• About us
  • Guiding principles of the SNV

What we stand for

As your capable partner for all standardization matters, we act sustainably, take responsibility, communicate transparently and provide impetus for the future. As standards expert or user, customer or employee – our focus is on you.

Vision

The SNV is the general, neutral point of contact for the Swiss economy and society when it comes to questions and requirements relating to standardization.

Mission

The SNV enables Swiss stakeholders to actively participate in shaping international standards. We make standards accessible, support our customers in building up knowledge and offer products and services tailored to their needs.

Values

  • forward-looking
  • responsible
  • resolute
  • sustainable

Vision

The SNV is the general, neutral point of contact for the Swiss economy and society when it comes to questions and requirements relating to standardization.

Mission

The SNV enables Swiss stakeholders to actively participate in shaping international standards. We make standards accessible, support our customers in building up knowledge and offer products and services tailored to their needs.

Together we are here to offer the following services:
  • We enable Swiss experts to help shape standards in international committees.

  • With standards, we open access to markets and technologies.

  • We support companies with products and services appropriate to their needs in various areas of standardization, ensuring that they can improve their competitiveness and benefit from greater investment security.

  • We help to ensure that consumers are offered products of good quality and safety.

  • We ensure that standards which promote the functioning of the economy and society are accessible in Switzerland.

Values

What makes us unique – together we are:
forward-looking
  • We are financially independent and invest in future-oriented solutions.
  • We are trendsetters.
  • With our services we promote knowledge, facilitate innovation and create added value and trust.
responsible
  • We honour our responsibility towards the economy and society.
  • We fulfil the requirements of our members and customers and are a reliable and capable partner.
resolute
  • We communicate transparently, honestly, confidently and effectively.
  • We cultivate a loyal, positive and collaborative approach.
sustainable
  • We work together to achieve a good, sustainable result.
  • We respect our employees and lead by example and inspiration.
  • We are constantly reviewing our organization and are committed to continuous improvement.
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