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International Business Machines Corporation or IBM is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and sells computer hardware and software, and it offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. IBM holds more patents than any other U.S.-based technology company, and has nine research laboratories worldwide.

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‘Purpose-Driven Transformation’ and IBM’s Culture of Service

IBM’s 2014 Corporate Responsibility Report talks about how “purpose-driven transformation” embraces a culture of service that dates to the company’s founding more than…
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8 Ways Community Engagement Strategies Can Drive Business Returns

Community engagement strategies are becoming more sophisticated and increasingly being used to drive financial returns. Phil Preston outlines eight entry points that you…
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3p Weekend: 10 Companies That Stand for LGBT Equality

As marriage equality legislation makes its way through courtrooms across the country, it's clear that equality will soon be the norm rather than…
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Investing in America: How Companies are Prioritizing Economic Development in the U.S.

The business trend over the past 20 years may have been focused on globalization and our increasingly connected world, but some companies have…
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Great CSR Leadership Examples for 2014

Consumers really care about a company’s corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring…
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5 Reasons to Be Optimistic about Sustainability in 2014

Looking back at 2013 here are five trends that should keep you optimistic about sustainability in 2014
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The Emerging Sustainable City Opportunity

Not only is there much that cities can do to advance sustainable development, it is critical that they begin doing so.
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NSA Spying: Companies Back Down Under Shareholder Pressure

Companies like iBM are responding to shareholder pressure to push back against NSA inquiries.
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The Future of Employee Engagement: IBM’s Triple-Benefit Programs

Two IBM programs, Corporate Service Corps and Smarter Cities Challenge provide a great example of the future of employee engagement.
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Would 69% of Americans Turn Down a Job Due to a Company’s Poor Reputation?

New survey found that 69 percent of Americans would not take a job with a company that had a bad reputation, even if…
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Lowering the Carbon Footprint of Air Conditioning

Carrier’s most recent breakthrough utilizes troublesome CO2 gas as a refrigerant.
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What a Dish! Solar Energy Alchemy Creates Water

Two-for-one is usually a superior deal, especially when it comes to renewable energy and efficiency. And that’s what is happening with a new…
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The Energy Agenda of the 2013 Proxy Season

It is proxy season again. This is the time of the year when shareholder activism gets public attention with investors trying to help…
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IBM Teaching Schools How to Save Money On Buildings

IBM recently announced three public school initiatives as part of their Smarter Planet program which is now five years old. Through the use…
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How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor

Safe Water Network, which works with PepsiCo, IBM and Merck, takes a market-based approach to combat water scarcity in the developing world.