5G's Green Footprint Stretches Across 'Railroads, Waterways and Airways of Tomorrow,' Says Qualcomm Exec

At CES 2022, Qualcomm’s VP of economic strategy claims that the green outlook for 5G greatly surpasses that of previous generations of cellular technology

By Catherine Sbeglia

During a panel discussion at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Kirti Gupta, VP of economic strategy at Qualcomm, claimed that the green outlook for 5G greatly surpasses that of previous generations of cellular technology. Further, she argued that the transformative promise of 5G, and because it is designed to “connect everything, everywhere,” it is paramount that it enables a sustainable future.

Qualcomm Leads Other Major US Chipmakers in Setting Net-Zero Goal

by Sydney Price

Chipmakers require tremendous amounts of energy and water, but U.S. chip producer QUALCOMM Inc. aims to reach net-zero emissions within the next 20 years.

As Mobile Networks and 5G are Rapidly Implemented, Limiting Energy Use Remains a Focus


By David Worford

Mobile networks and 5G use are exploding, but providers are working toward making sure that growth doesn’t result in a similar expansion in energy use.

To fight it the industry has focused on efficient technologies and new advances in network features and capabilities that allows for energy efficient procedures. 

Qualcomm Education-as-a-service: Transforming the Digital and Hybrid Classroom and Campus Experience


We’re in the midst of an educational revolution. Many schools and universities are shifting from traditional classrooms to a combination of remote study and hybrid learning. Qualcomm Technologies’ customized Education-as-a-Service (EaaS) IoT platform offers educators a new way of thinking about the role technology can play not only in the classroom but on campuses too.

Qualcomm Plans To Go Net Zero by 2040

By Roland Hutchinson

Qualcomm has announced that it is planning to go Net-Zero by 2040, the chip maker has said that it plans to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040.

They will reduce their emissions by 50% by 2030 at least and then they plan to be completely net-zero emissions 10 years later.

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NPO Kidsdoor and Qualcomm Wireless Reach Launch IT Drive Program


Qualcomm, through its Qualcomm® Wireless Reach ™ initiative, is collaborating with NPO Kidsdoor on a new program that will provide project-based IT training in Japan. This program will improve career readiness, IT literacy, and communication skills for middle and high school students in Tokyo’s Edogawa Ward.

Qualcomm Joins Business Ambition for 1.5ºC, Commits to Net Zero Across All Scopes by 2040

by Emanuela Kerencheva

Wireless technology company Qualcomm Incorporated announced today a series of long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goals, including reductions in absolute Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions by 50% and scope 3 emissions by 25%, from a 2020 base year, and ultimately reaching net-zero global emissions for all three Scopes by 2040.

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The Power of Collaboration: Fuel for the Million Girls Moonshot


Over the last five years, Qualcomm has invested $30M towards 160 STEM programs across the world. Similar to STEM Next, Qualcomm envisions a diverse and inclusive future STEM workforce made possible by advancing STEM education for students at all levels and from all backgrounds. During MGM’s launch last year, Qualcomm was a supportive inaugural funder and visionary leader that helped MGM create its strong–and growing–coalition of like-minded organizations.

Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ Represented at the Annual Learning Impact Conference


2020’s sudden shift towards a virtual learning environment presented the Qualcomm® Thinkabit Lab™ with a daunting task: adapt our hands-on engineering projects, collaborative group work and interactive coding classes to fit into this new virtual educational world. During distanced learning, it became necessary to approach the program differently, and our nationwide network of collaborators rallied together to implement our weeklong, invention-based STEM camps in an online setting.

Qualcomm Power-Efficient AI: Making Technology More Sustainable

Qualcomm CFO Akash Palkhiwala highlights the company’s breakthroughs in power-efficient AI

You grab your smartphone and say a few words. Instantly, your device recognizes your voice and unlocks. A notification pops up reminding you that your doctor recommends checking your glucose levels every six months. Quickly, you start writing an email to schedule an appointment, relying on your device’s predictive text feature to save time.


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