Last Saturday, March 23, in almost every corner of the world, people switched off their lights for one hour as a symbolic message about saving energy. At Ericsson, an internal campaign within our Region Middle East helped raise awareness about saving energy and also reducing, reusing and recycling. In most of our offices, we switched….
On Saturday, March 23, 2013, at 08.30pm, Earth Hour will inspire millions of people in thousands of towns and cities in 152 countries to switch off the lights. This is the world’s largest environmental campaign – uniting people to protect the planet.
Living in an online world where the internet is an indispensable tool for people’s development is something that almost every one of us appreciates – at least those reading this post. But the digital divide still affects much of the world’s population, and this is limiting people’s opportunities to develop. Narrowing this gap is one….
The Congo River flows lazily past the Ericsson offices where David and I were stationed for a few days last week. Butterflies swarm through the air and beyond the masses of water the city of Brazzaville is basking in the sun. It’s hard to believe this fertile and lush country is home to some of….
Our female employees are among Ericsson’s greatest assets, and we’re proud to have joined the Battle of the Numbers project to get more women into key operative and decision-making roles.
Technology is a key component for providing equal rights and opportunities to women. But too few broadband initiatives or national ICT policies have specific, gender-empowerment targets. If we are to achieve long-term, sustainable development, women must be part of an overall plan to bridge the digital divide.
In its quest to become a world-class city, Johannesburg in South Africa has taken significant steps towards bridging its digital divide and meeting challenges such as climate change.