Huawei will invest US$150 million in talent training
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd stated that it plans to invest US$150 million in digital talent training in the next five years. Because the Chinese technology giant aims to contribute to digital empowerment.
The plan announced on Thursday, and the company released its 2020 Sustainability Report. Highlighting the company’s progress in digital inclusion, safety and credibility, environmental protection, and a healthy and harmonious ecosystem.
Huawei Chairman Liang Hua said, “Digital skills and literacy are not only the foundation of the digital economy. But also a basic human right defined by the United Nations.”
“Huawei Future Seed Program 2.0 will help college students and young people improve their digital skills. The program expected to benefit more than 3 million people,” Liang added.
Huawei is committed to helping the countries/regions where it operates to cultivate digital talents.
In 2008, Huawei began to carry out talent training programs through scholarships, technical competitions, digital skills training, etc. With a cumulative investment of more than 150 million U.S. dollars, benefiting more than 1.54 million people in more than 150 countries.
As the COVID-19 pandemic has put pressure on the global education and medical system. Huawei stated that it has been using its innovative ICT solutions to provide people in different regions with equal access to high-quality education and medical resources, and is fighting the pandemic. Play your part.
In 2020, Huawei announced the launch of “Skills on Wheels” and “Connected Schools” projects in more than 200 schools around the world, benefiting more than 60,000 people. Huawei also uses ICT solutions to assist the communities where it operates to respond to the epidemic. Provides technical assistance to nearly 90 countries to fully support local communities at this time of urgent need.
It also stated that it regards cyber security and privacy protection as its top priorities. In 2020, Huawei released the “Software Process Trustworthiness Framework and Evaluation Criteria” and established a complete set of trusted coding production mechanisms. As of the end of 2020, Huawei has obtained 2,963 patents related to network security and privacy protection worldwide. Last year, the company signed data processing agreements with more than 5,000. Suppliers and conducted extensive due diligence to ensure compliance. Huawei said it also focuses on reducing carbon emissions, promoting renewable energy, and contributing to the circular economy. In 2020, Huawei’s carbon dioxide emissions per 10,000 yuan of sales revenue decreased by 33.2% compared with the base year (2012), exceeding the 30% target set in 2016.