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Monthly: June 2015

From 30 November to 11 December 2015, around 40,000 delegates will converge on the largest diplomatic event ever hosted by France and one of the largest climate conferences ever organized – the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), or COP21. The stakes are….

Editor’s note: Today we feature a guest post from Ken Durand, the Head of Innovation at Ericsson’s Atlanta Idea Factory: In today’s world, we often take for granted having clean water and basic sanitation. However, one of every six people on planet Earth do not have daily access to clean drinking water, and one in….

Editor’s note: Today we feature a post from Omasan Ogisi, Head of Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility for Ericsson Sub-Saharan Africa, writing about Ericsson’s e-waste recycling efforts in Benin: How many electronic gadgets have you owned over the past 10 years, and where are they today? Research shows that on average, mobile phone users change their….

Editor’s note: We are happy to feature a post by Suzanne Fenton, Communications Officer, IT Emergency Preparedness and Response Branch, World Food Programme, about the humanitarian response efforts in Vanuatu after the devastation of Cyclone Pam in early March: It would seem that you learn something new every day in this job. Sitting in the….

Editor’s note: Today we are happy to feature a post by Fredrik Jejdling, Head of Region sub-Saharan Africa for Ericsson, as a preview to the World Economic Forum on Africa 2015, which is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, June 3-5. In Africa, as in the rest of the world, Information and Communication Technologies….