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Monthly: July 2016

Digital transformation for a better future was in the spotlight at the 17th Ericsson annual event held in the historic Italian Senate (Palazzo Madama) building in Rome on July 6. Politicians, private representatives, and young people discussed the challenges Italy faces to meet the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted last year by the….

Last June was the wettest on record in the Netherlands, with more than 200mm of rain. At the same time, it was also the hottest June ever globally. This is a clear sign of the changing climate. The average temperature on Earth is 1.3C higher than it was 30 years ago. And experts say that….

Imagine two scenarios in 2030. You are in a serious car accident and end up unconscious and unable to communicate when the ambulance arrives. You are allergic to penicillin, and you are also a diabetic with a serious heart condition. But the medical staff doesn’t know any of this when they arrive. If all your….

Editor’s note:  Today we are featuring a guest post by Christian Murillo, who isresponsible for  Ericsson’s Ecology Management & Product Take Back program for Latin America. At the end of one of our product’s life, it’s important to close the loop and find ways to turn it into a resource. We do not view End….

At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Elaine Weidman Grunewald, VP Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility for Ericsson, talked with Forest Whitaker, CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) and UNESCO Special Envoy. Founded by Whitaker in 2012, WPDI provides holistic peacebuilding training that focuses on conflict transformation. And as the technology partner to….

Editor’s note: Today we’re featuring a guest post by Yanneth Milena Higuera, Line Manager of Learning & Development in Mexico. I recently came back from a third visit to Chiapas in Mexico to our project with Forest Whitaker and the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI) and Educreando. We met with students and teachers, with….

Last weekend, my family and I celebrated the ancient Midsummer holiday just like the majority of Swedes. And just like many Stockholmers, we left the city in favor of traditional Swedish feasts in the beautiful nature Swedish countryside. Once we arrived, my daughter commented on the fresh air, the absence of traffic and all the….