What are you doing to reduce your environmental footprint?

By | 1 minute read | April 22, 2021

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IBM has always taken its environmental responsibilities seriously.  

Our commitment to protecting the environment spans five decades and is woven into our culture of corporate responsibility. Environmental leadership is foundational to our business, cutting across virtually every aspect of our operations.

This year, in celebration of Earth Day, we asked several IBM leaders to share examples on how their organizations are working to create a more sustainable future. Below are their stories.

Whether through the application of disruptive technologies in our operations and with our clients, or through our R&D investments and external advocacy, IBM is working to advance its sustainability leadership and reduce our environmental footprint. That is #goodtechIBM at its best.


Jim Whitehurst, President of IBM, shares how IBM is applying innovative technologies to sustainability challenges. 

Wayne Balta, Vice President of Corporate Environmental Affairs and Product Safety, and Chief Sustainability Officer, explores how IBM is leading by example.

Kareem Yusuf, General Manager, AI applications and blockchain, explores how these technologies are  creating sustainable and responsible enterprises.

Solomon Assefa, Vice President, IBM Research, Africa & Emerging Market Solutions, shares how IBM is reducing environmental impact by developing and advancing innovation on sustainability.

Jim Kavanaugh, Senior Vice President, Finance and Operations, and Chief Financial Officer, shares how IBM is reducing its environmental impact. 

For more Earth Day news from IBM, check out Mark Foster’s blog on accelerating our path for sustainable business.