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    Monthly: December 2015

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post by Lisa Elénius Taylor that originally appeared on Ericsson’s Call to Change blog. Disproportionate numbers of women in developing countries are without access to financial services. Taking into account national circumstances, we need to work to bring more than 100 million women into the labor force. This….

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post by Caroline Clarke, the Head of the Ericsson Corporate Social Responsibility team at its Southampton office in the UK. On Thursday November 26, Ericsson Southampton opened the doors of its Experience Center to 70 local students for our 2nd Open Industry day. The aim of these Open….

    The Paris Agreement was adopted to a standing ovation on December 12, 2015 by representatives of 195 Nations. The passage of this historic legally binding agreement came after weeks of negotiations at the Paris COP21 climate change conference, and it means that the countries of the world now have a joint plan for reducing climate….

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a Q&A with Carolina Lima, who works in Brazil for Ericsson’s Region Latin America and Caribbean. Besides her day job with Project Management delivery, she is a volunteer employee helping teach young people how to use tools and tricks in the new media world. The project in Brazil is….

    As part of Ericsson’s vision to be responsible and a relevant driver of positive change – after a successful pilot in India and Sweden – we are glad to extend the Technology for Good employee volunteer program to Latin America and a few countries in the Middle East and western and central Europe.

    On this day 67 years ago, December 10 1948, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights a common standard for all peoples and all nations. The Declaration states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights, and it set out, for the first time, fundamental human….

    Editor’s note: Today we feature a post from Stephen Carson, Director Business Strategies for Business Unit Radio and an editor of the Ericsson Mobility Report. His specialty is network economics. In our current edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, we have an article that explores the relationship between traffic growth and energy consumption in mobile….

    Of all the COP climate meetings I have followed or participated in (COP15 in Copenhagen in 2009 being the first one), this one – COP21 – is by far the most promising. After the first week, a draft agreement was handed over to the French Presidency that gives the host government the authority to build….

    Here in Paris at the COP21 climate talks, water is on the agenda for the first time of any COP meeting. Complementary to the formal COP21 negotiations, countries and different actors are putting forward initiatives about how to integrate water and climate in policy, practice and funding. The Stockholm International Water Institute, SIWI, held a….