Microsoft continues grants for affordable Internet access

Photo by Platon from the Microsoft Affordable Access Initiative website. Microsoft Corp. has renewed its Affordable Access Initiative grant fund for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to underserved markets. The application process is now open for a new set of partners, the company announced […]

Samsung and Glasswing win LATAM CSR award

Samsung Electronics Latin America and the Glasswing International Foundation have been awarded winners of the 2016 Best Practices of Corporate Social Responsibility in Latin America, in the “Inter Sectorial Partnerships” Category. This award, given by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI, for its Spanish acronym), together with the Mexican Center for Alliance on Social Responsibility […]

Microsoft’s assists NGOs with tech

Above: NGO representatives listen to Microsoft’s Andrew Persad (centre, standing) as he guides them through the use of Office 365 during Technology for Good day at the Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Mark Lyndersay. BitDepth#1044 for June 07, 2016 Above: NGO representatives listen to Microsoft’s Andrew Persad (centre, standing) as he guides them through the use […]

Ericsson reports on CSR projects

Ericsson has published its 23rd annual Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility Report, which details the company’s performance in 2015 in three areas: responsible business; energy, environment and climate change; and communication for all. The report also highlights how Information and Communications Technology (ICT) can enable all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and […]

TSTT briefs CSRs on phone accessibility

Above: TSTT CSRs are coached on accessibility requirements by PAVI representatives. Photo courtesy TSTT. To enable greater inclusion for persons with visual impairment, blink | bmobile has partnered with PAVI (Persons Associated with Visual Impairment), to educate its staff, largely its Customer Service Representatives (CSRs) who deal with customers on a daily basis, on the […]