BEST OF: Aligning Climate Goals With Digital Transformation: Angela Baker, Chief Sustainability Officer at Qualcomm

Angela Baker is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Qualcomm, a leading global technology company enabling a world where everyone and everything can be intelligently connected. In this “Best Of” episode, Angela explains how 5G technology not only drives transformative innovation but also holds the key to myriad avenues of impact, from regenerative agriculture to education to health and safety. And how such technologies can accelerate and scale dramatic improvements in people’s lives at a time when it’s critically needed.

Angela Baker

Angela Baker is the Chief Sustainability Officer at Qualcomm where she oversees all corporate responsibility and environmental, social, and corporate governance. This includes the company’s climate strategy and net-zero emissions by 2040 goal as well as several other ESG 2025 targets. She also manages all social impact programs, including Wireless Reach, a strategic initiative that brings wireless technology to under-served communities globally. Previously, she served as an advisor to Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Office of Innovation at the United States Department of State, where she worked on foreign policy goals connected to the 21st Century Statecraft agenda through bilateral and multilateral engagement with strategic partners on technology and development issues.


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