Missing Types: An invitation to give blood 


Fewer and fewer people are donating blood in the United States each year.  Only 3 out of 100 people in the United States donate blood, yet every two seconds someone needs it. Summertime is tough as donations drop off. This is why – for the second consecutive year – IBM is joining the American Red […]

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Call for Code Hackathon on May 4th

Join us on May 4th to build resiliency against wildfires in Fremont, CA. We invite all available developers, engineers, and designers, as well as representatives of organizations supporting disaster preparedness and relief to participate in our Call for Code Hackathon on May 4th in Fremont, CA. IBM has long built a culture of innovation and responsible […]

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Celebrating Volunteer Excellence and #goodtechIBM

This week, five IBMers and ten IBM teams across 13 countries are being recognized with the 2018 Volunteer Excellence Awards. This award recognizes IBM employees and teams for what they do best – developing and applying IBM technologies to making the world better – in service of their local communities. This year’s winners hail from […]

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Building Your Authentic Brand

When colleagues hear your name, what do they think? Is your reputation – or brand – accurate, and the one you want people to recognize you by? On March 13, as part of this year’s DiscoverE Global Marathon, I’ll join a Nobel Prize winner and a world-renowned personal brand strategist to discuss how your brand […]

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Engineers Unite to Advance STEM Awareness

If I had a philosophy about my career, it might be something like: “It’s not about ‘giving back.’ Instead, it’s about being part of a community, and contributing to it.” Like most of us from the variety of technology companies that call the former IBM Essex Junction site home, I don’t consider myself an outsider […]

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IBM’s Next Generation Goals for Renewable Energy and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

IBM has a long history of taking action to reduce its environmental impacts and has delivered significant energy conservation results and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions for nearly three decades. Building upon the company’s early and sustained record in addressing climate change, we recently announced IBM’s fourth-generation GHG emissions reduction goal and a second-generation renewable […]

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Celebrating the World’s Volunteers

On United Nations International Volunteer Day (IVD), we celebrate the global community of individuals and groups who put themselves on the line – often in harm’s way – in service to others. IVD 2018 (#IVD2018) focuses on “local community volunteers… who contribute to making their communities more resilient against natural disasters, economic stresses and political […]

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Contributing Towards the Achievement of the UN SDGs

In 2015, the United Nations (UN) adopted a set of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) aimed at building a sustainable and inclusive world by the year 2030. These goals were unanimously committed to by 193 nations. In response, governments, businesses, civil society and the UN are mobilizing and working together to contribute towards the achievement […]

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IBM Responds to California Fires

Editor’s Note: This article was published on November 15, 2018 and updated on November 17, 2018. Please consult the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection website or major news media outlets for the latest developments. At the time of this writing, the death toll from California’s deadliest wildfires stands at 71 – with more than […]

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Why I Serve

My name is Frank Johnson. I am a veteran, and a IBMer who works for veterans. If all I had was one sentence to communicate what I feel and do every day, that sentence is it. I spent eight years active duty in the Air Force, and two more in the Virginia National Guard. The […]

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Helping Hurricane Survivors Recover and Rebuild

Following the devastation of Hurricane’s Florence and Michael, IBM employees throughout North Carolina – many of whom had been affected by the storms themselves – sprang into action. In Wilmington, IBM volunteers provided the people power behind a collaboration with local nonprofit Convoy of Hope. Teams of IBM employees deployed to some of the hardest-hit […]

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Using AI to Combat Human Trafficking

After serving as Deputy Director of Intelligence for the UK Serious Organised Crime Agency – similar to the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation – I found that “retiring” really wasn’t an option for me. I couldn’t walk away from the fight against human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. It’s just too important. And […]

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Helping to Enable Resilience For All

As we observe the United Nations International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) each October 13th, we remember the heavy human and economic losses caused by natural disasters, and recommit ourselves to disaster preparedness and recovery. As this article publishes, the death toll from the Sulawesi earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia has exceeded 2,000, with as […]

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Register for October 16th Call for Code – Hurricane Florence Event in RTP

IBM and IBMers are responding to Hurricane Florence in a variety of ways – from immediate volunteer action while the storm was still underway, to a series of shorter and longer-term initiatives to help the Carolinas and other affected areas recover and rebuild. As part of these efforts, IBM – in coordination with the American Red […]

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IBM Responds to Hurricane Florence

Hurricane Florence made landfall in the Carolinas on Thursday, and already (at the time of this publication) has claimed at least 42 lives, left more than one million people without power, and caused record-breaking floods. Though now downgraded to a tropical storm, Florence’s progress has slowed – which means it continues to saturate already-flooded areas […]

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