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Monthly: March 2016

Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post on smart sustainable cities by Daniel Paska, a Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility and Brand Manager in Region Northern Europe and Central Asia. Over the past few years, it has become popular to talk about sustainable cities, smart cities and, more recently, smart sustainable cities, when what we….

In Nairobi, Kenya, 38 percent of all prepared drinking water becomes so called non-revenue water, with about half of this amount lost due to leakages and half informally tapped and sold to residents for up to 20 times the recommended price. 209,000 cubic meters of water is not accounted for everyday, and this adds up….

Earth Hour started in 2007 in Australia with the a goal to unite people to raise awareness of the fight against climate change and to protect the planet. Since then it has grown more than 7,000 cities and towns worldwide, as well as huge numbers of companies and individual households. On March 19, millions of….

At the start of each year, one of our first tasks is planning our annual basic training course to introduce new volunteers to Ericsson Response. This is both an exciting and daunting time as there are always well over 100 applications to review from around the world, and we know that only 25-30 will be….

Editor’s note: Today we feature a guest post on financial inclusion via the Ericsson Mobile Financial Services blog . The author is Jeffrey Bower, a leader in digital payments innovation, who, among other clients, works with the Better Than Cash Alliance, a UN-based partnership of governments, companies and international organizations that accelerates the transition from….

Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest post by Karla Jerez, a solution manager in Latin America, specifically in the part of business devoted to Cable & Wireless. She writes about a network modernization in Panama that reduced energy consumption by 50 percent. One of the major concerns for operators these days is how….

Winter in the Netherlands – the country where I’m based – looks more like a long autumn: a lot of rain and plenty of wind. So last week, I was lucky to spend a couple of days in the sunshine of Barcelona to guide visitors in our booth at the GSMA Mobile World Congress. One….