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Ericsson is one of the biggest manufacturers of telecommunications equipment worldwide. The company has 60,000 patents, giving it the world’s leading portfolio in cellular technology. Founded in 1876 and headquartered in Sweden, it has a presence in over 100 countries through manufacturing sites, service delivery centres and R&D facilities.

Ranking position
#19 /200
Total score
51.8 /100
Measurement area Score (0-2) Rank (0-200)


0.5 /2 #96


1.1 /2 #17


0.8 /2 #82


1.5 /2 #15

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1.3 /2 #5
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More about the company

Stockholm, Sweden
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Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Fiscal year
Ends 31 December
Group revenue
US$ 27,076 millions (FY2021)
Group employees
101,322 (FY2021)
Emission data
177,000 tCO2 (S1+S2 LB)
Electricity consumption
580,000 MWh (FY2021)
Company filing name
Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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