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IBM CEO Statement on CHIPS and Science Act Signing


August 9, 2022
Categories: Policy Positions
Report: Accelerating Semiconductor Research, Accelerating America

A nationwide partnership to accelerate American semiconductor research, development, prototyping, and transfer to manufacturing will drive America’s growth and is essential to safeguard U.S. global competitiveness and security. Read the report from over 35 partners, including IBM. 

March 8, 2022
Categories: Emerging Technology, Global Trade, Hybrid Cloud
Making Technological Sovereignty Work for Europe

Making technological sovereignty work for Europe means strengthening local digital capabilities in an open way with trusted partners, without excluding companies based on the location of headquarters. 

September 5, 2022
Categories: Europe, Hybrid Cloud
IBM Statement on the White House E.U.-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Executive Order

IBM today issued the following statement on the White House European Union (E.U.)-U.S. Data Privacy Framework Executive Order 

October 7, 2022
Categories: Europe
IBM CEO Letter to President-elect Biden

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna sent a letter to President-elect Joe Biden congratulating him on his election and outlining policy initiatives where IBM seeks to work with the incoming administration. 

November 11, 2020
Categories: Artificial Intelligence, Diversity and Inclusion, Emerging Technology, Good Tech, Statements & Reactions, Trust & Transparency, Workforce Policy
Open Letter to the EU-U.S. Trade & Technology Council (TTC) ahead of the Second Ministerial Meetings in Paris Saclay, France


May 13, 2022
Categories: Global Trade


At IBM we engage in policy, not politics. We work directly with policymakers globally and always aim to come to the table with ideas that are new, thoughtful and pragmatic.” 

– Christopher A. Padilla, Vice President, IBM Government and Regulatory Affairs

Government & Regulatory Affairs

Engaging in worldwide policy advocacy to drive growth and innovation in the digital economy. With dedicated resources in the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia, IBM is driven by the mutual objectives of global consistency and local relevancy.

IBM Policy Lab Positions

The IBM Policy Lab is a forum providing policymakers with a vision and actionable recommendations to harness the benefits of innovation while ensuring trust in a world being reshaped by data. 

Principles for Trust & Transparency

For more than a century, IBM has earned the trust of our clients by responsibly managing their most valuable data, and we have worked to earn the trust of society by ushering powerful new technologies into the world responsibly and with clear purpose. 

Philosophy & Governance

IBM’s core values include a commitment to trust and personal responsibility and a pursuit of innovation that matters to our company and the world. Our values reflect the corporation’s long-standing policy against political contributions of any kind, even when permitted by law. 

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The IBM Policy Lab bi-weekly newsletter covers the world's most pressing tech policy topics, from AI to quantum to 5G. Authored by IBM Policy Lab co-directors Jean-Marc Leclerc, in Brussels, and Ryan Hagemann, in D.C., you'll also receive our latest IBM Policy Lab white papers and tech policy news from around the world.