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HP has long been a leader in global citizenship – one of our seven corporate objectives since 1957. Today we take on society’s toughest challenges through HP Living Progress. We are focused on achieving a world that is sustainable, where people are thriving and the economy is robust.
Below are our recent achievements towards this vision.
Below are our recent achievements towards this vision.
HP demonstrates clear leadership and governance to achieve consistently strong global citizenship performance. This effort begins at the top and depends on active participation and support throughout HP.
- Conducted a formal materiality assessment to review and update our understanding of HP’s global citizenship issues
- Launched the External Global Citizenship Council to provide external input and guidance
- Included in the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) World Index and North America Index
- Included in four FTSE4Good indexes for the tenth consecutive year
HP emphasizes ethics in everything we do, making employees aware that we are accountable for our actions, responsible for the consequences, and proud of our efforts.
- Scored 99% in the 2012 DJSI category of Codes of Conduct/Compliance/Anticorruption & Bribery
- 99% of HP employees completed the ethics and compliance annual training session
- 25,000 employees viewed the Integrity Matters videos on handling ethical issues
HP advocates with transparency and integrity to promote laws and regulations that encourage economic growth and innovation in a socially and environmentally responsible manner.
- Promoted public policy priorities, including working with governments around the world on technology, tax, trade, intellectual property, and social and environmental policies
HP continues to improve the efficiency of our products, supply chain, and operations.
- Received the highest CDP Performance Band A and scored 99 out of a possible 100 points for the CDP Disclosure Score in 2013
- Published our complete carbon footprint, making HP among the first companies globally to disclose this level of information
- 100% of HP Everyday Office Papers are FSC®-certified in the Americas
HP works to reduce the environmental footprint of products and solutions across our portfolio – from single-user personal computing devices and printers to enterprise servers, storage equipment, and data centers.
- The HP Moonshot system uses up to 89% less energy compared to traditional servers 1
- HP’s ENERGY STAR® qualified, latest OfficeJet range of printers use up to 50% less energy than the majority of comparably priced laser printers 2
- Most HP PCs, printers, and servers are more than 90% recyclable by weight 3
HP provides broad geographical coverage of take-back programs and ensures an environmentally responsible option for processing HP products at the end of their life.
- Reached 2.5 billion pounds of electronic products and supplies recycled since 1987
- Increased the number of U.S. take-back locations for HP print cartridges to more than 7,000 through partnerships with Walmart, OfficeMax, and Staples – and Office Depot in early 2013
- Established a new recycling facility to process used HP ink cartridges in São Paulo, Brazil
HP continues to increase efficiency in our operations, reducing energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving our landfill diversion rate.
- Established a goal to reduce total GHG emissions from our operations (Scope 1 and 2) by 20% by 2020, compared to 2010
- Reduced total GHG emissions from our operations by 8% from our 2010 baseline
- Achieved an 88.1% landfill diversion rate
HP maintains a centralized human rights program in our Ethics and Compliance Office to identify and manage our own impacts in this area and provide leadership in multi-stakeholder forums promoting respect for human rights in business.
- Developed a human rights risk assessment process tailored to our operations and potential human rights risks
- Continued external advocacy and leadership through the Global Business Initiative on Human Rights and BSR
HP advances efforts to significantly improve social and environmental responsibility (SER) standards throughout the IT supply chain.
- First IT company to set a supply chain greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal
- Developed new supplier guidance on appropriate use of student and dispatch workers
- Rated #2 in the Enough Project’s survey “Taking Conflict Out of Consumer Gadgets: Company Rankings on Conflict Minerals 2012”
- First IT company to publish its supply chain smelter list
- First IT company to publish its supply chain water footprint
HP works to protect customers’ privacy and personal information through employee training and external engagement.
- More than 99% of permanent employees completed privacy training
- Led a consortium that was awarded European Community funding for research on accountability models for cloud services
- Served as a Trusted Advisor to the European Commission and data protection regulators to influence the development of new privacy legislation
- Our Privacy Office handled more than 70,000 inquiries
HP hires, develops, and retains the employees we believe will make our business continue to thrive, offering supportive, motivating workplaces where everyone can flourish.
- Engaged 10,000 employees in leadership training
- Increased participation in our mentoring programs by 40%
- 40,000 employees in 80 countries participated in global wellness exercise challenges
- Delivered more than 200 events for employees on diversity topics through our Employee Resource Groups