OPPO jointly hosts the 4th CSRtech Summit in Shanghai


In accordance with the report OPPO, Orange, Deutsche Telekom, and Saint-Gobain, co-hosted the 4th CSRtech Innovation Summit in Shanghai. Under the framework of UN (United Nations) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the summit aimed to identify innovative solutions for environmental and social challenges in the fast-changing world.

Aligned with the brand mission “Technology for mankind, kindness for the world”, OPPO shared its understanding and experience in promoting sustainability in product design, manufacturing and operation, while calling on entrepreneurs to devise new ways to contribute to sustainable development through technological innovation, as per the report.
it is claimed by the report that this year’s CSRtech Innovation Summit focused on finding innovative solutions towards three goals: protecting our planet, driving sustainable business, and valuing human wellbeing. The platform allowed start-ups to engage with established industry players and investors, to whom they pitched their new products, services and technologies targeted at solving these goals. During the summit, OPPO shared its own experience in green product design, which included designs capable of reducing carbon footprint and cutting down on plastic waste, as well as lighter packaging designed. OPPO also introduced its trade-in service as a way of supporting the circular economy and reducing waste.

As a prelude to the summit, three CSRtech innovation and entrepreneurship workshops were held in Beijing, Shanghai, and Shenzhen. At the Shenzhen workshop, OPPO invited the Youth Programme Officer from United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) China office to deliver a keynote speech on innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as Viobook Technology, a tech start-up focusing on accessible design for people with hearing-and-and speech impairments, to talk about their collaboration with OPPO on the City Voice Messenger project.
The summit claimed it received a significant number of applications from start-ups worldwide, from which only 12 outstanding start-ups were invited to participate in the pitch process. Among these 12 start-ups, Viobook Technology and SATOR Tech were awarded with the Outstanding Start-up in recognition of their idea. Viobook Technology is an innovative social enterprise dedicated to using AI technology to improve the communication status of hearing-and-speech impaired group. SATOR TECH aims to provide one-stop solutions for companies in the industry of energy, real estate and automobiles, based on self-developed AI and autonomous driving technologies. Viobook Technology is awarded with the Outstanding Start-ups.

“As a major force in social development, tech companies not only have responsibilities to deliver innovation in science and technology for commercial gains, but also to address global challenges and issues, Aligned with our brand mission of ‘Technology for mankind, kindness for the world ‘ OPPO is taking actions to contribute to sustainable development throughout our manufacturing, operations, and product design.” said Scott Zhang, OPPO Vice President of Oversea Sales.
OPPO claimed that it has integrated sustainable development practices into the whole life cycle of product design and manufacturing. These include improving the level of automation and making energy-saving improvements to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, using recycled materials in product packaging, and establishing a trade-in service to recycle and reuse old cell phones.
OPPO claimed that the its Health Lab cooperates with professional medical institutions and sports colleges to develop innovative health-related software, hardware, and services. OPPO Find X3 introduces the innovative feature Color Vision Enhancement, which assists those with Color Vision Deficiency (CVD) to see color-corrective hues and deeper contrast levels for color differentiation. Additionally, OPPO actively works with different partners and stakeholders to contribute to sustainable development, where it has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to help young entrepreneurs play a more influential role in addressing climate change challenges through technological innovation as per the report.

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