Digital Inclusion

Leaving no one behind in the digital world

Nearly half of the world's population does not have access to the Internet, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Though they are living in the digital age, they have been left behind in the digital world, as they are unable to benefit from digital technology and the opportunities that it provides. Access to education and healthcare is also highly unequal across different parts of the world and the environment is deteriorating, further widening the regional gaps. Since the emergence of COVID-19, the way we study, work, and live has been completely redefined; cloud offices, online education, and contactless shopping became the new normal. During this process, connectivity has been driving sustainable development in ways we never saw before. The pandemic highlighted that digital inclusion is more necessary and urgent than ever.

To leave no one behind in the digital world, Huawei has continued with its TECH4ALL digital inclusion initiative. We have worked with global partners such as UN agencies, NGOs, research institutes, governments, and customers to promote digital inclusion, focusing on four high-impact domains: equity and quality in education, environmental protection, inclusion and equity in health, and balanced development.

As of the end of 2020, Huawei had worked with more than 20 partners, such as the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and Rainforest Connection (RFCx), and is delivering real advances in education and nature conservation.

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  • 60,000+

    teachers and students from 200+ schools have benefited from TECH4ALL projects

  • 22

    protected areas in 18 countries manage natural resources and protect biodiversity more efficiently using Huawei's digital technology

  • 15

    accessibility functions are available on Huawei smartphones, which are used by 10 million people every month

  • 50 million+

    people living in remote areas in 60+ countries have access to mobile Internet services thanks to Huawei's RuralStar

Areas of Focus

Driving Equity and Quality in Education

Huawei is working with its partners like UNESCO to provide people in different regions with equal access to high-quality education.

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Conserving Nature with Technology

Together with environmental organizations and other partners, Huawei is exploring how to apply its ICT solutions to protect the environment and reduce the human impact on the environment.

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Enabling Inclusion and Equity in Health

Huawei is helping different groups of people across different regions gain equal access to high-quality medical resources and digital services, so that no one is left behind in the digital world.

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Driving Balanced Development

Huawei's TECH4ALL digital inclusion initiative helps rural areas and underdeveloped industries in developing countries to develop using ICT.

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TECH4ALL

Huawei believes that no one should be left behind in the digital world, so we developed TECH4ALL – our long-term, digital inclusion initiative for using technology, applications and skills to empower people and organizations everywhere.
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