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Sustainability research

Standards, assurance and certifications



Previous SCR reports and other publications

Defining our significant topics

Sustainability reporting

Reporting and performance

Ericsson Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility performance is annually presented in our Sustainability Report and other reports. This section holds information on reporting standards, external assurance, our carbon footprint, international awards and an archive of our previous Sustainability Reports.


Sustainability reporting

Ericsson has reported on sustainability performance for over 25 years. Our reporting has evolved over time from environmental disclosure to the broader ‘triple bottom line’ approach which covers environmental, social and economic development aspects and the responsible business practices that the Company has today.

Sustainability reporting

Sustainability research

A pivotal aspect to our approach is basing our sustainability strategies on research and science. We carry out peer-reviewed research, both alone and in collaboration with research partners from academia and business, on the environmental, social and economic effects of ICT providing facts and insights.

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Standards, assurance and certifications

We follow our Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility progress and performance and do our reporting in accordance with globally recognized standards.

Materiality assessment

We regularly assess our significant economic, environmental and social topics to provide a strong foundation for Ericsson’s sustainability and corporate responsibility priorities.

2019 CDP report

An effective reductions strategy for carbon emissions is integral to our operations. Our efforts are disclosed to CDP, formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project.

Archive reports and publications

This archive holds all previous Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Reports—since 2001. And, other related reports on this topic.

Awards and recognition

We are very proud to be awarded and recognized in relation to Ericsson's Sustainability and Corporate Responsiblity performance, initiatives and practices.


Memberships of associations and national or international advocacy. We take a proactive leadership role in a number of associations and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders to scale the impact of our sustainability efforts.

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Create your own graphs

Create your own graphs, tables, and data using our traffic exploration tool that is based on data from the latest Ericsson Mobility Report. The report provides industry-leading projections as well as analyses of the latest market trends.

Public policy and government affairs

To achieve beneficial and sustainable long-term conditions for the ICT sector we engage and collaborates with governments, regulators, legislators, businesses and industry associations.

How we manage our business

Being responsible, open and transparent is the foundation of our approach to corporate sustainability. See how we work to improve and strengthen our business practices; from economic to environmental, social and ethical standards.