HP's second generation of sanitizable PCs and all-in-one devices protect patients and hospital staff from bacteria and bugs.
By Travis Marshall
Melinda Schmidt, a registered nurse, understood that dangerous pathogens were part of the hospital landscape while working as an emergency room nurse. Like all modern healthcare providers, she followed strict protocols for hand washing, wearing gloves, cleaning clinical spaces and other steps to help stop the spread of disease among patients and clinical and hospital staff.
Company aims to increase recycled plastic in its personal systems and print hardware and supplies to 30 per cent by 2025
By Sian Bayley
Reducing plastic waste is beneficial to business, according to the managing director of tech company, HP.
And the company claim sustainable impact projects drove more than $900 million of new revenue last year.
George Brasher, managing director HP UK and Ireland said: “If you’ve got customers that demand it and employees that demand it, it’s going to happen […] if customers are willing to reward us or any other company with business, I can tell you businesses will go towards it.
Revamped science-based targets, a 35% year-on-year growth in revenue through sustainable impact and commitments to source more recycled plastic content and 100% renewables have all been outlined in HP's latest sustainability report.
According to HP’s 2018 sustainability report, “Sustainable Impact” programmes drove more than $977m (£770m) of new revenue last year, representing a 35% increase on 2017 levels. In 2017, the company delivered a 38% year-on-year growth where sustainable impact was a key differentiator, generating more than $700m (£556m) in new business revenue.
As companies across industries make diversity and inclusion a priority, hiring and supporting people with disabilities has never been more important.
Jennison Asuncion, who focuses on digital accessibility within LinkedIn Engineering, is completely blind. On any given day at work, he uses JAWS, software that reads what's on the screen or display, to access web applications and websites. On mobile, he uses the VoiceOver screen reader setting on his iPhone. Tools and accommodations like the ones Asuncion uses daily have never been more important — for employees and employers.
HP’s annual sustainability report is out, and they are making impressive progress. I’m fascinated by the fact that as the US Government pulls back on sustainability, US businesses are stepping up and HP appears to be leading the pack. What drove this is that investors, customers, and employees are becoming far more aware of issues like pollution and climate change and want the companies they work for, invest in, and buy from to step up to helping assure the future of the planet.
The president of 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing anticipates a sustainable future and how consumers — and the planet — will benefit from the fourth industrial revolution.
By Roland Jones
Any parent whose child needs orthodontia knows that there are two kinds of pain that come with the traditional teeth straightening process. There’s the unavoidable pain of moving canines and cuspids, and then there’s the financial pain of paying for it.
Nate Hurst, chief sustainable impact officer for HP, discusses the company’s goal to increase recycled content plastic to 30% by 2025 across its print and personal systems portfolio and also sustainable innovations in 3D printing.
As World Oceans Day approaches, a leading environmental engineer talks about recycling plastic, corporate responsibility and where she sees glimmers of clean-up hope.
When she’s not teaching at the University of Georgia or speaking at conferences and symposia around the world, Dr. Jenna Jambeck is likely to be found wearing green rubber boots and black gloves while digging through some trash. She might be at a landfill near Athens, Georgia, on a beach near Port-au-Prince, Haiti, or along the banks of the Ganges in India.
As the oldest members of Generation Z graduate into adulthood, they bring with them a fluid sense of where technology fits into our lives and what we can do with it.
By Stacy Rapacon
For Baby Boomers, it was the personal computer; for Gen X, the World Wide Web; and for Millennials, the mobile technology explosion. Each of these generations saw their lives transformed by new technology. For Generation Z, born between 1997 and 2012 — seemingly with smartphones in hand — there is a twist. Instead of a key wave of technology defining a generation, this first generation of actual digital natives is redefining technology.