Earlier this month, I represented Ericsson at the international conference Sweden Foodtech Big Meet, a key event around the idea of building a next-generation food system based on tech, data, sustainability and health. Katarina Luhr, Stockholm’s vice mayor, opened the conference with a speech that stressed the importance of sustainable food and agriculture in….
In this post, Ruchi Verma, IoT Offering Lead, explores how infrastructure resilience can be strengthened with Ericsson Connected Environmental Monitoring. In 2010 the IoT Council first declared April 9 as IoT Day. This year the council hosted IoT Day events around the world on the theme of IoT for Social Good, with infrastructure resilience being one of the key….
Ericsson is one of several partners that have been working together with the Swedish city of Gothenburg for the past 15 months on the Fossil-free Energy Districts (FED) project. The purpose of the project is to develop an innovative district-level energy system that integrates electric power, heating and cooling in an effort to reduce overall energy….
Anyone who has done as little farming as growing a few tomato plants on the balcony knows that there is a lot of guesswork that goes into a successful harvest, and a lot of variables that can get in the way. On a larger scale, those variables have a real impact on successful agriculture and….
Photo caption: Self-driving shuttle bus transporting passengers in Kista (Stockholm, Sweden) – just one example of an IoT solution that contributes to sustainable development. The World Economic Forum (WEF) recently published a white paper based on an analysis of more than 640 Internet of Things (IoT) deployments worldwide that suggests it is possible to maximize….
Clean and healthy water is a basic human right. The UN’s Sustainable Development Goal No 6 is to improve the quality of water, so that everyone has access to clean water by 2030. To achieve this goal, we need to be able to measure and understand the quality of water and Ericsson is leading a….
Last week I attended the Internet of Things (IoT) week in Geneva, where the seminars were structured around the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). I took part in the panel session “How IoT can contribute to SDG #9 (Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure)”, where I had the opportunity to explain Ericsson’s view of the role that….
ElectriCity, a collaborative project between academics, industry and the public sector to provide electrified transportation in the Swedish city of Gothenburg, recently won first prize in the “operational and technical excellence” category at the prestigious UITP 2017 Awards in Montreal. Ericsson is the lead ICT partner in the project, where we work closely with Volvo….
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….
Last June was the wettest on record in the Netherlands, with more than 200mm of rain. At the same time, it was also the hottest June ever globally. This is a clear sign of the changing climate. The average temperature on Earth is 1.3C higher than it was 30 years ago. And experts say that….