Results for Sustainable Development

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

Technology news round-up (Issue 92)

March 30, 2007 Greenpeace releases a study accusing the electronic industry of contamination of rivers and wells, a study commissioned by Nokia shows the power of the mobile phone in rural India, and Vodafone join with Citigroup to offer a revolutionary money transfer system. Read more >
Economic empowerment through mobile

Economic empowerment through mobile

January 30, 2007 Vodafone director of corporate responsibility, Charlotte Grezo, argues that providing people in developing countries with banking services through their mobile phones is a significant driver of economic growth. Read more >
Empowering local communities

Empowering local communities

January 30, 2007 This edition of Briefing discusses how multinationals can promote socio-economic change by using their core skills. In the end, economic empowerment is the only antidote to poverty and problematic social issues. Read more >