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Monthly: June 2017

Clean and healthy water is a basic human right. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goal No 6 is to improve the quality of water, so that everyone has access to clean water by 2030. To achieve this goal, we need to be able to measure and understand the quality of water and Ericsson is leading a….

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of travelling to Linköping (Sweden) to take part in the weeklong training program to become an Ericsson Response volunteer. Ericsson Response is a global initiative in which Ericsson works in partnership with UN agencies such as the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), the World Food….

Earlier this week I had the pleasure of attending the 2017 Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) ceremony at the Nobel Museum in Stockholm together with the three finalist teams and about 150 representatives of a wide range of organizations in the governmental, non-governmental, business and academic sectors. Over 900 teams from more than 70 countries registered….

Last week I attended the Internet of Things (IoT) week in Geneva, where the seminars were structured around the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I took part in the panel session “How IoT can contribute to SDG #9 (Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure)”, where I had the opportunity to explain Ericsson’s view of the role that….

“If you’re human, you have bias,” says Howard Ross. “Just like we breathe, we have bias.” Ross is talking in the teaser reel of Bias, filmmaker Robin Hauser’s new feature-length documentary about unconscious bias and how it affects us socially and in the workplace, influencing the way we hire, pay and make funding decisions. (Hauser….

ElectriCity, a collaborative project between academics, industry and the public sector to provide electrified transportation in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, recently won first prize in the “operational and technical excellence” category at the prestigious UITP 2017 Awards in Montreal. Ericsson is the lead ICT partner in the project, where we work closely with Volvo….