Qualcomm Incorporated announced plans to achieve net-zero global emissions for Scopes 1, 2, and 3 by 2040 and committed to the science-based targets initiative’s (SBTi) business ambition for 1.5°C. This builds on the company’s existing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal and includes interim 2030 science-based emissions reduction targets across Scopes 1, 2, and 3.

Read more: Qualcomm is on track to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040

At the session "System Change and Climate Innovation in the Technology Industry" hosted by the UNFCCC Global Innovation Hub during COP26, Dr. Fang Liangzhou, vice president and CMO of Huawei Digital Power, virtually delivered a keynote address on "Building a Low-Carbon Smart Society."

Read more: Technology innovation will play a central role in tackling climate change, says Dr. Fang Liangzhou

Ericsson will partner with Asiacell to enhance and improve LTE services in Iraq. The ongoing project will see Ericsson modernizing and expanding Asiacell’s LTE network and supplying Asiacell with the latest Radio Access Network (RAN) equipment from the Ericsson Radio System.

Read more: Ericsson to support Asiacell to modernize and expand its LTE network in Iraq

As enterprises in the Middle East progress in their digital transformation mindset, Charles Yang, president of Huawei Digital Power global marketing and sales service, sees the Middle East region and the Gulf specifically as one of “strategic importance” to the company as it seeks to contribute to a low-carbon, smarter society powered by digital technologies. The executive outlined the company’s vision in a press conference on the sidelines of this week’s GITEX Global 2021 summit held in Dubai, UAE.

Read more: Huawei Digital Power views Middle East, Gulf regions with ‘strategic importance’

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