Corporate Responsibility

Insights into DXC's Corporate Responsibility Program

Are fun and games the future of STEM education?

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When businesses seek to identify actions they can take to help students thrive, what options are available? Some companies create nonprofit foundations through which they donate directly to school systems, with goals such as reducing student-teacher ratios or launching new teaching methods. Others devise informal, in-house grant-making systems to meet needs for short-term projects like […]

Examples from DXC’s 2018 Corporate Responsibility report: How to thrive — sustainably

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This week, DXC Technology released our new Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. This extensively detailed report provides insights into something that has become a tremendous source of pride for our employees, clients and other stakeholders — the way we, as a global enterprise, place our commitment to corporate responsibility at the heart of our business. […]

One of medicine’s largest research projects just launched nationally

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CR Blog guest post by Robert Wah, MD How do medical breakthroughs usually start? It’s often when researchers can better access and apply information that is more accurate and comprehensive than what they’ve been working with before. To accelerate medical progress today, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) is undertaking a historically ambitious effort […]

Ocean plastics: What’s the big deal?

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More than 20 years since the Great Pacific Garbage Patch was first mapped in the waters between California and Japan, massive new islands of floating marine plastic continue to be discovered. The latest is the South Pacific Garbage Patch, an area of plastic pollution between Australia and South America that may encompass one million square […]

How digital health benefits patients and communities

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The shift from legacy IT to digital technologies across social, mobile, analytics, and cloud — and beyond — promises to continue catalyzing new business models and disruptive ideas. As it transforms industries, digital innovation also has the power to generate social goods on a global scale. Some of the clearest of these human benefits now […]

Artificial intelligence: A force for good?

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Whenever there’s a new advance in artificial intelligence (AI), it seems that traditional and social media outlets quickly light up with dystopian scenarios in which sentient robots are poised to take over the human world. Science-fiction imaginings about machines that have the ability to think and act persist even as leading AI researchers seek to […]

Industry-university partnerships that work

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Business leaders sometimes describe a need for ideas, talent, and collaboration tools that aren’t found within the four walls of the enterprise but flow from the outside in. Harnessing this “open innovation” can be critical for keeping competitive advantage. In another cultural arena, higher-education decision-makers are increasingly being asked to operate with an entrepreneurial edge […]

DXC Cares: The Noble Box

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Szlachetna Paczka (Noble Box) is one of the most popular charity projects in Poland and provided aid to poor families during Christmas holidays since 2001. The organization identifies families affected by poverty, visits them and asks what they need the most. Then, every November, a precise description of each family and their needs is placed […]

DXC Cares: Breast Cancer Awareness in the Baltics

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Breast cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer in women worldwide, with nearly 1.7 million new cases were diagnosed in 2012. Survival rates for breast cancer vary across the globe, but have generally improved over time. This is due in part to progressive improvements in treatment strategies and earlier diagnoses in nations […]

DXC Cares: Supporting a day of fun for the children of Friedensdorf International

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This fall, DXC employees in Germany were proud to support Friedensdorf International’s annual amusement park trip. Friedensdorf (Peacevillage) International is a charity which provides aid to children from war-torn regions across the globe. One of the charity’s three main areas of work is providing individual medical aid to children injured by war, treating them in […]