Tuesday
September 29
2020

Mobile Industry Closing ‘Digital Divide’ Across All 17 Sustainable Development Goals, Says GSMA

By Anasia D’mello

For the fifth year in a row the mobile industry has increased its impact across all 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) enabling essential services for people and businesses.

The year 2019 was the industry’s most impactful year as it increased its SDG impact score by 4.7% points. With over half of the world’s population in lockdown this year, the world’s dependence on digital technology to access essential communications has become acutely evident.

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Source: Vanilla Plus (link opens in a new window)

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Finance, Technology
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digital banking, digital identity, gender equality, mobile money, mobile technology, SDGs, sustainability