award.

Prix Carto

2010 Excellence in Public Administration Award

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“geo.admin.ch” received the 2010 “Excellence in Public Administration” award in the e-government category. This prize was awarded jointly by the Swiss Society of Administrative Sciences and the Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration.

 

www.excellence-public.ch/

Certificates and labels

Leading “e-government Switzerland” voice for geoinformation

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As the leading “e-government Switzerland” voice, swisstopo is adopting a central role in coordinating the implementation and dissemination of geoinformation, and is also the nationwide contact point and main knowledge source in this area.   

www.egovernment.ch

FSC®

FSC-Label

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.

www.ch.fsc.org/de-ch

ISO 9001-2008

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The ISO 9001:2008 standard provides a tried and tested framework for taking a systematic approach to managing the organisation’s processes so that they consistently turn out products that satisfy customers’ expectations.

www.iso.org/

Charters

3D Charter of Ethics

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The new technologies for processing three-dimensional geodata have to meet the requirements that ensure the objectivity of 3D modelling at the ethical and deontological levels.

e-geo.ch Charter

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By signing the “e-geo.ch” Charter, the parties concerned declare their willingness to actively participate in the creation of the prerequisites for the development of the national geodata infrastructure, the optimisation of the associated services and the user-oriented electronic networking of geodata.

Charta e-geo.ch


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