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Formats designed to structure data, which then enables interoperability, analysis, and software development.

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Standard for Public Code

The Standard for Public Code - a model for public organizations to build their own open source solutions to enable successful future reuse by and collaboration with similar public organizations in other places.

vc-ed (Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force)

The Verifiable Credentials for Education Task Force will explore the use of Verifiable Credentials that represent education, employment, and achievement credentials. This will include pursuing data model recommendations that will demonstrate alignment with the VC model, usage guidelines, and best practices.


What if we worked together to enable learner sovereignty, mobility and agency?

Standards Lab

Standards Lab

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

This handbook provides an overview of the creation, maintenance and adoption of a policy-related open data standard.

Dark Data Project

The Dark Data Project helps organizations uncover, deobfuscate, semantify and analyze problematic datasets

Credibility Coalition

The Credibility Coalition brings people together to develop common standards for information credibility.

Projeto Credibilidade

The Trust Project develops transparency standards that help people assess the quality and credibility of journalism.

The Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity (C2PA)

An open technical standard providing publishers, creators, and consumers the ability to trace the origin of different types of media.



Duke University, Durham, NC, USA

A sibling to ClaimReview that allows fact-checkers to identify whether a video or image has been manipulated.

The Data Nutrition Project

The Data Nutrition Project aims to create a standard label for interrogating datasets.

Digital Public Goods Standard

The Digital Public Goods Standard is a set of specifications and guidelines designed to maximise consensus about whether a digital solution conforms to the definition of a digital public good: open-source software, open data, open AI models, open standards, and open content that adhere to privacy and other applicable best practices, do no harm by design and are of high relevance for attainment of the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

999 Apps Certification Scheme

999 Apps Certification Scheme

The Grainger Suite Dobson House, Regent Centre Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3PF United Kingdom

A technical certification process for emergency response apps

International Aid Transparency Initiative Standard

International Aid Transparency Initiative Standard

Aid Effectiveness Team, Department of International Development, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G75 8EA, UK

The IATI Standard is a set of rules and guidance about what data organisations should publish and what format it should be presented in.

Beneficial Ownership Data Standard

The Beneficial Ownership Data Standard enables transparency by providing a solid conceptual and practical framework for collecting and publishing beneficial ownership data, resulting in data that is interoperable, more easily reused, and of higher quality.

Google Person Finder

Google Person Finder helps people reconnect with friends and loved ones in the aftermath of natural and humanitarian disasters.


Free and Open Company Data on 135 million companies and corporations in over 125 jurisdictions, including US, UK, Switzerland, Panama...

Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

Cities Coalition for Digital Rights

United Nations Avenue Nairobi, Kenya 00100

We, the undersigned cities, formally come together to form the Cities Coalition for Digital Rights, to protect and uphold human rights on the internet at the local and global level.

Open Contracting Partnership

Open Contracting Partnership

641 S Street Northwest, Washington, D.C. 20001, USA

Government contracting is worth trillions of dollars a year. We open up public contracting through disclosure, data and engagement so that the huge sums of money involved are spent honestly, fairly, and effectively.

Democracy Works Elections API

Our full-time research team maintains a detailed calendar of upcoming state, special, and local elections, which we release as our Elections API.


We build open source software, digital infrastructure, and governance frameworks to enable public-private collaboration and the seamless exchange of transport data.

Open Referral

We develop data standards and open platforms that make it easy to share and find information about community resources.

Wayfindr with TfL

Wayfindr with TfL

52-58 Arcola Street, London E8 2DJ, UK

We have developed the world's first internationally-approved standard for accessible audio navigation.

United Kingdom Digital Service Standard

United Kingdom Digital Service Standard

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

The Service Standard helps teams to create and run great public services.

Represent Canada

Find the elected officials and electoral districts for any Canadian address or postal code, at all levels of government


The Fairwork Foundation is a project that is working to set and measure standards in the platform economy.

Every Boundary

Every Boundary

86-90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE, United Kingdom

Help us find the world’s electoral boundaries!

Find That Charity

Find That Charity

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

'Find that Charity', developed by David Kane and supported by 360Giving, is a tool for finding data about non-profit organisations.


A specification of the civic.json metadata standard for civic technology projects

Open Knowledge Foundation

A world where knowledge creates power for the many, not the few.



Chicago, IL

DataMade is a civic technology company. We build open source technology using open data to empower journalists, researchers, governments and advocacy organizations.

Human Services Data Specification (HSDS)

HSDS is designed to support the publication of open, interoperable community resource directory data.


LogCheck's mobile app is the easiest way to stay on top of routine maintenance tasks, inspections, and meter readings. Sign up for your free trial today!

Government Digital Standards

Government Digital Standards

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)

A list of digital standards used by governments around the world

Green Button

The Green Button initiative is an industry-led effort to respond to a White House call-to-action to provide electricity, natural gas, and water customers with easy access to their energy- and water-usage data in a consumer-friendly and computer-friendly format.


CitySDK is a “service development kit” for cities and developers that aims at harmonizing application programming interfaces (APIs) across cities.

The Local Office Function Index

The Local Office Function Index (LOFI) is a standardized, nationwide dataset of what your elected officials are responsible for and how you can engage with them.

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