From governments and NGOs to communities in developing markets to children and young people just beginning to build their lives, IBM partners receive the best of IBM skills, expertise and technology through more than $4 million in local Community Grants each year. Volunteer Excellence award winner in Shanghai, En Chang (Anson) Zhoum, mentored fellow people with disabilities, providing them with a role model, tangible job-training skills and potential career opportunities at IBM.
Information technology can’t stop the rain, but the intelligent collection and use of data can help governments and others plan proactively for disasters and mitigate their impact. Following the devastating Typhoon Haiyan (also known as Typhoon Yolanda), the Philippine Department of Science and Technology began working with IBM in 2013 to launch an integrated disaster management solution.
Nominated for Best Corporate Steward – Large Business
August 11, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation today named the finalists for the 2015 Corporate Citizenship Awards. For the 16th year, the awards will honor businesses and chambers of commerce from around the world for positive social and community initiatives. - See more at: https://3blmedia.com/News/US-Chamber-Foundation-Announces-Citizens-Award...
Guest Blog by Kevin Ryan, President and CEO of Covenant House
For 43 years, Covenant House, the largest charity in the Americas serving homeless, runaway and trafficked young people, has been an organization of storytellers. And we have plenty of heart-lifting stories to tell: we reached more than 56,000 youth last year in 27 cities across 6 countries.
August 7, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Nominations are now being accepted for candidates for the World Environment Center (WEC) 2016 Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development. The Gold Medal Award is presented annually to a global company that demonstrates systemic commitment to sustainability in business practice.
Purpose-driven transformation, innovation and reinvention are key components of IBM's approach to citizenship
August 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - IBM recently released its 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report, which details how the company’s technology and talent are transforming governments, institutions, communities and the quality of life for people around the world. As part of a culture of service that dates to the company’s founding more than 100 years ago, IBM and IBMers work to improve education, revitalize cities, address the challenges of economic growth, respond to disasters, and develop
IBM's technology and talent have the power to help transform governments, institutions, communities and the quality of life for people around the world. We work to improve education, revitalize cities, address the challenges of economic growth, respond to disasters, and develop sustainable strategies for energy use and environmental protection, As part of a tradition that dates to the company’s founding more than 100 years ago, IBM and IBMers contribute innovative solutions to
Key Houston Leaders Join Points of Light Founder, President George H. W. Bush, to Spearhead the Organization's Conference
HOUSTON, June 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ – The Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, providing the singular opportunity for thousands to come together to shape the future of volunteerism, will be held in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center Oct. 19-21.
Working with IBM and Mueller Water Products to Improve Water Management in Atlanta, Los Angeles and Las Vegas
AT&T,* IBM and Mueller Water Products have developed a new solution to help cities save water. The solution uses Internet of Things (IoT) technology that can be installed quickly to help cities manage water and prevent leaks.
Engineers, marketers, software developers and other highly skilled professionals are lending their know-how as pro bono volunteers to help nonprofits achieve their missions – with the blessing of the companies that employ them.