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Ericsson launches its Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility report 2013

11/04/2014

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Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society - a world leader in communications technology and services. Ericsson’s long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, businesses and societies to fulfil their potential and create a more sustainable future.


With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, Ericsson combines global scale with technology and services leadership. The company supports networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers. Forty percent of the world’s mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks.

Report highlights focus on responsible business, energy and Technology for Good:

  • Responsible business approach strengthened within human rights and sales compliance, responsible sourcing and anti-corruption
     
  • Improvements in the company’s activities and products with regard to energy, environment and climate change:  Ericsson Psi Coverage and Ericsson Radio Dot System are two innovative products improving coverage with reduced energy footprint
     
  • Milestones for Technology for Good programs:
    • Connect To Learn has expanded steadily to positively impact some 40,000 students in 14 countries, and the first wave of Connect To Learn graduates in 2013
    • Refugee connection mobile platform extended to address Syrian refugee crisis.  
    • Ericsson has set an objective to positively impact 2.5 million people directly through its Technology for Good initiatives by 2016.

Hans Vestberg, President and CEO, Ericsson, says: “Sustainability is increasingly integrated into our business strategy. I firmly believe that our commitment to sustainability and CR enhances our competitiveness, and the actions we take today will enable positive business outcomes in the future.”

If you are interested in learning more, follow Ericsson Technology for Good on social media or email corporate.responsibility@ericsson.com
 



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