Articles by: unicefstories

ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

ARM and UNICEF aim to transform people’s lives

Originally published on ElectronicsWeekly.com on 19 May 2015. To read original article, click here. UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year, multi-million pound partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. “We’ll be […]

Job Opportunity: Market Research Consultant, Flexible location

Job Opportunity: Market Research Consultant, Flexible location

Terms of Reference Title: Market Research Consultant Purpose: Conducting market research on renewable energy in developing economies, in particular sub-Saharan Africa Department: Innovation Unit Location: Flexible location Start Date: Immediate Duration: 3 months Reporting to: Deputy Chief of Section Background Lack of access to safe, clean and affordable energy is a main barrier to providing […]

The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

The Next Billion: Quartz’s forum on the mobile world

On May 19 2015, Quartz hosted The Next Billion forum about the next billion people to come online for the first time, largely on mobile phones. At the event, UNICEF’s Blair Palmer announced that UNICEF and ARM partnered with frog to launch the ‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge. For more details about […]

Bringing the Personal Internet of Things to the Poor

Bringing the Personal Internet of Things to the Poor

Originally posted on The New York Times “Bits” blog on 19 May, 2015. To read the original article, click here. The timing and technology are right to bring the power of digital sensing to the poor to improve health, safety and education. That is the animating assumption behind a new project announced […]

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

UNICEF and ARM Unleash Technology to Transform Children’s Lives

‘Wearables for Good’ design challenge launched today in collaboration with frog #tech4good #WearablesForGood LONDON/NEW YORK, 19 May 2015 – UNICEF and ARM have announced a multi-year partnership to accelerate the development of new technologies to overcome the barriers that prevent millions of families from accessing basic health, education and support services. […]

CMO Council Launches Global Innovation Ecosystem To Help UNICEF

CMO Council Launches Global Innovation Ecosystem To Help UNICEF

Originally posted on PR Newswire on 18 May, 2015. To read the original article, click here. SAN JOSE, Calif., May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) Council today announced the launch of a global CauseTech.net community and portal site, which is part of a new private sector initiative to […]