Diversity and Inclusion

IBM CEO’s Letter to Congress on Racial Justice Reform

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna today sent the following letter to Congress outlining detailed policy proposals to advance racial equality in our nation.

IBM CEO’s Letter to Congress on Racial Justice Reform

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna today sent the following letter to Congress outlining detailed policy proposals to advance racial equality in our nation.

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IBM Policy Lab Live: Responsibility in Tech’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

On Thursday, July 23, the IBM Policy Lab launched IBM Policy Lab Live with a panel discussion on “Responsibility in Tech’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic.” Panelists included: Christina Montgomery, IBM Chief Privacy Officer Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers Lucrezia Busa, Member of Cabinet for European Commissioner for Justice Didier Reynders, Policy Lead for AI, Data […]

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Accelerating the Path Towards AI Transparency

When you’re grocery shopping, you may check an item’s nutrition label to discover its calorie or sugar content. This crucial information helps people make informed decisions about their eating habits and ultimately their health. A similar kind of transparency is what we should expect in AI systems, especially when they are used in the context […]

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IBM Statement on Schrems Decision and Standard Contractual Clauses

“IBM welcomes the confirmation by the European Court of Justice that Standard Contractual Clauses (SCCs) are a valid mechanism for international data transfers.

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IBM helps launch new campaign to get Americans on pathways to new collar jobs

IBM together with Apple, the White House and the Ad Council today launched a new workforce readiness campaign, Find Something New, to help Americans of all ages and backgrounds get the skills needed for modern, in-demand careers.

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IBM Comments on US Section 301 investigation into Digital Services Taxes

Today, IBM submitted the following letter to the United States Trade Representative in response to a request for comments on Section 301 investigations into Digital Services Taxes:   July 9, 2020 The Honorable Robert Lighthizer United States Trade Representative 600 17th Street, N.W. Washington, DC 20006   SUBJECT: Request for Comments on the Initiation of […]

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IBM Calls on South Carolina, Arkansas, and Wyoming to Enact a Hate Crimes Law

With America still reeling from the murders of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd and broad national outcry over racial injustice, IBM this week sent letters to the Governors of three states–South Carolina, Arkansas, and Wyoming—that do not have hate crime laws on the books. The letters urged South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, Arkansas […]

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GDPR’s Birthday Wishlist: Greater Harmonization and Robust Data Transfer Mechanisms

Two years ago, on 25 May 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) entered into force. On this anniversary, the COVID-19 pandemic has in an unprecedented way underlined the need to use data to safeguard people’s health, accelerate research, benefit governments, and to support the resilience of the economy. Most of the important steps […]

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IBM Applauds Supreme Court DACA Decision

IBM applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision permitting DACA recipients to continue living and working in the United States.

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Using Data Responsibly to Tackle a Global Emergency

IBM is a company committed to the responsible stewardship of data and technology – at all times and in all circumstances, including today’s global pandemic. Our Principles of Trust and Transparency reflect the longstanding values that have guided generations of IBMers in the development and deployment of new technologies and services to deliver innovation that […]

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