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    Category: Sustainable Development Goals

    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….

    This week, I’ve been with Elaine Weidman-Grunewald at South by South West (SXSW), the enormous festival of music, film, innovation, and technology in Austin, Texas, where Elaine participated as a panelist on the topic of Technology for Good. In what’s been called “Spring Break for tech geeks,” this festival is a wild ride of color,….

    I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Fergal Byrne for his podcast, The Sustainability Agenda, which explores today’s biggest sustainability questions. It was a great opportunity for me to talk about how Ericsson puts its sustainability values into practice.

      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….

    Are you a student with an idea about how ICT can contribute to the future of food? If not, do you know a student who might? Help us spread the word: the Ericsson Innovation Awards program is a global competition that gives students the opportunity to collaborate with Ericsson experts on innovative ICT ideas that contribute….

    According to a recent report from the World Economic Forum some 4 billion people – more than 55% of the world’s population – do not use the internet. Approximately two billion people still lack access to basic mobile communications, and two billion more have mobile subscriptions that are not “internet enabled,” according to the Ericsson Mobility Report…..

    Ours is a world divided by several disparities, and gender is one of them. While popular portrayals in the international media highlight the modern superwoman figure who can have it all and do it all, the reality in many parts of the world is quite different. Child marriage, sex trafficking of young girls across borders,….

    Earlier this year I attended an event in London on the theme of girls in education and had the pleasure of meeting Simon Muskett, who was also there to represent Ericsson at our Connect to Learn stand. We’ve kept in touch, and he’s given me great insight into our Connect to Learn and volunteer programs…..