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IBM Launches Open P-TECH Globally; Free Platform Focused on Workplace Learning and Skills Will Be Offered in English, Portuguese and Spanish

Open P-TECH provides students and educators access to digital learning in areas including AI, cloud computing and cybersecurity
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ARMONK, N.Y., May 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - At its Think Digital conference today, IBM (NYSE: IBM) announced the launch of Open P-TECH, a free digital education platform focused on workplace learning and digital skills. The platform, building on the industry leading P-TECH program, equips 14-20-year old learners and educators with foundational technology competencies.

Values in a Time of Crisis

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Are you a leader? Your leadership matters now, more than ever. How do we show up in times of crisis? How does our leadership style influence our teams who are going through uncharted waters? In this session, we will discuss the importance of values, equality and empathy. Leave with tools you can use to help you provide your team the support they need to stay resilient, focused and engaged.

This session is great for ALL leaders, especially in education and those with a vested interest in educational equity.

Using Tech for Good Where it Matters Most in Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas

By Guillermo Miranda
Blog

Making the world a better place is a guiding principle embedded in IBM’s core values. As COVID-19 continues to present unprecedented, global challenges for individuals, communities and organizations across the globe, we continue to take a stand and do what’s right to reestablish health and safety across the globe. I’m constantly in awe with the ingenuity and collaborative effort across sectors that have all stepped up in response to this crisis.

Earth Day 2020, Taking Action on Climate Change

By Michael Jacobs
Blog

The theme for the 50th anniversary of Earth Day 2020 is climate action. Not merely just the enormous challenge we face, but also the vast opportunities everyone can take advantage of to help solve climate change, one of the most pressing topics of our time.

There are so many ways to get involved–from changing how we consume and live, to building sustainable solutions that will help our collective tomorrow.

Confronting Global Challenges on Earth Day’s 50th Birthday

By Jim Whitehurst | President, IBM
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This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. As we observe this occasion in the midst of a global pandemic, it strikes me as a timely reminder that we must not relegate climate change and the health of our planet to the back burner. Rather, Earth Day 2020 is a chance to reflect on the lessons that COVID-19 teaches us about the Earth, our environment, and ourselves.

The 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge Takes On COVID-19

By Willie Tejada
Article

Nearly one month ago, together with Creator David Clark Cause and in partnership with United Nations Human Rights and the Linux Foundation, we announced climate change as the theme for the 2020 Call for Code Global Challenge. In that brief period, much has changed. COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has spread across the world with unprecedented effect and now has the potential to become the greatest crisis of modern times.

IBM Helps Bring Supercomputers Into the Global Fight Against COVID-19

By Dario Gil, Director of IBM Research
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At IBM, I have the privilege of working with colleagues who have dedicated their lives and careers to advancing science and creating innovative technology that can be a force for progress in the world. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic we have been working closely with governments in the U.S.

Pushing Beyond the Ordinary in Corporate Social Responsibility

We believe that over the next 10 years, effective CSR initiatives of purpose-driven companies will be characterized by three principles: business alignment, user-centricity and co-creation.
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Corporate social responsibility—the practice of companies holding themselves accountable to serve a social purpose and make a positive impact—was not always the main focus of business leaders. Channel some profits into philanthropy, it was thought, and you’ve checked the CSR box.

Those days are long gone.

IBM Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies

IBM was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.
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IBM today was named one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the second year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, an organization devoted to defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices across the globe.

The list distinguishes companies that influence the business community and societies around the world in order to drive positive change, and highlights companies working with partners and clients to do the right thing, by operating with integrity every day.

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