Corporate Citizenship

IBM EXITE Camps inspire girls to explore the world of STEM

Author: Amitee Goulton, IBM Business Analyst, Global Business Services When I started my journey with IBM in January, I was thrilled to learn about the local EXITE camp. I was quick to sign myself up to volunteer at the earliest opportunity. EXITE stands for EXploring Interests in Technology & Engineering. The camps are a worldwide […]

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Kiwis creating impact around the world

Author: Hayley Sullivan, HR Director, IBM New Zealand In my 15 years of experience working in HR departments in both New Zealand and the UK, across industries ranging from airlines to insurance, I’ve seen and worked on many different corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives. However, IBM’s Corporate Services Corps (CSC) programme is unique, leveraging the […]

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Corporate Service Corps in Brisbane finishes with a bang!

Author: Amitee Goulton, IBM Business Analyst, Global Business Services When I started my journey with IBM in January, I was thrilled to learn about the local EXITE camp. I was quick to sign myself up to volunteer at the earliest opportunity. EXITE stands for EXploring Interests in Technology & Engineering. The camps are a worldwide […]

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Reflection on World Humanitarian Day

Author: Amanda Johnston-Pell, Chief Marketing Officer A/NZ As the world paused to celebrate #WorldHumanitarianDay on 19 August, it gave me the opportunity to reflect on my recent trip to India and my time spent with IBMers supporting their important good works programs. What struck me most from my time with the team was their strong […]

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It’s not easy being green

The making of the FrogID App Most people think that building an app is all about sitting behind a brightly lit screen coding away in air-conditioned comfort in the confines of a towering building with lots of desks and people running around in suits.  Not for some IBMers. “I never thought I would be tramping […]

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#PressforProgress: Every day is an opportunity to advance equality

Author: Gina Tesla, IBM Citizenship Vice President It’s fair to say that gender parity has become an issue that is now receiving greater attention than ever before. In some places, the conversation focuses on workplace equality for women, while elsewhere the discussion focuses on other spheres of life, such as health, safety, education, economic opportunity, […]

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Using data to help turn youth suicide statistics around

Written by Stephen Bell, CEO of Youthline New Zealand This post originally appeared in the Citizen IBM blog New Zealand, based in the South Pacific, is a beautiful country – mountains, lakes, bush, birdlife, land of the long white cloud, land of milk and honey. But beneath the breath-taking postcard scenery there is also some […]

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