Email Last Updated Mar 18, 5: Essentially, IBM is arguing, based on a survey of companies globally, that we have crossed from one world--in which chief executive officers worry only about shareholders--into a world where CEOs have to worry about a variety of "stakeholders," particularly customers and activist groups who organize themselves using Internet-based tools.
Capacity building for nongovernmental organizations Introduced inImpact Grants help recipient educational and not-for-profit organizations to enhance their IT infrastructure, leadership and technology skills.
The tailored solutions are developed in collaboration with organizations in the not-for-profit sector, and are specifically designed to support them in their efforts to serve our communities.
Since its launch inthe Corporate Service Corps has Csr of ibm a positive impact of the lives of more thepeople through skills transfer and capacity building. Many thousands more have been positively impacted through the services of the organizations the Corporate Service Corps has supported. The Corporate Service Corps program has sent over participants on over teams to more than 30 countries around the world.
The program continues to expand to new locations each year. Likewise, IBMers from India have been deployed in 30 different countries.
Making cities smarter IBM Smarter Cities Challenge SCC was launched in and is a major IBM grant program designed to enable up to cities around the world to utilize the time and expertise of top performing IBMers to become more vibrant and rewarding places for their citizens to live in.
The Smarter City projects included development of strategy in a phased manner for the early roll out and implementation of the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project by DMIDC, evaluation, analysis and recommended improvement and next steps of current citizen services and transportation environment in Ahmedabad, and creation of a Smarter Healthcare and Smarter Transportation roadmap for Pune Municipal Corporation.
Using technology to inspire young learners worldwide From remote areas to underprivileged areas of towns and cities worldwide, the IBM KidSmart program is using technology to inspire young learners Worldwide. In India, the program started in and since inception the KidSmart Program has touched approximatelychildren's lives.
Inthe program is being implemented across 10 cities in India, touching the lives of approximately 10, children. The site also features collaboration tools to enable teachers to discuss and share effective instructional practices.
Developing Entrepreneur Ecosystems SME Toolkit is a robust website for entrepreneurs and small — medium businesses to help them learn and implement additional business management practices, foster economic growth in countries and markets and demonstrate the value of IBM innovation.
The site provides the tools, content and resources budding entrepreneurs need for success. This program supports the volunteer efforts of IBM employees and retirees in communities around the world. Globally, the program has more thanregistered participants who have collectively donated over 15 million hours of volunteering to schools and not-for-profit organizations worldwide.
In India, sincemore than 45, IBMers have contributed more thanhours of community service in supporting organizations. Responding to Natural Disasters On our planet, disasters unfortunately occur with distressing frequency.
We offer technology, skills and IBMers committed to helping their neighbors and their communities.
As technology advances, new disaster recovery tools are emerging. IBM has embraced and supported one prominent example, an open source disaster management system, which can be used to track everything from victim identification to refugee camps, relief organizations and donations of relief goods.
It is an active and evolving open source project, promoted by IBM as a strategic part of disaster response efforts. In India, IBM has supported local government to deploy technology solutions during disaster relief work during natural disasters — eg Tsunami, AP floods and more recently Uttrakhand and Odisha floods.IBM Wins "Best Commitment to Education Program" Award from U.S.
Chamber of Commerce Foundation. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation presented IBM with its “Best Commitment to Education Program" award.
IBM has had a continual, unambiguous commitment to environmental leadership for decades. Former IBM Chairman & CEO Thomas J. Watson, Jr., put his stamp on it with a formal corporate policy statement back in May This chapter describes the IBM corporate perspective on CSR and the company's efforts to inculcate value‐based ideals within the corporation.
For IBM, CSR plays a strategic role that takes it beyond the personal values of the company's founder to include a number of wide‐ranging market and non‐market benefits. The operational significance of the changing organizational structure from. IBM Develops Spam Message Testing System For China Mobile March 29, IBM has developed a spam message testing and analyzing system for China Mobile, one of the world's largest mobile operators, to help the company track the message sending habits of its users.
Many firms’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) efforts are counterproductive, for two reasons: They pit business against society, when the two are actually interdependent.
WASHINGTON, D.C., April 20, /3BL Media/ — The U.S.
Chamber Foundation’s Corporate Citizenship Center and IBM today issued a new report that explores how efforts by businesses to be a positive force in communities – commonly referred to as corporate social responsibility (CSR) – influences public perception of those companies.