‘Connecting everyone and everything to a better future’ is the common purpose shared by every mobile operator across the planet. One common purpose illustrates our industry’s commitment to remain the leading contributor in creating a world where we are all connected and where the way we work and live together continues to transform and improve.
Our purpose and the UN SDGs
Our purpose is the driving force behind our industry’s commitment to playing the leading role in connecting the world and achieving the SDGs, which aim to end poverty, halt climate change and fight injustice and inequality. Access to the mobile internet is a defining moment in a community’s economic, social and political development.
Click on the tiles above to explore how mobile network operators are already contributing to the achievement of the SDGs .
Khushhal Zameendar by Telenor Pakistan
Telenor's Khushaal Zameendar (Prosperous Landlord) mobile agriculture service is empowering more than a million farming households by improving access to timely and actionable information for sustainable impact through better yields and improved nutritional status for the family.
Download the SDGs in Action App
Take Action on the SDGs! Download the SDGs in Action App created by the GSMA, United Nations and Project Everyone.
World Toilet Day: Changing Lives Through Mobile
How the mobile industry is working toward SDG 6 for clean water and sanitation on World Toilet Day. Narrated by Dr. David Nabarro, UN Special Envoy to the Sustainable Development Goals.
Albert: Robotic coding and mathematical education in Latin America
SK Telecom develops a campaign with IDB (Inter-American Development Bank) using a small educational robot
KT Giga Island Bangladesh
Proven effective, KT's GiGA Story goes abroad to Bangladesh.
Project Sampark: Empowering Women in India
Through initiatives like Project Sampark, Telenor India aims to empower women with equal opportunities
Connecting Everyone and Everything to a Better Future
Together we will continue to Connect Everyone and Everything to a Better Future
banglalink mAgriculture services
A mobile voice-based agricultural marketplace and market price information service.
Elizabeths Story: Connect Maternal Health in Tanzania
Vodafone’s M-Pesa money transfer system helps pregnant women access treatment.
Telenor: Educating Pakistan’s Women of Tomorrow
Education is key for lifting families out of poverty Easypaisa is helping girls like Zainab get access to education.
Millicom: Mobile Birth Registration in Tanzania
A new system is set to drastically increase the number of children under five with birth certificates.
Sea Hero Quest | The Project Story
Deutsche Telekom's innovative new mobile game designed bring scientists closer to developing new diagnostic tests for dementia
Turkcell: Women Empowerment In Economy
In Turkey 1 out of every 5 women is on the verge of poverty and waiting to realize their own potential.
Life Stories: Masai Market, Nairobi, Kenya
Boniface explains how he’s using his mobile phone to keep in contact with his customers.
Mobile operators launch ‘We Care’ campaign
Ensuring users enjoy mobile technology in a safe and reliable environment.
Ericsson and Telefonica connect Peruvian Amazon with 4G
Providing internet to Amazon communities with 4G/LTE technology.
AT&T Smart Cities – the technology that weaves through smart cities has the power to make our cities more resilient.
AT&T is committing resources and expertise in the Internet of Things (IoT) to create smart cities.
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