Monday 6 July, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | South Asia | Sri Lanka
Dialog Axiata PLC’s ‘mWaste’ project was launched in 2008 and endorsed by the Central Environmental Authority of Sri Lanka. The project was part of Sri Lanka’s 2014 National E-waste programme, with the objective of recycling all forms of ‘mobile’ waste generated ...
Wednesday 17 June, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | East Asia and Pacific | Malaysia | South Asia
We cross back to Asia for our next blog in this series and arrive in Singapore. ‘RENEW’ – REcyling the Nation’s Electronic Waste – is a StarHub initiative that reflects their commitment to environmental sustainability.
Thursday 4 June, 2020 | Blog | CleanTech | Global | Natural resource management
In this blog we are showcasing Huawei’s Rainforest Guardians initiative, one of three in-depth case studies from our 'Digital Dividends' report that highlight how digital technologies are transforming natural resource management (NRM) activities in low and middle-income countries.
Wednesday 3 June, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | Kenya | Policy and regulation | Sub-Saharan Africa
In October 2012, the Safaricom e-waste management programme was launched with the objective of providing an end-to-end management solution for out of use electronic gadgets.
Tuesday 26 May, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | Philippines | South Asia
E-waste Zero is Globe´s flagship environmental project under their comprehensive sustainability framework. The project was launched in 2014 and has grown into one of the strongest e-waste collection efforts in the Philippines today.
Monday 18 May, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | South Africa | Sub-Saharan Africa
The global telecommunications market is growing at an incredible rate. 5G, IoT, and cross-industry partnerships are a growing rage. About 80.5 per cent of people on planet earth own a mobile, and more than 66 per cent own smartphones, which is expected to increase ...
Tuesday 5 May, 2020 | Asia and Australia | Asia Pacific | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | E-waste series | East Asia and Pacific | Operational best practices | South Asia | Thailand
As part of our blog series. which focuses on the efforts of mobile operators in emerging markets to lead comprehensive e-waste management schemes, we spoke with Jutaphat Pitiphapada, from AIS, about their e-waste initiative and driving a sustainable business.
Tuesday 28 January, 2020 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | Global
The ocean’s health faces many threats including warming, acidification, overfishing, habitat destruction and pollution. There is an emergency to restore and protect our coral reefs and the abundance of our marine life if we want to keep our primary O2 factory in order.
Thursday 19 September, 2019 | Blog | CleanTech | Global | Natural resource management
While there is a growing body of evidence that digital technologies have the potential to improve natural resource management activities in developing countries, current efforts remain fragmented and largely un-tested.
Thursday 19 September, 2019 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | Global | Kenya | Smart infrastructure
In July 2019, the GSMA attended GOGLA‘s ‘E-waste Festival’ in Nairobi, an event designed to bring the off-grid solar industry together to create new ideas, partnerships and projects related to e-waste.
Thursday 19 September, 2019 | Blog | Circular economy | CleanTech | Global | Industry positions | Natural resource management | Smart infrastructure
The year 2019 has seen an unprecedented rise in awareness of the environmental challenges we are facing as humanity; a change that can be seen at the global, organisational, community and individual levels.