Today, we are featuring a guest post from Ulf Ewaldsson, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Officer and Head of Group Function Technology, Ericsson, published on the World Economic Forum’s Cities and Urbanisation blog. The sector of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has a crucial role to play in driving sustainable growth and social inclusion worldwide…..
The latest Ericsson Mobility Report summarizes a research paper Ericsson has published that shows ICT solutions could help reduce global GHG emissions by up to 15 percent by 2030, which amounts to around 10 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2e), more than the current carbon footprint of the EU and US combined.
Earth Hour started in 2007 in Australia with the a goal to unite people to raise awareness of the fight against climate change and to protect the planet. Since then it has grown more than 7,000 cities and towns worldwide, as well as huge numbers of companies and individual households. On March 19, millions of….
Editor’s note: Today we feature a post from Stephen Carson, Director Business Strategies for Business Unit Radio and an editor of the Ericsson Mobility Report. His specialty is network economics. In our current edition of the Ericsson Mobility Report, we have an article that explores the relationship between traffic growth and energy consumption in mobile….
Within our three-year partnership with UN-Habitat, we have analyzed how ICT solutions can help cities to act on climate change. Our findings are presented in a report being presented at the UN-Habitat booth at the COP21 climate meeting in Paris.
Editor’s note: Today we are featuring a post from Candice Taylor that originally appeared on the Ericsson Careers blog. Candice is a Program Manager for Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility and takes care of the Technology for Good projects in the region of Dubai and the United Arab Emirates: We recently launched the Arabic version of….
Earlier this year, Ericsson and Vodafone in the Netherlands released the first radio site in the Netherlands powered with a hydrogen fuel cell. The majority of the Vodafone network is powered by green energy, but some of the company’s radio sites are not connected to the electricity grid and usually need to be powered by….
Right now the mobile industry is very busy planning for 5G, the next step in the evolution of mobile communication that should provide state-of-the-art connectivity beyond 2020. 5G will be a key component of the Networked Society, and it will help us realize our vision of essentially unlimited access to information and sharing of data….
Next year in Quito, Ecuador, the United Nations will hold its third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, also known as Habitat III. Habitat II was held 19 years ago, in 1996, in Istanbul, and Habitat I was held 1976.
Earth Hour 2015 took place on Saturday, March 28, between 8:30 and 9:30 pm local time around the world. The tagline for the global campaign was “Change Climate Change,” returning to the movement’s original focus to initiate citizen action on global warming. A day before the event, over 170 countries and territories had confirmed their….