Ericsson has sights set on gender balance

Swedish communication technology giant aims for women to make up 30 per cent of its staff by 2020

8th May, 2016
Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, global vice-president of sustainability and corporate responsibility at Ericsson Picture: Maura Hickey

It’s 2016, but there are still questions to answer about gender balance - or the lack of it - in the tech sector.

Tech companies are looking at ways to address this. Ericsson, the Swedish communication technology giant, has made equality, talent and diversity a priority, setting a target to boost the total number of women in its workforce to 30 per cent by 2020.

The company, which employs 116,000 staff in 180 countries, had a...

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