Volunteer Excellence


The annual IBM Volunteer Excellence Award is the highest form of global recognition given to IBM volunteers. For 2018, fifteen teams and individuals from around the world have been honored by IBM Chairman and CEO Ginni Rometty for their contributions. The stories are an inspiration to others and can serve as models of success that other volunteers can follow.

Individual award winners will be featured on IBM Volunteers each month.

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Team India

Volunteers help create learning for rural communities that knows no bounds.

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Samson Tai

Building the bridge, Hong Kong volunteer helps close critical IT skills gap.


Volunteer Stories

Learn more about what IBM employees and retirees are doing in their communities around the world. Each image is accompanied by one of the 17 United Nations' Sustainable Development Goal icons most closely related to the story.

News Stories

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Trust and responsibility. Earned and practiced daily.

Learn how IBM and our clients are changing work and business — and ultimately, the world.

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Progress begins with Pride—helpful links for Pride 2019

June is Pride Month around the world. Join IBM to celebrate WorldPride 2019. Learn more and get the toolkit.

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2018 IBM Volunteer Excellence Award winners

IBMers receive Volunteer Excellence Award with USD 10,000 for each not—for—profit or school partner.

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Fighting human trafficking: good tech and great thinkers

IBM, Stop the Traffik and industry partners are using technology to combat human trafficking.