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    April 22 is Earth Day, and the focus of this year’s campaign is environmental and climate literacy, highlighting the issue of deforestation in particular. According to the Earth Day Network, our planet is currently losing over 15 billion trees each year, which is equivalent to 56 acres of forest every minute. Ericsson is committed to….

    It’s that time of year again – on Saturday, March 25th between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. in every time zone around the world, we are all invited to support Earth Hour by turning off our lights to raise awareness about climate action. A variety of activities are scheduled at Ericsson headquarters and at many of….

    “When we know we’re going to be using the Connect to Learn devices in school that day, my friends and I wake up earlier and walk to school faster.” That’s a quote from a girl named May, whom we interviewed earlier this year as part of the Connect to Learn team’s ongoing visits to participating….

    Guest post by Lisa Elénius Taylor, marketing manager for M-commerce at Ericsson. Lisa has participated in launching mobile wallet services and mobile payment collaborations in three different markets in the Nordics.  This week is #GlobalGoals week and the United Nations (UN) is calling for collaboration from the public, by raising awareness, and also from businesses, who….

    There are more than 7 billion mobile subscriptions worldwide and the continued rollout of broadband services is transforming the lives of people across the globe. Yet half the population in developing countries still doesn’t have access to the internet. In light of this, the International Telecommunications Union, ITU, has set the target of ensuring that….

    Editor’s note:  Today we feature a post by Jakob Uludag, Sustainability & CR Subject Matter Expert for Ericsson. With his background in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution, UN Sustainable Development Goal 16 on just, peaceful and inclusive societies is particularly close to Uludag’s heart. The world is at a critical juncture, as we are witnessing….

    Editor’s note: Today we feature a guest post on financial inclusion via the Ericsson Mobile Financial Services blog . The author is Jeffrey Bower, a leader in digital payments innovation, who, among other clients, works with the Better Than Cash Alliance, a UN-based partnership of governments, companies and international organizations that accelerates the transition from….

    Winter in the Netherlands – the country where I’m based – looks more like a long autumn: a lot of rain and plenty of wind. So last week, I was lucky to spend a couple of days in the sunshine of Barcelona to guide visitors in our booth at the GSMA Mobile World Congress. One….