Earlier this month, I represented Ericsson at the international conference Sweden Foodtech Big Meet, a key event around the idea of building a next-generation food system based on tech, data, sustainability and health. Katarina Luhr, Stockholm’s vice mayor, opened the conference with a speech that stressed the importance of sustainable food and agriculture in….
Easy and ubiquitous access to education and quality healthcare forms the fundamentals of any society and makes a huge contribution to the development of a country. Even as one can see considerable progress in the growing number of schools, colleges, nursing homes, hospitals across the nation, it still is insufficient to meet the needs of….
The International Labour Organization’s annual World Day for Safety and Health at Work on April 28th promotes the prevention of occupational incidents and illnesses globally. It is an awareness-raising campaign intended to focus international attention on the magnitude of the problem, and on how promoting and creating a safety and health culture can help reduce….
The objective of SDG #6 – Clean Water and Sanitation – is to improve water quality so that everyone has access to clean water by 2030. To assess whether the water you are drinking is safe or not, you need to know if it contain impurities, environmental toxins or dangerous microorganisms, and be able….
The use of telecommunications technology has exploded globally, creating huge opportunities to connect people, enabling business efficiencies and transforming every aspect of our society. Some of those risks include dangers to children and are inherent, so we need to do more to protect children. I believe this issue should come to the forefront of more….
This guest post by Dr. Brenda Connor, Head of Smart Cities and Intelligent Transportation Systems, Ericsson North America, was originally published on November 15 on the Networked Society Blog. In New York City today, the Swedish-American Chamber of Commerce hosts the 2016 Green Summit. Each year, the Green Summit provides a venue to delve into pressing….
Today at the UN high-level event on Solutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for Children, Ericsson is proud to present a new app designed to prevent and detect the sexual abuse of children.
What do you think the Coca-Cola Company and Ericsson could have in common? The first one is the world’s largest beverage company and the second one is the world leader in mobile communications and ICT. The answer is a common quest to invent sustainable solutions that positively impact rural communities’ well-being.
Today we are happy to feature a guest post from Lars Peder Svensson, a Technical Solutions Expert who was deployed through our Ericsson Response program to Sierra Leone to help in the fight against Ebola. After several months, he returned to Sweden just last week: Every volunteer who has ever been part of deploying WIDER….
When we heard a few months ago that the Ebola epidemic was worsening in West Africa and the media reported that the number of cases was doubling every three weeks, the response from my manager, Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, was: “We have to do something. We can’t let this go!”