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  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Ericsson Sustainability & corporate responsibility

    Heather Johnson Vice President, Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Ericsson

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Managed Services

    Long lasting cost efficient performance through smart automation, analytics and business practice

    Digital Services

    Digitalize service providers through cloud and automation, providing cost efficient cloud native solutions in Core and OSS/BSS


    Highly scalable, modular platforms offering lowest total cost of ownership, best user experience in 4G and leadership in 5G

    Technologies & new business

    Innovating new sources of revenue for our customers, e.g. in IoT and new partnership based services

    Ericsson at a glance

    49 000 Patents 180+ countries 210,8 BSEK Net Sales

    Full year 2018 figures

    95 359 employees

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    25 years of sustainability leadership

    1993 1997 2000 2010 2015 2017

    First environmental report published

    First Group Goal to save energy at every step of

    our operations

    Establishment of Ericsson Response

    Signatory of UN Global Compact

    First ICT for development initiative to support the

    MDGs and the Millennium Villages Project

    Co-founded Connect to Learn

    Adoption of the SDGs as the framework for measuring company

    impact on society

    Climate targets approved by Science Based Target Initiative

    2007 2012

    Formalized our commitment to UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights


    Contribution to the Exponential Climate

    Action Roadmap Report

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Strategic focus

    Empowering an intelligent, sustainable and connected world by relentlessly innovating technologies that are easy to adopt, use and scale

    Our company purpose

    Responsible business Energy, environment and climate action Internet for All

    Drive proactive agenda beyond legal compliance to maintain Ericsson as a trusted partner

    Provide sustainable solutions and services through a circular economy approach to create business value

    Deploy innovative solutions which improve mobile broadband accessibility and impact the Global Goals

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Our approach

    Impact on society

    Ericsson impacts

    Products and industry impacts

    Proactive management of Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility topics are a core component of Ericsson’s strategy.

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Simplifying Ericsson’s sustainability reporting

    2017 2018

    Annual Report 2017

    SCR Report 2017

    SCR reporting Objectives SCR reporting Objectives

    Annual Report 2018

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    › Reporting principles and compliance

    › Sustainability approach and management

    › Governance and policies

    › Stakeholder engagement

    › Assesment process and significant topics

    › Risk management

    › Performance and results

    › Board of Directors approved

    › PwC Assured

    Sustainability Report 2018 overview

    “Ericsson’s sustainability leadership for the past 25 years is a core asset that will continue to be in focus across the company and is becoming an ever more fundamental part of our business.”

    Ronnie Leten Chair of the Board

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Sustainability focus in each Business Area

    Networks Digital services Managed services Emerging Business and Other

    — Invest to improve the energy performance of our offerings and to lower the total cost of ownership for our customers.

    — Energy efficiency of products, and sustainable materials management based on reuse and recycling.

    — ERS is 5G-ready with the option of remote software installation which contributes to reducing carbon footprint and use of materials.

    — Enable telecom operators to engage with modern digital ecosystems. Critical aspects of conducting business in these ecosystems are the protection of sensitive data, and respect for the right to privacy.

    — Align with legal requirements for privacy.

    — Ensure that privacy is designed into Ericsson’s solutions.

    — Automation, machine learning and AI improve network management and contribute to improve safety and reduce negative environmental impact.

    — Protection of customer and other sensitive data and the right to privacy are significant topics and their importance will continue to grow with the implementation of 5G.

    — Inclusive, risk-based approach to OHS including employees and anyone working or managing networks on our behalf. Safety and wellbeing are of paramount importance.

    — Strong, responsible business practices such as management of sensitive data and fair competitive behavior are considered by Ericsson when building partnerships and ecosystems for the future.

    — Opportunities from implementation of the IoT and new technology innovation have significant potential for sustainability improvements in society by reducing environmental impact, and improving productivity and safety across industries.

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Creating business relevance

    Topics covered in the Sustainability Report 2018

    A Anti-corruption

    B Radio waves and health

    C Information security and privacy

    D Respect for human rights

    E Responsible sourcing – material sourcing and efficiency

    F Responsible sourcing – supply chain management

    G Diversity and inclusion

    K Management of the legal and regulatory environment

    O OHS – accident and safety management

    P OHS – employee health and safety

    Q Ericsson’s own activities – GhG emissions

    R Product energy performance

    S Efficient use of raw material

    AA Internet for all – access and affordability

    Identified significant topics Ericsson regularly assesses its significant environmental, social and economic topics to provide a strong foundation for our sustainability and corporate responsibility priorities. It is a central component of the situation analysis for strategy, target setting, risk management, decision taking and reporting.

    Significant topics matrix

    The assessment is based on

    1. Ericsson’s business impact on environmental, social and economic topics jointly evaluated with all Business Areas.

    2. Stakeholder feedback and input from surveys and dialogues with employees, customers and investors.

    3. Presentation and approval by Ericsson’s Executive Team.

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Sustainability and corporate responsibility Report 2018 highlights

    *According to a joint research project with the Imperial College in London

    Responsible business Strong commitment to providing a safe and healthy work environment for all by reinforcing the Occupational Health and Safety Program

    Climate action, energy and environment We contributed to the Exponential Climate Action Roadmap as part of our climate action advocacy

    Socio-economic development

    On average 10% increase in mobile broadband adoption ratio causes 0.8% increase in GDP*

    Integration to the business

    The Sustainability report is presented as a separate report added to Ericsson’s Annual Report 2018

    Significant topics Annual assessment based on stakeholder feedback of Ericsson’s business impact on environmental, social and economic topics

  • Ericsson Internal | 2018-02-21

    Objectives & results 2018

    * Science Based Targets (SBT) approved by SBT Initiative ** New target

    Achieve 35% energy saving in Ericsson Radio System compared with the legacy portfolio (2016 baseline)*

    Innovate to allow for alternative energy sources to be economically feasible in 25% of the total installed base by 2020

    Achieve a 5G product portfolio that is 10 X more energy efficient (per transferred data) than 4G by 2022 (baseline 2017)

    Increase to 30% the female representation of executives, line managers and total workforce by 2020

    Enable internet for all through roll out of mobile broadband to connect additional 500 million people by 2024 (baseline 2018) **

    33% On track On track

    23% 132 million

    Risk mitigation

    Reduce occupational health and safety major incidents by 2020

    Address risk assessment for 100% of the top 90% of supplier spend by 2020

    Reduce 35% of CO2e emissions from Ericsson’s own activities by 2022 (baseline 2016) *

    Reinforce the Company ethics and compliance program with emphasis on