Proactive management of issues relating to energy, environment and climate action is a core component of our company strategy and corporate culture. We are committed to working together with other companies, governments, and international organizations to combat climate change, where Ericsson’s strategy includes our strong support for the Paris Climate Agreement of 2016.
Leveraging ICT to fight climate change
Since ICT is a carbon-lean sector that accounts for less than 2% of global CO2 emissions, we advocate for ICT-based solutions as a viable means for cities and countries to reduce their carbon footprints. According to Ericsson Mobility Report, information and communications technology (ICT) solutions such as the Internet of Things (IoT) could help to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by up to 15% by 2030. The main areas where ICT can support are transportation and traffic management, buildings, services, manufacturing, agriculture and land use.
We provide innovative ICT-enabled solutions as well as advocacy to address the interlinked global challenges of climate change and sustainable development. See our examples here.