Today, September 21, is being observed around the world as the International Day of Peace. The United Nations is recognizing the day by holding a series of high-level debates on the connection between sustainable development and sustainable peace. The role of ICT in addressing the Millennium Development Goals is increasingly recognized. I would also argue, however, that [...]
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The Swedish American Life Science Summit, held August 21 – 23, had many interesting presentations and discussions about various topics across the life science sector, such as Innovative Healthcare Delivery Models and Creating a Digital Health System.
At the event, I presented Ericsson’s vision of the Networked Society and some of the concepts that could be realized [...]
We have been supporting Technology for Good and the use of social media to spread the word on the importance of sustainability issues for some time now and we continue to develop new opportunities for engagement. One of the greatest engagement platforms is the Social Good Summit. We are pleased to partner again this year [...]
At the Rio+Social event that took place in Brazil last week, with the help of social media, leaders from around the world took the discussions about a sustainable future to a global audience.
Being connected has become a natural part of our daily lives – it enables people, business and society to interact, innovate and share knowledge in whole new ways.
Many of you have followed my posts on this blog and commented on how technology can be used for good in the Networked Society. I’ve covered a range of issues that vary from climate change to the refugee cause. Due to the increasing interest in these topics, I’m pleased to announce that the Sustainability and [...]
Last month, I wrote a number of posts on how the ICT industry is transforming the way we learn across all stages of education. As education evolves, we need more than just a new kind of teacher – we need a new way of teaching.
This week, I attended the Stockholm+40 – Partnership Forum for Sustainable Development conference.
Over three days, April 23-25, the business sector, civil society, researchers, decision-makers and young people shared their perspectives on what we can do to achieve solutions in the areas of sustainable innovation, production and living. These three areas are of fundamental importance for [...]
By 2015, almost the whole world will be connected – and that will be a driving force for change.
2011 will be remembered as the year of the Arab Spring. The political unrest and the mass protests started by people in the Middle East shared one common element: the use of mobile communications and social media [...]
I have been working on a report with the Broadband Commission called The Broadband Bridge, Linking ICT with Climate Action for a Low-Carbon Economy, and we published it today.
The purpose of the report is to raise awareness about the important role that broadband can play in shaping the low-carbon economy of the future. The report [...]