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IBM

  • Technology, telecom & electronics
  • United States of America

  • International Business Machines (IBM), is a global technology company based in the United States. IBM provides hardware, software, cloud-based services, and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.

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Global Network Initiative ? Membership in the Global Network Initiative, an alliance that helps companies respect freedom of expression and privacy rights when faced with government pressure to hand over user data, remove content, or restrict communications.

UN Global Compact ? Membership in the United Nations Global Compact, a voluntary initiative based on CEO commitments to implement universal sustainability principles and to take steps to support UN goals.
Indicator last reviewed 09-03-2023

Transparency Report ? Reports detailing how the company processes third-party requests and enforces internal rules regarding people’s data and mitigates risks to their rights. Latest available report linked.
Indicator last reviewed 09-03-2023

Human Rights Policy ? Company policy describing its approach and commitment to human rights
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Business Code of Conduct ? A company code of conduct (or code of ethics) is a company document in which it sets out a set of principles that it commits itself to follow, or requires its employees and/or subcontractors to follow.
Indicator last reviewed 02-01-2024

Modern Slavery Legislations actions ?

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Modern Slavery Legislations Tracker

IBM Modern Slavery Legislation Document

IBM Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://www.ibm.com/ibm/responsibility/response.html Snapshot fetched: June 29, 2018, midnight
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IBM Modern Slavery Legislation Document

Source: https://www.ibm.com/multimedia/portal/Y973228A60359E93/IBM_UK_Modern_Slavery_Act_Transparency_Statement_signed.pdf

Compliance with the requirements as set forth in Sec.54(6) and (7) of the UK Modern Slavery Act was assessed at the time this statement was collected by the Resource Centre.

Snapshot fetched: Dec. 16, 2018, midnight
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Benchmark rankings

Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2023
? The third iteration of the Digital Inclusion Benchmark by World Benchmarking Alliance measures and ranks 200 of the world’s most influential technology companies on their responsibility to advance a more inclusive digital society.
54 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2021
? A ranking of 150 influential technology companies on four areas of digital inclusion: enhancing universal access to digital technologies; improving all levels of digital skills; fostering trustworthy use by mitigating risks and harms; innovating openly, inclusively, and ethically.
46 / 100
Digital Inclusion Benchmark 2020
? A ranking of 100 influential technology companies on four areas of digital inclusion: enhancing universal access to digital technologies; improving all levels of digital skills; fostering trustworthy use by mitigating risks and harms; innovating openly, inclusively, and ethically. (Benchmark uses a 0-2 point scoring system, adjusted here to show percentage score.)
44 / 100
Global Child Forum Benchmark: The State of Children’s Rights & Business 2023
? The Global Child Forum global benchmark 2023 evaluates 795 companies' impact on children, based on the Children’s Rights and Business Principles.
6.2 / 10

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