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Sony's 'Vive el Cambio' recycling scheme passes the 1-ton mark

Sony's 'Vive el Cambio' recycling scheme passes the 1-ton mark

At Sony we’re committed to delivering a sustainable future both for our business and for the environment and communities within which we operate. The Vive el Cambio recycling campaign is a part of that commitment. It’s a scheme based in South America designed to recycle electronic waste, recover potential valuable elements and reduce the amount […]

While you sleep, your phone could be curing Alzheimer’s disease

While you sleep, your phone could be curing Alzheimer’s disease

Pretty much everything in biology comes down to proteins. They’re the building blocks for our bones, skin and blood vessels, the antibodies that keep us safe from disease and the signals that let us sense what’s around us. These tiny necklaces of amino acids can end up doing almost anything, and they achieve this mind-blowing […]

Peek Vision - Great eye care for everyone

Peek Vision - Great eye care for everyone

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

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 […]

Interactive Android app from the UN lets users experience life as a refugee

Interactive Android app from the UN lets users experience life as a refugee

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. […]

Did you know that Xperia™ U, Xperia™ P and Xperia™ sola contain recycled plastic and waterborne paint?

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 […]

Did you know that Sony Ericsson Xperia™ mini received the EISA Green Smart Phone 2011-2012 award?

Did you know that Sony Ericsson Xperia™ mini received the EISA Green Smart Phone 2011-2012 award?

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.