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  1. 1. …by making education available to everyone… Communications for all We believe that connectivity is a starting point for economic growth and improved quality of life. Connectivity is improving livelihoods… …by fostering peace and reconnecting families… …and by supporting disaster-relief efforts. To date Connect To Learn has brought 21st-century education to 33 schools around the world …by bridging the digital divide… For every 10% increase in broadband penetration, GDP increases by one percentage point Source: Ericsson and Arthur D. Little, 2010-2011 185,000 people have registered on the Refugees United mobile platform There are 43 million refugees worldwide Source: Refugees United and UNHCR Ericsson Response volunteers have assisted in more than 40 relief efforts in 30 countries over the past 12 years About 2.5 billion people worldwide are unbanked – yet 1.7 billion of them have mobile phones with the potential to access m-commerce services Source: World Bank Source: Ericsson
  2. 2. The carbon footprint of an average ICT user is estimated to decrease 20% between 2007 and 2020… …so we are designing products and solutions to make this happen… We are reducing our environmental impact throughout our value chain. Ericsson’s Psi Ψ 3G coverage solution reduces power consumption by up to 40% The Antenna-Integrated Radio (AIR) cuts energy consumption by 40% By 2017, 85% of the world’s population will have access to mobile-broadband coverage via 3G networks Ericsson increased its video conference rooms globally by 60% in 2012, contributing to the reduction of CO2e emissions per employee 34% of our global facilities use certified green electricity and 74% at measured European facilities …and reducing carbon emissions in our own operations. reducing our environmental impact In Sweden, we have used 100% certified green electricity since 2008 …finding smarter ways of working… Source: Ericsson
  3. 3. enabling a low-carbon economy The ICT sector contributes about 2% of global CO2e emissions, but can help eliminate a significant portion of the remaining 98% from other industries. ICT solutions will enable the low-carbon economy of the future… …and will transform industries and cities. By 2050, 70% of the global population will reside in an urban area or city. Stockholm Royal Seaport is an ICT-enabled city district that will be climate-positive by 2030 ICT 2% Waste 3% Forestry 17% Agriculture 14% Energy supply 26% Buildings 8% Industry 19% Transport & travel 13% The CO2e from an annual mobile subscription is equal to driving a car for about 1.5 hours Source: Ericsson and TeliaSonera, 2012 The SMARTer 2020 study estimates that ICT-enabled solutions could reduce global CO2e emissions by 16.5% in 2020 Source: GeSI Source: UN HABITAT Smart grids can help address 67% of the energy lost due to inefficiencies before reaching the consumer ICT 2% A 2012 study of eight ICT-related services in six countries showed they could produce energy savings of 373 million barrels of oil equivalents per year Source: Yankee Group and GeSI 373million Source: Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and GeSI Source: Stockholm Royal Seaport Innovation Center Source: Ericsson
  4. 4. conducting business responsibly Wherever we operate, integrity and high ethical standards are fundamental to our work. Through high ethical standards and our Code of Business Ethics, we promote fair employment, safe working conditions and concern for the environment. We have zero tolerance for corruption… …and put human rights in focus throughout our value chain. In 2012, Ericsson joined the Institute for Human Rights and Business Framework to discuss best practice for corporate responsibility in Myanmar Our auditors conducted over 640 supplier Code of Conduct audits in 2012 Our Sales Compliance Board is improving internal governance of human rights issues in the sales process Close to 100% of Ericsson employees worldwide have acknowledged our Code of Business Ethics Source: Ericsson

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