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Monthly: September 2018

Comments Off on Digital skills will be critical in the future workplace

For a number of years now Ericsson has been supporting Universeum in Gothenburg, Sweden, with the Digital Lab program – a dedicated technology program for kids. A visit to Universeum is a wonderful experience for kids and adults alike. It’s Scandinavia’s largest science center, with 9,000 cubic meters of adventure spread over seven floors. Visitors….

Comments Off on Ambitious climate action without carbon compensation

Ericsson’s sustainability team recently received a proposal from an engaged employee who suggested that we should compensate for the climate impact of our business travel. At Ericsson, we believe that all measures that reduce CO2 are important, and we know that many companies use carbon compensation as part of their efforts to reduce CO2 and….

Comments Off on Epidemic control using ICT – a game changer in fighting global epidemics

Epidemics have long been part of human history, from the Plague of Athens – the first recorded outbreak of infectious disease – to recent epidemics such as Ebola and MERS. Growing international exchanges, increases in population and urbanization, intensification of global climate and environmental changes, and inadequate systems of disease prevention and control are the….

Comments Off on Global goals need global solutions

At Ericsson, we believe that access to communication is a basic human need and that technology is a driver to improve people’s lives. We’re deeply committed to using our technology and expertise to empower communities and drive sustainable change. It was only natural, then, that we were early supporters and adopters of the Sustainable Development….

Comments Off on Mixed reality technology – fast track toward sustainable urbanization

Ericsson has been working in partnership with UN-Habitat since 2013 to develop a better understanding of the role that ICT can play in sustainable urbanization. Since UN-Habitat has identified urban planning as one of the major issues that must be addressed to achieve sustainable urbanization, our most recent collaborative project explores how mixed reality technology….

Comments Off on Industry digitalization and 5G business potential in ASEAN

In July of this year, manufacturing growth in Vietnam showed its highest level in seven years amid faster export growth. Indeed, its strong manufacturing sector has allowed the country to have one of the fastest growing economies in the world to date, with data from their General Statistics Office (GSO) registering a 6.8 percent increase….

Comments Off on Stepping up and taking climate change action

Even if one hot summer doesn’t prove climate change is happening, we can all be sure that the signs are there and we can expect more extreme weather and a warmer future. One of this year’s key meetings on this topic is the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS), which is taking place September 12 to….