IBM Is celebrating its centennial year this year. Big Blue is 100!

The most moving and positive aspect of this is the clear role a business can play in leading social evolution.

IBM is not a social enterprise. It has not been set up as a means to promote socially progressive workplace concepts. But it did it nonetheless because its leaders had the vision and the courage to do the right things.

How often do we see such breakthrough vision today in other corporations of similar size? The only ones that came to mind (without going to Google) are: BP’s green energy initiatives, and the Bill Gates Foundation.