Did you know that 80% of blindness is avoidable? Around 39 million people worldwide are suffering from blindness but with the correct treatment many of them could gain back their eye sight. At Sony Mobile we believe in investing in our communities and making a difference through our products, technology and know-how. The ongoing collaboration […]
Sony Mobile teams up with Columbia University's Earth Institute and Millennium Villages Project, providing Xperia smartphones to health workers across sub-Saharan Africa
There are smartphones, and then there are smartphones that also make a difference. With the recent re-engagement in the Millennium Villages Project (MVP), Sony Mobile has become a mobile phone provider with their Xperia smartphones and is a key partner to the Millennium Villages Project (MVP), an initiative working to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the […]
In January 2013, Sony Mobile launched a voluntary phone recycling program in Russia. This new program provides our Russian consumers with the possibility of recycling their old phones in a more environmentally sound way.
That is the question Sony and not-for-profit sustainability experts, Forum for the Future have been asking consumers across Europe over the last six months. People were encouraged to imagine what life might be like in 2025 and think about the potential of technology to create a better, more sustainable world.
The United Nations’ refugee agency, UNHCR (the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugee) has developed a new interactive role-playing game for Android called “My Life as a Refugee”. The app lets users experience firsthand what it is like to be a refugee and deal with the same daily dilemmas faced by millions of refugees worldwide. […]
In March we announced the release of +U, a revolutionary Android mobile app that sets out to deliver real world, bite-size volunteering opportunities to a new, socially motivated audience. It aims to make one-off volunteering quicker, easier and more social. It works by combining geolocation with social networking and gaming to do just that.
Did you know that Xperia™ U, Xperia™ P and Xperia™ sola contain recycled plastic and waterborne paint?
From the very beginning when we launched the C901™ GreenHeart™ in 2009, our intention has always been to broaden GreenHeart™ across the portfolio. For us GreenHeart™ is not simply a competition to produce the greenest products, it is an initiative to improve the green credentials of our entire portfolio. We want to ensure that every phone […]
This is one of the things that you can read about in our brand new 2011 Sustainability report just published on our website. In the report you will find more information about our GreenHeart™ credentials, how we work with critical substances, our carbon footprint, Lifecycle Analysis, Community Engagement activities and much more.