A large proportion of India’s population live without access to modern technologies that most of us, particularly in the tech industry, take for granted. They have little to no access to electricity, clean cooking fuels, or clean drinking water. They are forced to rely on seemingly ancient fuels, such as kerosene for light and open […]
Back in January we introduced you to Folding@Home, a protein folding simulation programme set up by Dr Vijay Pande and his team at Stanford University.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.