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Environmental, Equitable, and Ethical Impact

Our Purpose

To be the catalyst that makes the world work better

IBM aspires to make a lasting, positive impact on the world in business ethics, our environment, and the communities in which we work and live
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Ethical
Impact

Creating innovations, policies and practices that prioritize ethics, trust, transparency, and above all— accountability.

Our Pillars

Environment

Creating better pathways to conserve natural resources, reduce pollution, and minimize climate-related risks.

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Social

Creating spaces and opportunities for everyone by focusing on diversity, equity, and inclusivity within IBM as well as globally.

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Governance

Creating innovations, policies and practices that prioritize ethics, trust, transparency, and above all— accountability.

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Our Impact

We set goals, continually measure progress, and report our results as part of IBM's commitment to transparency and accountability.
Percent nonhazardous waste (by weight) diverted from landfill and incineration:
94.2%
Global corporate contributions ($M):
470.6M
Diverse first-tier supplier spending ($B):
1.9B
IBMer learning hours worldwide (M)
22.5M

Stories of impact

Baker-Polito Administration Boosts STEM Internship OpportunitiesIBM Teams With HBCUs to Address Cybersecurity Talent ShortageIBM Acquires Envizi to Accelerate Sustainability InitiativesIBM Launches Sustainability AcceleratorApprenticeships and New Collar ProgramsSkilling 30 million by 2030AI EthicsAI for Social Good

Reports & Policies

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