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    Category: Sustainability

    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….

    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….

    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…..

    Ever since adolescence, I’ve wondered what I can do to contribute and act as a force for positive change. Early on I discovered that technology and doing good can go hand in hand. This week is exciting for me because it is the week of Habitat III – the third UN conference on urban settlement….