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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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Can Computers Give Us the Wisdom We Need to Live Sustainably?

Extracting materials from beneath the ground that will eventually be depleted could certainly be the very definition of an unsustainable activity, especially considering…
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Corporate Philanthropy: The Benefits of Volunteer Grant Programs

By Adam Weinger Has your company considered instituting a volunteer grant program? These charitable programs, which are also known as Dollars for Doers…
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5 Lessons from the Fiasco of Toshiba’s No-Print Day Campaign

Toshiba's first annual National No-Print Day was supposed to be “a nationwide campaign to encourage, educate and challenge individuals and companies to commit…
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Are the Greatest Brands in the World Sustainable?

What makes a brand a great brand? And is there something common to all the great brands that differentiate them from the ordinary…
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IBM, Honda and PG&E Collaborate on Smart EV Charging

We all know that to minimize the impact of global climate change we need to drastically reduce our combustion of fossil fuels. We…
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Social Media: A New Tactic for Corporate Sustainability?

Companies are increasingly using social media as a tactic for corporate social responsibility and sustainability communications.
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IBM Pulse2012: Smarter Cities

While smart buildings and campuses show amazing results due to asset management and building improvements that impact energy use, spatial planning and inhabitant…
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IBM PULSE2012: Smarter Buildings

Smart buildings can not only conserve energy and gas, but reduce operation costs, improve safety systems and inform the use of space.
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IBM PULSE2012: Data Drives A Smarter Planet

IBM’s A Smarter Planet initiative posits that data is the key to sustainability and their focus on asset and facilities management of buildings,…
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Greenpeace Ranks Best Companies in ICT

Following on the heels of the Green Electronics Ranking, today Greenpeace released the fifth version of its Cool IT Leaderboard. This ranks and evaluates…
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Cisco Brings Smart Cities Within Reach

The concept of the smart city is one that holds a lot of promise and potential in terms of how computerized, networked public…

The New Realities of CSR for Global Businesses

Companies such as IBM, FedEx, and PepsiCo are sending employee teams to volunteer their time in developing countries on a kind of Corporate…
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Opportunity Green Roundup: Perspectives from Heavy Hitters in CSR

This year, Opportunity Green showcased some of the most innovative companies working in the corporate social responsibility space. Leaders from IBM, Starbucks, KPMG,…

IBM Supercomputer Tells Vestas Turbines Where to Go

If you were a tree, the question of where you were planted would have significant impact on your future prospects. The same is…
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Evolution of Philanthropy: Giving Your Products Away

Does this grant project mark the dawn of philanthropy 2.0? Or is it a handy tool for IBM to market its services to…