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    Category: Sustainable cities

    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….

      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….

    How can we promote collaborative governance and urban sustainability when planning for the cities of the future? We believe that mixed reality offers interesting opportunities to engage citizens who are normally excluded from the planning process, and whose participation is important to foster urban sustainability. Many contemporary urban challenges are best understood as complex. This….

    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….

    Last weekend, my family and I celebrated the ancient Midsummer holiday just like the majority of Swedes. And just like many Stockholmers, we left the city in favor of traditional Swedish feasts in the beautiful nature Swedish countryside. Once we arrived, my daughter commented on the fresh air, the absence of traffic and all the….

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post by Simon Moritz, Senior Researcher of Machine Learning at Ericsson. I like cars, and I like motorcycles. I like snowmobiles, and I like motorboats. In fact, I like all engines that “roar”. When I was 15 years old, I borrowed my father’s rear loader and a piece….

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post from Ericsson’s User Experience blog by Marcus Nyberg:  We have recently concluded an exploratory research project together with UN-Habitat (United Nations Programme for Human Settlements) and Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company (responsible for water distribution in the Nairobi area). The project’s main ambition was to explore….

    Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post on smart sustainable cities by Daniel Paska, a Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility and Brand Manager in Region Northern Europe and Central Asia. Over the past few years, it has become popular to talk about sustainable cities, smart cities and, more recently, smart sustainable cities, when what we….