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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.

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…

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…

IBM Joins EcoGrid EU Renewable Energy-Smart Grid Consortium

IBM's signing on as a member of EcoGrid EU, a consortium of companies that is planning a European Union (EU) smart grid that…

Cities Can’t Combat Climate Change Alone

By 2050, 70 percent of the world’s population will live in urban areas. Cities consume over two-thirds of the world’s energy and are…

The Big Thirst: Water Woes and What to Do About Them

“The golden age of water is over,” asserted Charles Fishman, author of “The Big Thirst,” as he shared a sweeping view of global…

IBM and University of Texas at Austin Develop a Flood Prediction System

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irene, which caused flooding on the East Coast, it is good to know that IBM and researchers at…

How Human Future Interaction Can Help Plan for a Sustainabilty

Jason Tester of the institute for the future has pioneered a concept called Human Future Interaction (HFI) a method for experiencing the future…

IBM’s Smarter Planet – More Than a Smart Marketing Campaign?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…

Smart IBM Reaches Out to Smarter Cities with Cash in Hand

I have to say, I was pretty excited when I read about IBM’s Smarter Cities Challenge Grant Program, where a number of cities…

Corporate Responsibility Magazine Releases their Top 100 Corporate Citizen List

Corporate Responsibility Magazine announced their list of the top 100 corporate citizens yesterday, Wednesday, March 2, in a ceremony at the NYSE. The…

Video Interview: Sharon Nunes of IBM’s Smart City Strategy and Solutions

Managing our planet’s limited resources is vital for realizing a sustainable future.  Many large scale human systems that interact with our planet need…

Chicago Climate Exchange to Cease Operations

The Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the U.S.’s only emissions credit exchange, will close shop by year’s end, citing a lack of legislative interest.…

IBM Supply Chain Software Improves McKesson’s Bottom Line

Supply chain emissions are notoriously difficult to track. With the complexity surrounding them, it’s not hard to see why companies tend to ignore…

What is the Carbon Disclosure Project?

As Andrew Winston pointed out, relative NGO newcomer Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has rocketed from a germ of an idea in its founder’s…