Mobile Technology's Role in Meeting Sustainable Development Goals

Showkat Ahmad Dar, Naseer Ahmad Lone
2022 Zenodo  
It has become increasingly important for companies in the twenty-first century to consider environmental sustainability. Various industries have taken varied approaches to environmental protection. Every major cell phone company has gotten behind this great cause at some point. The digital divide exists even in the most remote regions of the world, where there is little or no infrastructure. Cellular technology adoption continues to climb even as prices come down for smart phones and the
more » ... ility of reliable networks expands. Because mobile devices are so widely available and frequently used, many forward-thinking individuals are turning to them to help eliminate knowledge gaps, alleviate poverty, and enhance the environment. According to the GSMA's sixth annual SDG impact report, the mobile industry's contribution to all 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) increased in 2020. We are barely half-way to our potential impact on attaining the Sustainable Development Goals because of this worldwide pandemic. Given that the 2030 SDG targets are only 10 years away, progress cannot be taken for granted. There is a strong correlation between mobile phone uses in all the countries of the world. Thus, the purpose of the study is to demonstrate how mobile technology helps achieve long-term sustainable development goals.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6730441 fatcat:zxwys4ozjfckdbripyogqy3ixu