Nokia Eyes Sustainable 5G Future
October 9, 2020
Nokia has outlined a vision of a
5G-enabled world that delivers economic prosperity, opportunity for all
people and a healthier planet. The company has outlined its commitments
but calls on individuals, business and government to work together to
achieve the vision.
Come together to drive innovations and new use cases
Apply sustainable and circular design choices for new technology solutions
Advocate for the right to digital inclusion
Co-create rules and regulations for the ethical use of technology
Agree frameworks for evaluation of 5G carbon footprint and handprint
Use regulation to drive rapid uptake of technology innovations or new technologies
The publication of the Life in 2030 vision comes two weeks after the
Nokia President and CEO Pekka Lundmark signed a Joint Statement, UNITED
IN THE BUSINESS OF A BETTER WORLD which was handed to UN Secretary
General. The Statement, signed by more than 1,000 global CEOs, says that
at time of unprecedented disruption and global transformation,
international cooperation must be mobilized across borders, sectors and
A mining operator in Zimbabwe uses low-latency sensors to reduce environmental impact.
A surgeon in Japan operates remotely using 5G’s low latency to receive haptic feedback in real time, allowing him to “feel” his patient.
A pair of Brazilian entrepreneurs operate a biofuels collection business using self-driving vehicles.
A young farmer in New York State uses data from IoT sensor arrays to increase yields and reduce water usage.