IBM Recognizes Top Environmental Solutions Developed in 2009

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ARMONK, N.Y. - 09 Nov 2009: IBM (NYSE: IBM) has selected five solutions developed within the company for recognition under its new Corporate Environmental Innovation Program, which highlights innovations that significantly improve energy efficiency or reduce environmental impact.

IBM introduced the program earlier this year to highlight the best solutions developed by employees that address energy and environmental challenges for the company and its clients. The goal is to showcase these solutions and encourage other IBM employees to develop new technologies and offerings that address these global issues. 

"Part of IBM's credo is 'innovation that matters, for our company and for the world,' and that's especially relevant to protecting the environment," said Wayne Balta, IBM's vice president of corporate environmental affairs and product safety. "The five innovations we've selected exemplify the very best of this belief in action. We hope they inspire other IBM employees to apply their talents and ingenuity to these and other conservation and environmental challenges."  

The five solutions are: 

The IBM Corporate Environmental Innovation Program will recognize up to five solutions each year. Nominated solutions are judged by a diverse team of IBM environmental, technical, and business experts from around the world. 

To learn more about IBM's commitment to the environment, go to: 

For information on IBM's portfolio of energy and environment offerings and products, go to: 

*Based on SPECpower benchmark tests against other industry-standard one-unit rack servers.

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