“Corporate Citizenship Benefits Society, Enterprises and Their Employees”

Dec 12

The concepts of philanthropy and corporate giving have evolved over the years from localized donations by individuals of great wealth to “strategic” corporate giving to today’s progressive practice of creating sustainable value across the globe. IBM has pioneered numerous corporate social responsibility (CSR) innovations that emphasize the sharing of...

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“Helping Ethiopia Achieve Its Economic Goals”

Dec 12

“Helping Ethiopia Achieve Its Economic Goals”

Just over three months ago, I landed in Addis Ababa for my IBM Corporate Service Corps assignment in Ethiopia. I had been reading an article on the plane about Mahatma Gandhi and as I descended on the Ethiopian capital, one of his quotes kept on going around in my head: “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” With Gandhi’s...

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Smarter Classrooms: IBM’s initiative in Rajasthan and the subsequent impact on the education sector in the region – Coverage in The Hindu

Oct 21

Smarter Classrooms: IBM’s initiative in Rajasthan and the subsequent impact on the education sector in the region – Coverage in The Hindu

In initiative for enhancing the comfort levels of children and teachers for using computers at the pre-school level has helped bridge the digital divide in the rural landscape of Alwar district in Rajasthan; it has brought children back to schools, leading to a significant reduction in the dropout rates. The programme, launched by IBM in partnership with SRF...

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Difference that every IBMer can make to the world and the community.

May 13

Difference that every IBMer can make to the world and the community.

Trupty was part of the 10 member team who worked on Database System Management for Pusdalisbang agency by the Government of West Java Province in Indonesia. The institution is a subsidiary of Regional Planning Board of West Java Province (Bappeda) which carries out tasks for acquiring, compiling, analyzing spatial and non spatial data. The project was part of the...

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Stanley S. Litow Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs & President, IBM International Foundation : Article on new Company Bill

Apr 12

Stanley S. Litow Vice President, Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs & President, IBM International Foundation : Article on new Company Bill

From Spare Change to Real Change   How IBM’s corporate service corps solves problems, grows leaders, and builds markets. By Stanley Litow Corporate responsibility has its beginnings in philanthropy, which in America has a long history. It began in earnest with individuals of great wealth, such as Henry Ford, John D. Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie. They...

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