We can achieve the greatest positive impact and help accelerate achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals by creating the technology that connects people and things. Our technology improves lives by providing access to education, information, better healthcare, and economic opportunity, and can enable a safer, smarter and healthier planet. The technology we provide can help create a more equitable society by connecting the unconnected.
Committing to a cleaner, more connected world
On 23 September 2019 our CEO announced our commitment to reset our science-based emission reduction targets in line with the goal to limit average rises in temperatures to 1.5°C.
People & Planet report 2018
We are committed to expanding our transparency and our coverage. Our report is prepared in accordance with the Global Reporting Initiative GRI Standards, Core-option. Our report is also compliant with the advanced level of the UN Global Compact. The Global Reporting Initiative index is available as a separate PDF document at the bottom of this page. This report was published in May 2019.
5G, computer vision and video analytics
Environmental monitoring of the Baltic Sea with TeliaCompany.
News and press releases
Read about the latest Nokia news on sustainability.
Respecting our people in everything we do
We foster a culture of high performance and high integrity, guided by our vision, brand, and values. It is through our people and culture that we shape technology to serve human needs. Our pursuit of performance with integrity and sustainability – a culture that stems from our Finnish roots – is key to why our customers and partners choose to work with us, and why our employees work for us.
Our sustainability priorities remain improving people’s lives with technology, protecting the environment, conducting business with integrity, respecting our people and ensuring we make change together with key stakeholders in order to have the greatest positive impact. Read more below.
Sustainability is about actions not just words. Below are some examples of sustainable development activities in action.
Using private LTE to create smarter cities
Beyond the initial focus on safety and security, Nedaa plans to use its private LTE network to help Dubai improve management of traffic, transportation, waste, water, electricity and environmental protection.
The cool way to reduce energy and recapture wasted heat
A world-first: Nokia, Elisa and Efore commercially deploy a liquid-cooled base station that can reduce CO2 emissions by up to 80 percent.