Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Mats Pellbäck Scharp, Director of Environmental Health and Safety. Today is the World Day for Safety and Health at Work, and this year the focus area is work-related stress. At Ericsson we have decided use this opportunity to promote our program “Sustainable Work Life in the Networked Society”….
What do you think IBM and Ericsson have in common? A lot, you could say! They are both leading companies in ICT globally, and they both have a common goal to empower the next generation of problem-solvers by using ICT to solve societal problems in Sweden.
There are two natural questions when it comes to ICT and how it can reduce global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. The first is: “What is the carbon footprint of the ICT sector?” and the second is “How can ICT be designed and used to lower GHG emissions, not only in the ICT sector itself but….
Each year, Earth Day – April 22 – marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. It is now the 46th anniversary of a movement that continues to inspire, challenge ideas, ignite passion, and motivate people to action.
Twenty years ago I presented the results from my first study at Ericsson as a new employee. I showed that burning of fossil fuels to produce electricity to run our products (which are in operation more or less 24/7 over their lifetime) was the major environmental impact for our telecom products. Some people in the….
Today we are launching our 23rd Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report. One of our main themes is how we are turning intentions into impact. And this impact is perhaps best exemplified through our Technology for Good programs.
Editor’s note: As part of a series celebrating Ericsson Response – our volunteer staff program that supports the work of humanitarian agencies in disaster zones by installing and maintaining internet connections – we are happy to feature a guest post by developer Tamas Zádori. My first mission with Ericsson Response was when Typhoon Yolanda struck….