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2020 Corporate Responsibility Report

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IBMers’ resilience and ingenuity underscore our commitment to emerge stronger.

Arvind Krishna

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

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Building a more sustainable, equitable future

Our ESG strategy reflects IBM’s belief that corporate responsibility drives long-term value not just in our business, but also for IBM stakeholders.

Priorities for our company, our employees and the planet

IBMers take pride in our company’s history as a vanguard in environmental protection, inclusive employment policies and more—and we work every day to continue that legacy of corporate responsibility.

Good Tech is innovation for a better world

We collaborate on a wide range of novel solutions that apply advanced technology and world-class expertise to some of society’s most pressing challenges.

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IBM sets goals, measures progress and reports our results as matters of transparency and accountability.

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IBM spent over $1.5 billion with diverse US suppliers in 2020, and $2.1 billion worldwide.


IBM has committed to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.