IBM Applauds Executive Order Expanding U.S. Apprenticeship Programs

Washington, D.C. – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today issued the following statement on a Trump Administration Executive Order designed to expand apprenticeship programs: “Apprenticeships are a proven and effective way to prepare more students for successful careers, including New Collar roles where a Bachelor’s degree is not always required. IBM welcomes the Trump Administration’s focus on […]

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IBM Declares Software and Platform Cloud Services Adherence to the EU Data Protection Code of Conduct

IBM has added 24 software and platform cloud services to the EU Data Protection Code of Conduct, exceeding compliance rules for data privacy and security.

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IBM Comments on NAFTA Modernization

IBM's comments on the proposed modernization of NAFTA focus on protecting the movement of data that underpins the worldwide economy.

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IBM Expands Professional Development and Hiring Initiatives for US Veterans and New Collar Workers

Military veterans bring outstanding skills and value to the civilian workforce and have unique talents making them a natural fit for a host of fast growing career tracks in the technology industry. Their way to work has been a 24/7 work ethic, demeanor, and “always on” level of professionalism that is enviable in today’s workforce. […]

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IBM Statement on United States Withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

Washington, D.C. – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today issued this statement on the United States’ decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement: “IBM has stated its position on climate change publicly since 2007: Climate change is a serious concern that warrants meaningful action on a global basis to stabilize the atmospheric concentration of greenhouse gas emissions. […]

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Why IBM Stands Firm in Supporting the Paris Climate Agreement

IBM today is reaffirming its support for the Paris Climate Agreement and stating clearly how we will continue our decades-long work to lower greenhouse gas emissions. Our call for an international agreement on this issue is more than a decade old, and we first voiced our support for the Paris Agreement in 2015 when it […]

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P-TECH Graduates Ready for New Collar Jobs

This spring marks the first full completion cycle of the innovative Brooklyn P-TECH grade 9-14 program through which graduates are able to earn both a high school diploma and a two-year associate degree in six years. For the third straight year, Brooklyn P-TECH students have completed their “six-year” program in five years or less – […]

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IBM’s Ginni Rometty Joins Texas Business Leaders in Opposing Discriminatory Legislation

IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty this weekend joined CEOs from other major U.S. technology companies in penning an open letter to Texas Governor Greg Abbott opposing anti-LGBT legislation in the state. “We are writing to express our steadfast opposition to the introduction and passage of any discriminatory legislation in Texas,” the letter reads. […]

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It’s Time for a Responsible Minerals Sourcing Policy that Actually Works

Addressing the humanitarian tragedies that have given rise to rules governing how certain minerals can and cannot be procured on the global market is truly sensitive. Let me therefore make several things immediately clear: First, IBM has long practiced due diligence in its supply chains, including where it relates to the so-called conflict minerals (gold, tin, […]

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