Connecting the Dots to Fight Modern Day Slavery

How do investigators assemble clues from complex crime rings that stretch around the globe? And how can technology assist law enforcement when those criminal enterprises involve modern slavery – often called “human trafficking”? Trafficking people for profit is the world’s fastest growing crime. Perpetrators usually recruit victims under false pretenses and transport them across international […]

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Celebrate Global Day of the Engineer 2017!

This Wednesday, April 5, will be the second Global Day of the Engineer – a day to celebrate and share how engineers impact the world. As part of that observation, and as a global partner of DiscoverE, IBM encourages all engineers (and those who love them!) to celebrate the accomplishments of engineers, help engage young […]

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Collaborating to Battle Mental Health Conditions

At Mental Health America (MHA), we are committed to making certain that public officials, the media, and the public understand that mental health conditions are concerns for public health – not public safety. For more than a century, we have promoted prevention for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated health […]

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New Leadership for IBM Corporate Citizenship

I am honored to begin serving as IBM’s new Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and President of the IBM Foundation, and excited for the work ahead. First, I’d like to congratulate Stan Litow on his retirement and thank him for his inspired leadership. At the onset of his two dozen years leading IBM Citizenship and the […]

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Economic Education: The Missing Link in K-12 Schools

A record-high number of Americans are facing challenging financial circumstances in large measure because of poor or non-existent economic education. Whether it’s the basics of individual or family budgeting, borrowing for education or planning for retirement, lack of economic education can lead to dire (and unnecessary) results. At the North Carolina Council on Economic Education […]

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IBM Competition Stokes March Madness for ACC Innovation Teams

When you think “ACC” (Atlantic Coast Conference), you might think “basketball”, as the ACC is home to some of the nation’s finest. But the ACC is also about academic excellence, innovation and entrepreneurship. That’s why IBM is excited for all the teams headed to the second annual ACC InVenture Prize innovation competition – a “Shark […]

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Transforming Lives on International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day 2017, we call upon ourselves and others to to #BeBoldForChange by helping to forge a better and more inclusive gender-equal world. This year’s theme – Be Bold for Change – could serve as a mantra for all of us looking to make an impact on our careers, our communities and […]

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Celebrating Women in Engineering and Technology

Register today for the 2017 Global Marathon – a free, virtual event focused on women in engineering and technology. The event takes place this Wednesday and Thursday, March 8 & 9, and will be a unique opportunity women (and girls) in STEM to connect, learn and be inspired by others around the world. The IBM International Foundation […]

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Why IBM Leads in the Fight Against Climate Change

Today IBM was awarded a 2017 Climate Leadership Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and The Climate Registry. This is the second time we’ve won this award in the Organizational Leadership category, and the fifth time we’ve won a Climate Leadership Award in the Award’s six-year history […]

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Populating the Pipeline for Women in STEM

On Martin Luther King Jr. Day (January 16, 2017), a few IBM women in the Pacific Northwest hosted 200 elementary, middle and high school girls from Highline Public Schools for a private screening of the movie Hidden Figures, in partnership with Techbridge – a non-profit organization that works to inspire girls to discover a passion […]

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L’opérateur mutualisé de production IT du groupe Crédit Agricole S.A. soutient la recherche humanitaire en devenant partenaire du World Community Grid d’IBM.

SILCA, opérateur mutualisé de production IT du groupe Crédit Agricole S.A, est un pôle d’expertise proposant de nombreuses offres de services aux entités du groupe Crédit Agricole et les accompagne dans leur stratégie de digitalisation tout en élevant en permanence le niveau de sécurité. La responsabilité sociale, la responsabilité environnementale ainsi que la solidaritie sont […]

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Advancing Smarter Cities with the help of Cognitive Technology

IBM is extending the Smarter Cities Challenge competitive global grant program, through which more than 800 of IBM’s top experts have completed pro bono projects to help over 130 cities improve the quality of life for their residents. Below, IBM Vice President for Global Citizenship Initiatives Jen Crozier reflects on the program’s impact and the […]

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IBM Recognized As “Early Leader” in CO2 Emissions Reduction Goals

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) recently recognized IBM as an early leader in setting greenhouse gas emission reduction goals. In its new report Corporations: Unlikely Heroes in America’s Quest for Climate Action, WWF describes how companies like IBM know they can save money by becoming more efficient, securing less-expensive renewable energy, and reducing market volatility […]

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Smashing Childhood Cancer with IBM World Community Grid

In 2014, a team of researchers used IBM’s World Community Grid to discover several potential drug candidates to fight neuroblastoma, a cancer that affects children. Today, the project’s lead scientist has assembled an international team of researchers to fight even more childhood cancers on World Community Grid, and anyone with a computer and an internet […]

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Who Are Today’s Hidden Figures?

Check out this great profile of three new IBM P-TECH graduates — young women who are breaking barriers to pursue their interests in STEM education and New Collar Jobs. (This video was produced by theGrio.) Rashid Ferrod Davis is the Founding Principal of IBM’s Brooklyn P-TECH (Pathways in Technology Early College High School). Related Resource: […]

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