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Monthly: March 2015

Editor’s note: Today we are happy to feature a post from Rajiv Bhatia, which originally appeared on Ericsson’s Call to Change blog. Rajiv is the Head of Mobile Commerce Sales for Ericsson for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) with a focus on growing mobile money business in developing markets: The World Bank’s CGAP puts….

“The New Climate Economy report refutes the idea that we must choose between fighting climate change or growing the world’s economy. That is a false dilemma.” The quote above is from the former President of Mexico, Felipe Calderón, and can be found in a new report called The New Climate Economy. Recently the Swedish government….

I am so excited to celebrate #TeachersMatter today with a social media “thunderclap” in support of the Varkey Foundation Global Teacher Prize. As a Technology for Good volunteer to-be here in Mexico, I will soon be participating in 21st-century education – perhaps in the front of a classroom – and helping to shape the next….

International Women’s Day celebrates the economic, political and social achievements of the women in the past, present and in the future. And for me, it is a time to reflect on progress made. I remember how my parents educated my brother and I in Brazil in the 1980s and 1990s. We always had the same….

As always, Mobile World Congress is a whirlwind. But Ericsson had a record number of visitors this year, over 5,000 and I do believe that we are making an impact as change-makers in the Networked Society. I have to admit, sometimes I prefer to be “on the ground,” working IRL with the implementation of our….

Sustainability was in focus at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona this week, supporting Ericsson’s theme of Enabling Changemakers in the Networked Society. A few highlights from our Technology for Good activities included the following, with a focus on energy and fuel cells. I’ll be writing about the rest of the event tomorrow:

This is my first Mobile World Congress, and I never imagined the scale of this event – it’s like nothing I have ever attended before! It makes you realize the reach of the telecommunications industry and how every segment of society relies on connectivity. The first two days have been both busy and eventful. Particularly….

What do you think the Coca-Cola Company and Ericsson could have in common? The first one is the world’s largest beverage company and the second one is the world leader in mobile communications and ICT. The answer is a common quest to invent sustainable solutions that positively impact rural communities’ well-being.