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Comments Off on Ericsson Safety Day – reinforcing our commitment

October 10th is Ericsson Safety Day! The purpose of this annual event is to raise awareness about the critical importance of workplace safety and put a spotlight on how all of us, both within Ericsson and across our supply chain, must work together to achieve the vision of zero major incidents. Ericsson is committed to….

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 Digital agriculture and food tech – what’s new?

  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….

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.