The Technology for Good @ Roraima project was first conceived in 2017 after a request from the Brazilian government for Ericsson to implement a technological solution that could enhance their response to the Venezuelan migration situation for the benefit of both the migrants and the local population in the state of Roraima.
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…..
Today at the UN high-level event on Solutions to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals for Children, Ericsson is proud to present a new app designed to prevent and detect the sexual abuse of children.
“A purposeful partnership that will change the lives of many” is how someone described the flagship connected Ekocenter initiative during my first visit to the site in Ruhunda, a small village in the region of Eastern Province in Rwanda. It truly was awe inspiring to see what had been achieved by the teams from seven….
This is my first Mobile World Congress, and I never imagined the scale of this event – it’s like nothing I have ever attended before! It makes you realize the reach of the telecommunications industry and how every segment of society relies on connectivity. The first two days have been both busy and eventful. Particularly….
At Ericsson, we have been a leading voice from the private sector for many years on the power of public-private partnerships in advocating for a more sustainable future. Partnerships take many shapes but fill critical roles in driving sustainability advocacy.
Almedalen Week is one of Sweden’s most important political gatherings, a week filled with more than 3500 events and seminars. Sustainability was is one of the main focus areas for this year’s Almedalen.
Technology is changing our world in ways we could have never imagined. With global smartphone subscriptions predicted to reach 5.6 billion by 2019, increased broadband access and a 24-hour stream of information, the possibilities are endless. The challenge is to use these advances to serve the most disconnected families in the world.
Whatever you look at or read today when it comes to sustainable development – all the figures are going in the wrong direction – population growth, CO2 emissions, the availability of fresh water and humanitarian crises. Can public-private partnerships make a difference?