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The Private Sector Is in a Position To Make a Sustainable Future Possible. IBM Has the Resources To Help.

By Justina Nixon-Saintil, IBM VP of ESG and corporate social responsibility
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With climate emergencies and disasters on the rise across the globe, private sector companies — particularly large companies with global reach — are in a unique position to make a difference in our collective fight to help build a more sustainable and equitable future.

IBM CEO Arvind Krishna on COP27 and Helping Clients Achieve Sustainability Goals

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IBM Chairman and CEO Arvind Krishna recently sat down with Forbes Middle East to discuss, among other topics, how the company is helping clients advance their sustainability agendas.

IBM Teams Up To Help Accelerate Clean Energy Transition for Vulnerable Populations

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  • The initiative will support organizations such as United Nations Development Programme, Sustainable Energy for All, Net Zero Atlantic, Miyakojima City Government, and Environment Without Borders Foundation for this IBM Sustainability Accelerator environmental cohort
  • IBM will donate $30M worth of services by 2023 through the IBM Sustainability Accelerator program
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  • The initiative will support organizations such as United Nations Development Programme, Sustainable Energy for All, Net Zero Atlantic, Miyakojima City Government, and Environment Without Borders Foundation for this IBM Sustainability Accelerator environmental cohort
  • IBM will donate $30M worth of services by 2023 through the IBM Sustainability Accelerator program

Corporate Executives Call for Action-Based Approach at COP27

Companies are increasingly partnering to back startups pitching climate solutions
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By Dieter Holger and Rochelle Toplensky

At the UN climate meeting in Egypt, business executives are calling for specific efforts to tackle climate change and requesting clearer policies from governments to support such initiatives. Sheri Hinish, Global Leader for Sustainability Services, Alliances and Strategy at IBM Consulting, said, “I expect at COP27 we will see business leaders not willing to wait to drive progress and looking at many avenues to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement.”

How an Energy Company Leveraged Tech Partnerships To Deliver Digital Services to Millions of Customers

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When the COVID-19 pandemic forced Argentinian energy company Ecogas to suspend in-person services for its 1.4 million natural gas customers spread across a distribution network of almost 30,000 kilometers, the company had to act fast to prepare for a surge in demand for its digital channels.

IBM, Hispanic Heritage Foundation Providing Free SkillsBuild Tech Courses to Latino Students

By Kate Lucariello
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The Hispanic Heritage Foundation has partnered with IBM Education to provide IBM's SkillsBuild education program to Latino high school students free of charge, giving them skills they need to meet workforce demands.

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Dublin Schools Get $500,000 IBM Grant To Boost Cybersecurity

By Blathnaid O’Dea
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“The team at IBM Security here in Ireland are looking forward to partnering with City of Dublin ETB over the coming months to build cyber resilience and address any gaps in cybersecurity planning and preparedness.”

This is the second year IBM has run the programme and the first time an Irish education provider has benefitted.

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IBM Awards $5 Million in Grants To Bolster Cybersecurity in Public Schools

By Steve Zurier
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IBM on Monday announced the first eight recipients of the 2022 IBM Education Security Preparedness Grants, a package that totals $5 million to schools in six U.S. states, Ireland, and the United Arab Emirates.

IBM Grants a Total of $5 Million In-Kind To Bolster Schools' Cybersecurity Preparedness

Grant recipients selected in Ireland, United Arab Emirates, and in California, Indiana, Michigan, New York, New Hampshire, and Virginia
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ARMONK, N.Y., October 24, 2022 /3BL Media/ - As schools become more dependent on technology, ransomware attacks against schools are increasing. To help schools worldwide proactively prepare for and respond to cyberattacks, IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced the first eight recipients of the 2022 IBM Education Security Preparedness Grants, totaling $5 million in in-kind services.

City of Aspiration: 150 Ideas for Building a More Equitable NYC

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There is growing consensus that New York City leaders needs to take new action to build a more equitable city. This report provides a roadmap for how NYC can get there, featuring 150 New York-based leaders and national experts each sharing a single policy idea for how to make progress toward a more equitable NYC.

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Justina Nixon-Saintil, Vice President, ESG and Corporate Social Responsibility, IBM

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