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    Category: Partnership

    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….

    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…..

    Editor’s note:  Today we feature a guest post by Helen Sigalas, the Head of Learning & Development for Region South East Asia & Oceania. Connect to Learn was deployed in Myanmar during 2015. Some 21,000 students will benefit in the first two years; more than half are girls. On a recent trip to Myanmar, my….

    In this podcast from the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Elaine Weidman Grunewald, VP Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility for Ericsson, talks with Susan Myers, Senior Vice President at the UN Foundation, about, among other things, ensuring access to education as a fundamental human right, particularly for girls in developing countries, and how this topic is….

    ICT and in particular mobile communication has been proven to improve the effectiveness of humanitarian response. A key consideration is knowing what technology to leverage and how to best make use of data and partners. The United Nations World Food Programme is one of Ericsson’s key partners within the UN Emergency Telecom Cluster (ETC), providing….

    At the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, Elaine Weidman Grunewald, VP Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility for Ericsson, talked with Forest Whitaker, CEO of the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) and UNESCO Special Envoy. Founded by Whitaker in 2012, WPDI provides holistic peacebuilding training that focuses on conflict transformation. And as the technology partner to….

    Editor’s note: Today we’re featuring a guest post by Yanneth Milena Higuera, Line Manager of Learning & Development in Mexico. I recently came back from a third visit to Chiapas in Mexico to our project with Forest Whitaker and the Whitaker Peace and Development Initiative (WPDI) and Educreando. We met with students and teachers, with….