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The Digital Index is a collection of global digital policies and initiatives that aim to protect and empower consumers. In a fast-moving world where digital technologies are constantly evolving and breaking down barriers, it is really important to share knowledge and insights on how best to deliver policy and practice for a digital world consumers can trust.

The Index, which has been funded by German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection (BMJV), is a resource for policy-makers, businesses and civil society to inspire them to create policy and practice that will ensure everyone benefits from the opportunities brought by digital innovation.

Read on to find out more about the Digital Index and to sign up to email updates. Click below to begin exploring the Index. 



Search by Country, Region or Policy Area

You can search for policies in the Digital Index by country, region, policy area or keyword, helping you to find the examples most relevant to you. Our search function also allows you to compare policies across topic area or country, simply select multiple options and view the results.  

Each policy comes with a short description and is tagged with a number of keywords to help you find other related content.

Contribute policies and examples

If you have a policy or initiative you think should be added to the Index, you can use our web form to provide the relevant information.

Your suggestions will help us ensure the Digital Index continues to grow, expand and improve as a useful tool for promoting consumer protection and empowerment across the globe.

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Consumers International Director General to step down

Consumers International has today announced that Amanda Long will step down as Director General.



World Standards Day 2018: Consumers, standards and the fourth industrial revolution

To mark this year’s World Standards Day, our standards expert Antonino Serra explores the 2018 theme; ‘International Standards and the Fourth Industrial Revolution’ and outlines why international standards are more important than ever if we are to fully harness the power of emerging technologies.