Asia's carbon emissions are rising. Could this be the solution?
Today, we are featuring a guest post from Ulf Ewaldsson, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Group Function Technology, Ericsson, published on the World Economic Forum’s Cities and Urbanisation blog.
The sector of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has a crucial role to play in driving sustainable growth and social inclusion worldwide. In particular, it has the potential to accelerate action on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.
While the ICT industry as a whole is helping find ways to support all 17 SDGs, my goal – the one I am personally leading efforts to reach – is goal number nine: "Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation."