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IBM Gets It Right on Cancel Culture and Corporate Responsibility

By Tina Casey
Article

Christopher A. Padilla, IBM’s vice president of government and regulatory affairs, is among those recognizing the threat that the “cancel culture” slur poses to the corporate voice on matters of moral, social and civic concern. 

Let's Celebrate Mentorship

By Tracie Zakavec, Aaron Hobbs, and Margarita Madrigal
Blog

January 17th marks the International Day of Mentoring, which offers an opportunity to celebrate and promote the value mentoring can bring to the lives of our youth worldwide. In our roles as teacher, student and mentor with the IBM-inspired P-TECH schools, we have seen firsthand how mentoring relationships can transform both mentor and protege, expanding perspectives to help shape career pathways. Below, we share our experiences with you.

Tracie Zakavec
Teacher, Skyline High School – PTECH
Longmont, Colorado

IBM and the Alliance to End Plastic Waste to Create Data Platform to Help Track Global Plastic Waste in the Environment

IBM joins Alliance as supporting member; work includes collaborating to develop data platform to help stakeholders across the plastic value chain
Press Release

ARMONK, N.Y., January 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) and The Alliance to End Plastic Waste ("Alliance") today announced IBM will join the Alliance as a Supporting Member.

A Passion for Purpose and Resilience in Learning at IBM Canada

By Carolyn Murphy
Blog

One thing that our final three IBM Service Corps (ISC) projects in Canada have in common – they’re focused on executing two elements of IBM’s Corporate Social Responsibility mission: improving education and skills development as well as supporting community resilience. In response to COVID-19, IBM Canada has partnered with the social purpose sector to address the sector’s digital transformation needs; build a demand-led Good Jobs pilot; and, help educators and students better access STEM curriculum and resources.

Volunteers Help Scientists Identify 70 Chemical Candidates To Be Tested Against COVID-19

By Juan Hindo
Blog

Working in a highly collaborative and open effort, scientists have identified 70 virtual compounds to be tested for their capability of inhibiting SARS-CoV2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, hopefully leading to new options for treatment.

Partnering with Industry, Government and Schools to Improve 21st Century Skills in Vocational Education

By Volkan Sozmen
Blog

The number of young adults who have attained a tertiary education has doubled in the last decade in Turkey according to the OECD, but regrettably the employment rate for tertiary-educated young adults has fallen by 6 percentage points. When we look deeper at the numbers, we observe that vocational technical school graduates have higher rates than other high school types in overall labor force participation and employment.

One Day To Celebrate Volunteers and a Lifetime of Thanks

Blog

There are more than one billion of them in the world. And they all share one idea: to help others.

They are volunteers. Building homes. Mentoring students. Serving meals. Using professional skills to address societal problems. Taking time to make a difference.

Every year on the 5th of December, the world is invited to thank and celebrate volunteers on International Volunteer Day. This year's theme is #TogetherWeCan.

(Re)Boot Camp: How IBM Vets Are Helping Other Vets Get Good Tech Jobs

By Jan Van Hoomissen
Blog

It’s Veteran’s Day, when we honor and support those who have served in the armed forces. So, it feels like the right time to share an experience we had, when military veterans were able to help fellow vets, not just for one day, but year ’round.

IBM Hits Its 11th Consecutive Year on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI)

Press Release

November 16, 2020 /3BL Media/ - For the 11th consecutive year, IBM has been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI), with recognition from the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index (DJSI North America).

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