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IBM Intensifies Fight Against Zika

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ARMONK, N.Y., July 28, 2016 /3BL Media/  -  IBM announced that it is committing powerful resources, technology and pro bono expertise to help scientists, the public health community, and humanitarian agencies in the fight against the Zika virus. As part of its IBM Impact Grant programs, IBM is providing technology and talent to Brazil's Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, a research institution affiliated with the Brazilian Ministry of Health and one the most prominent science and technology health institution in Latin America.

IBM Health Corps: New Ideas for Solving the World’s Health Problems

By Steve Hamm

Through its new Health Corps program, IBM plans to dispatch interdisciplinary teams to six destinations around the world starting in 2016 -- and more in subsequent years. Health Corps is modeled on the company’s Corporate Service Corps and Smarter Cities Challenge, pro bono programs that send teams of IBMers to help communities solve problems that they choose.

IBM and Sesame Street Transforming Education

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IBM and Sesame Workshop, the nonprofit educational organization that produces Sesame Street,  formed a collaboration to use IBM Watson's cognitive computing technology and Sesame’s early childhood expertise to help advance preschool education around the world. As part of a three-year agreement, Sesame Workshop and IBM will collaborate to develop educational platforms and products that will be designed to adapt to the learning preferences and aptitude levels of individual preschoolers.

IBM Consultants Donate Time and Expertise in Service to Others

By Ismail Amla

Those new to IBM may be (pleasantly) surprised by IBM’s and IBMers’ commitment to service, but current and retired IBMers have engaged in skills-based volunteering through IBM’s On Demand Community for more than 10 years.  On Citizen's IBM, Global Services North America Managing Partner Ismail Amla shares his observations on the “awe inspiring” contributions made by IBM consultants to their communities – including a timely On Demand Community for Refugees and Civilians in Conflict (RCC) that was designed to expand into a long-term, robust volunteerism effort to leverage support from IBMers

Symantec's 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report: Infographic

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In 2015, Symantec released its corporate responsibility report focused on three pillars: Our People, Your Information and The World. This infographic provides a brief overview of the themes of the report.

Read more and see the full report on Symantec's CR in Action blog

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