Our unwavering commitment to environmental protection is evidenced across all of our business activities. In this section, you will find information on our environmental programs, our performance for the 2013 reporting year and a sampling of client solutions for environmental sustainability.
We apply our expertise, resources, research and innovation to help discover solutions to some of the world’s most challenging environmental problems.
Our corporate environmental affairs policy calls for environmental affairs leadership in all of the company’s business activities.
IBM has been a leader in addressing climate change through our energy conservation and climate protection programs for decades.
Our product stewardship program was established in 1991 as a proactive and strategic approach to the environmental design and management of our products.
Our Corporate Policy on Environmental Affairs calls for our use of development and manufacturing processes that are protective of the environment.
Our pollution prevention efforts include the management of hazardous waste, nonhazardous waste and chemical releases.
The preservation of water resources and protection of watersheds are important areas of focus for IBM.
IBM's expertise, research and technology help our company, our clients, and the world operate and grow in ways that are more efficient and protective of the environment.
We are committed to doing business with suppliers who are environmentally and socially responsible and to encourage environmental and social awareness with these suppliers.
Since 1977, we have established groundwater monitoring at all of our manufacturing and development locations worldwide.
We measure our environmental performance against both external and internal requirements.