IBM Hybrid Cloud receives 2019 Chairman's Environmental Award

22 Jul 2019 -- IBM Chairman, President and CEO Ginni Rometty announced that IBM Hybrid Cloud is the recipient of the 2019 Chairman's Environmental Award. IBM established this program in 1991 to encourage leadership and recognize achievement in environmental affairs by IBM's business units. For more than a quarter of a century, the Chairman's Environmental Award has celebrated and recognized the environmental achievements of IBM's business organizations.

The focus of the competition for 2019 was on environmental accomplishments of IBM's business units over the past three years in the areas of energy conservation, prevention of pollution, waste minimization and recycling, water conservation, and other environmental topics.

Ginni Rometty presents the 2019 IBM Chairman's Environmental Award to Arvind Krishna

Ginni Rometty, IBM chairman, president and CEO, presents the 2019 Chairman's Environmental Award to Arvind Krishna, Senior Vice President, Cloud and Cognitive Software, IBM.

Around the world, the IBM Hybrid Cloud team has put its expertise to work, deploying creativity in pursuit of environmental leadership. A few highlights:

IBM's cloud strategy is focused on delivering a hybrid cloud platform that enables businesses to use a mix of on-premise, public and privately-operated cloud environments for their data and applications.

The Chairman's Environmental Award recipients are selected based on their degree of environmental leadership, initiative and results. Performance is evaluated against each nominee's opportunity to contribute given its mission and operations. While only one organization is selected each year to receive the Chairman's Environmental Award, the contributions of each nominated organization collectively highlight IBM's worldwide efforts to demonstrate environmental leadership in all of its business activities.