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Majid Al Futtaim Taps IBM Food Trust to Deliver Food Traceability Across Carrefour Stores Using Blockchain Technology

Summary: 
  • Strategic collaboration offers Carrefour customers the benefit of end-to-end product visibility-promoting food quality, credibility and safety
  • IBM Food Trust to allow Carrefour to efficiently document and locate products through manufacturing, processing, distribution and handling
  • The comprehensive history of the product, including production process, halal and hygiene certifications, date of birth, nutrition information and temperature data, will be readily available to customers in stores.
Press Release
  • Strategic collaboration offers Carrefour customers the benefit of end-to-end product visibility-promoting food quality, credibility and safety
  • IBM Food Trust to allow Carrefour to efficiently document and locate products through manufacturing, processing, distribution and handling
  • The comprehensive history of the product, including production process, halal and hygiene certifications, date of birth, nutrition information and temperature data, will be readily available to customers in stores.

New York and IBM Begin COVID-19 Digital Health Pass Pilot

By Steve LaFleche, General Manager, IBM Public and Federal Market
Blog

For the last several months, the preeminent puzzle for humanity has been figuring out how to emerge from the pandemic and responsibly return to a new version of business-as-usual. Absent any single quick fix, people around the world have relied on ingenuity and innovation to light a path forward.

STEM for Girls: Shaping Women's Education and Careers in India

By Jasbir Kaur and Neha Parti
Blog

It is well understood that Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) skills are critical to enhance employability across industries in India and around the world. The country’s National Science Foundation predicts that 80 percent of jobs in the next decade will require STEM skills, and IBM estimates that STEM careers will offer 24 percent higher pay and longevity in the future.

IBM Enters Second Phase of NIH Contract for Development of Verifiable Health Status Reporting and Contact Tracing

Selects WSSC Water to Pilot Innovative Technology to Enhance Employee Safety
Press Release

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2021, /3BL Media/ - IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that it has been awarded the second phase of the Digital Health Solutions for COVID-19 contract by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to continue its work to develop and implement digital health solutions that are designed to help address the COVID-19 pandemic in an effort to help reopen public places.

Moderna and IBM Plan to Collaborate on COVID-19 Vaccine Supply Chain and Distribution Data Sharing

Initial focus on technologies aiming to bolster trust and help reduce community spread
Press Release

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and ARMONK, N.Y., March 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Moderna (Nasdaq: MRNA) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) have recently announced their intentions to explore technologies, including artificial intelligence, blockchain and hybrid cloud, that could help support smarter COVID-19 vaccine management. Central to the effort will be a pilot of open, standardized, technology-enabled vaccine distribution approaches aimed to improve supply chain visibility and foster near real-time tracking of vaccine administration.

Women, Leadership, and Missed Opportunities

Advancing gender equity is a clear win. But doubling down on pre-COVID approaches won’t get organizations where they need to be.
Article

In 2019, IBM launched its first women in leadership study. Our goal was to see if the attention and resources devoted to aiding women’s professional advancement had made a demonstrable difference in closing the gender gap. Two years and a global pandemic later, we wondered: Have things changed?

How IBMers on “Silicon Bayou” Helped Louisiana Recover From Ransomware Attacks

By Charles Masters
Blog

Cybercrime against U.S. public school districts is on the rise. A new IBM study shows nearly 60% of school staff feel unprepared for security threats, including attacks called ransomware, which steal and hold data hostage until officials pay up.

Smart Talks Podcast: How Can You Address Racial Injustice With Technology?

Listen to members of the IBM Black Community discuss their experiences and Call for Code for Racial Justice
Blog

A person who grew up in the tree-lined suburbs of Los Angeles may not know what it’s like to grow up in the Projects of Compton. An impassioned politician speaking on the topic of armed forces may not know what it’s like to board a military transport aircraft and be deployed to an area of deadly violence. In order to better understand experiences you have not lived through, you first need to start listening to those who have.

IBM Introduces $3 Million in Cybersecurity Grants for Public Schools in United States as Attacks on Education Grow

New IBM study shows nearly 60% of school staff are unprepared for cybersecurity threats - lack of training, awareness, budget and virtual learning identified as major issues
Press Release

ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 10, 2021 /3BL Media/-- IBM (NYSE: IBM) recently announced in-kind grants valued at $3 million to help strengthen cybersecurity in schools. These grants will be awarded to six school districts in the United States to sponsor teams of IBMers to help them proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks. Services will be delivered by teams deployed via IBM's Service Corps Program.

TIA Congratulates Sixth Annual Global Sustainability Award Winners

Article

The Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), the trusted industry association for the connected world, announced the 2020 winners of its Annual TIA QuEST Forum Global Sustainability Awards, which recognizes select companies for their outstanding performance and innovation in sustainability practices.

IBM is the co-winner of the 2020 Global Sustainability Award for the Corporate category.

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