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Sharing our expertise to create jobs. Using our technology to save lives. Giving people the tools and ideas they need to fulfill their dreams. This is our everyday to do list.

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Reaching Those Who Need it the Most: The Challenges of Effective Entrepreneurship Programs


by Michael Thacker

There are more than seven billion of us, spread across every continent. We live in cities, towns, villages, hamlets and in the far-flung dots on the map. We all need the same things– access to safe water and food, educational opportunities, secure housing, etc. – and governments, nonprofit organizations and businesses have been trying for years to most effectively reach people with programs to fill the gaps.

EDC Partners with HP on Expanded e-learning Program for Entrepreneurs, Small Business Owners

Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) offers free IT and business skills for users globally
Press Release

WALTHAM, Mass., November 1, 2012 /3BL Media/ -  For the many people around the world who are miles away from the expertise and resources they need to start or upgrade a small business, an online training program offers the very latest in practical IT and business skills. The HP LIFE e-Learning program, developed by EDC and HP together with a team of partners, includes free, interactive online courses to help budding entrepreneurs create, establish, and grow successful businesses. The program is being widely disseminated in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, November 12–16.

U.S. EPA recognizes HP as a Leader in Supply Chain Management


(This entry was posted by Tony Prophet, senior vice president, Operations, Printing and Personal Systems, HP)

HP Recognized for Environmental Commitment

Company named an industry leader for sustainability efforts

by Michael_Thacker

HP’s commitment to environmental stewardship and addressing climate change has been recognized in two influential environmental reports that rank the world’s leading sustainability companies.

HP Mentors High School Students to Change the World for Good


by Ethan_Bauley

Now in its second year, the HP/Junior Achievement Social Innovation Relay (SIR) has once again succeeded in developing young entrepreneurial minds to benefit the environment and society.

Living And Working To 100


The good news is that many of us will live to be over 100 years old. The challenge will be--and already is--preparing ourselves for new jobs as technology advances and markets change. This requires workforce training and education on a massive scale. As individuals, we need to continuously develop relevant skills and expertise, build our networks and relationships, and assess our priorities as we look ahead to longer lives in a dynamic world. In the meantime, there are and will be painful disruptions for individuals, families and countries.


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