At HP we have recognized that creating a diverse, inclusive work environment is a journey of continuous renewal. Each step in the process has an important significance to remember as we move forward into the 21st century. Together the steps create a diversity value chain upon which we are building our winning global workforce and workplace.
60's-70's: equal employment opportunity - establishing a workplace free of discrimination.
80's: affirmative action - initiating proactive behaviors and actions in making EEO a reality for everyone.
90's: work force diversity - creating an inclusive work environment that values all employees.
21st century: global diversity - putting differences to work in the marketplace, workplace and community.