Last month in Myanmar groups of excited public high school students travelled to an ICT training center in Nay Pyi Taw to spend a week of their summer holidays learning about word processing and safe internet behavior. Back in October, another group of public high school students in Myanmar waited nervously for the results of….
Last week I was in Paris to attend the third advisory board meeting for UNESCO’s Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report. Formerly known as the Education for All Global Monitoring Report, the GEM Report is an editorially independent, authoritative and evidence-based annual report that monitors progress toward the education targets in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)….
Closely aligned with the theme of this year’s Nobel Week Dialogue, the theme of the 2018 Ericsson Innovation Awards (EIA) competition was “The Future of Truth”. We challenged students around the world to propose technical solutions that improve people’s ability to find, validate and share information in a fully connected world. More than 1,400 university….
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…..
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….
Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a guest post from Rossella Cardone, Head of Innovation, Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility, Ericsson Region Mediterranean: After success in other regions, we are happy to announce the extension of the Technology for Good Employee Volunteer Program to Region Mediterranean (RMED) countries.
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….
Today we feature a guest post from the Giving Thoughts blog, a Q&A with Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, Corporate Vice President, Vice President of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility at Ericsson, by Alice Korngold, Co-Editor, Giving Thoughts, and author of A Better World, Inc.: How Companies Profit by Solving Global Problems…Where Governments Cannot. The United Nations Sustainable Development….
Today we are launching our 23rd Sustainability & Corporate Responsibility Report. One of our main themes is how we are turning intentions into impact. And this impact is perhaps best exemplified through our Technology for Good programs.