June 2020 - Ethics in Digitalization | Digital Ethics

Digital Responsibility - Call for Contributions

In what ways does the Internet industry support the attainment of sustainability and other socially responsible goals and ensure the continuation of essential services in times of crisis? dotmagazine's Call for Contributions on being part of the solution.

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Being part of the solution

For the Special Issue on Digital Responsibility in February 2021, dotmagazine welcomes articles from members, partners and customers of the eco Association/DE-CIX Group that highlight the important positive impact that digitalization can have in solving our current and future world issues.

Submissions date for Part I: 18 December 2020

Submissions date for Part II: 27 January 2021


Contributions can take the form of:

  • Articles offering advice or tips & tricks (link to template)
  • Case studies (link to template)
  • Interviews


Topic areas include:

Sustainable Digitalization

  • Energy efficiency & CO2 reduction in data centers
  • Smart energy solutions
  • Smart City/Mobility solutions for reducing CO2 emissions
  • Other sustainability-related initiatives

Critical Infrastructure – the foundation of the worldwide economy

  • Keeping systems running during a crisis
  • Supporting essential services
  • Ensuring business continuity
  • Connecting still unconnected or underserved regions

Social and Digital Responsibility initiatives

  • Initiatives for supporting online education
  • Initiatives for promoting diversity
  • Initiatives for promoting safety on the Internet
  • Other initiatives promoting social and digital responsibility


You have a related burning topic that doesn’t fit into the categories above? Talk to us! dotmagazine@eco.de

Please note: your contribution should not be too technical – the focus should be more on the strategic level.


How to submit a contribution

  • Given that the goal of the eco Association – as publisher of dotmagazine – is the responsible shaping of the Internet, promoting diversity is in our deepest interest. To boost the profile of women in the Internet industry, we are particularly keen to have the voices of women heard in our industry insights. We therefore especially welcome articles, quotes, and case studies which are (co-)written by, feature or quote Women in Tech.
  • For information on dotmagazine style requirements, please see the eco Guidelines for Contributors. By submitting a contribution to dotmagazine, you agree to these guidelines.
  • For the purposes of planning, please contact dotmagazine@eco.de before submitting a contribution.
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