Over the past years, the Swiss Digital Initiative has worked together with partners such as EPFL and a dedicated Label Expert Committee on the Digital Trust Label (DTL). The Digital Trust Label is a combination of an organic label and a nutritional value table for digital services. It shows that relevant criteria on digital responsibility are fulfilled by a digital service in 4 categories: Security, Data Protection, Reliability and Fair User Interaction. The Label gives users more information and transparency for empowered decision-making, and acts as a clear signal for digital responsibility.
For the continuous development of the Digital Trust Label, we are looking for
New Members for our Digital Trust Expert Group
The Digital Trust Expert Group (formerly known as Label Expert Committee (LEC)) is dedicated to working on the label catalogue criteria and formulates Label recommendations to the SDI Board.
We already have a fantastic Expert Group in place but want to further strengthen specific aspects. This is why we are looking for experts in the following fields:
Mandate of the Digital Trust Expert Group
The Group is responsible for the development of the DTL catalogue and for insuring that the Swiss Digital Initiative remains at the forefront of Digital Trust expertise. It brings together experienced, passionate and influential individuals representing the different stakeholder groups, who can help create and implement an effective scheme:
Reasons to join the Digital Trust Expert Group
As the governance body most directly responsible for the continuous development, membership in the Group puts you in the driver seat to shape the Label criteria going forward. This gives you a direct stake in a pioneering project.
As a member you’ll have access to a growing community of experts on digital auditing and digital responsibility.
All members are also featured in the communication of SDI from our website and social media to our Annual Report.
Each member is compensated with a fixed sum of CHF 1’000 per year. This remuneration will be reviewed and adjusted as the Label scales. Once selected for the Digital Trust Expert Group, we are expecting a commitment to the mandate for at least 1 year with the preference of a mandate validity for 3 years.
The working language will be English and meetings will be held online.
Meeting take place on a monthly basis and are organized by the existing Co-Presidents of the Digital Trust Expert Group. Between meetings, regular communication is retained with members and other stakeholders on all important matters relating to setting, revision, implementation.
When selecting suitable candidates, SDI will pay close attention to equal representation and diversity.