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HP and WWF Commit $80M to Protect Critical Forest Ecosystems

With the expansion of their partnership, HP becomes the first company to pilot science-based targets for forests with WWF.
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By Sarah Murry

As world leaders convene this month at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, HP is pledging to expand its reforestation efforts and partnership with the World Wildlife Fund

HP's Expanded Partnership with WWF Aims to Grow Forest Conservation and Restoration

Words by Nithin Coca
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HP Inc. has announced an expanded forest conservation and restoration partnership with World Wildlife Fund, better known as WWF, by pledging $80 million to sustainably manage, conserve and restore nearly 1 million acres of forest. “We're really excited about this collaboration and the opportunities it brings to help us accelerate critically important conservation efforts in landscapes around the world — for people, for nature and for climate,” Linda Walker, senior director of corporate engagement for forests at WWF-U.S., told TriplePundit. 

Supporting Aggressive, Science-based Climate Action in the U.S. and Globally

By James McCall, Chief Sustainability Officer, HP Inc.
Press Release

PALO ALTO, Calif., October 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - From our headquarters in California to our offices in Europe and Asia, we’ve witnessed the wildfires, floods and rising temperatures that have impacted our colleagues and neighbors with increasing intensity year after year. In communities around the world, many are now experiencing the devastating effects of climate change first hand.

HP and WWF Announce Bold Partnership Expansion to Conserve and Restore Forests

Collaboration aims to ensure paper printed with an HP product or service will help restore, protect, and improve the health of forests by 2030[1]
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Educating Girls: The Overlooked Solution to Climate Change

by T. Shawn Taylor
Article

This article is sponsored by HP and written on HP's behalf.

Addressing a global challenge as complex as climate change demands a full suite of solutions and actors, but one powerful intervention is widely overlooked: educating girls. Education gives girls the skills and knowledge to respond to climate-related disasters and to the changing resource landscapes around them. The contributions of educated girls to their communities increases a region’s overall resilience to climate shocks. 

This Nonprofit is Empowering Kids Around the World With Books in Mother Tongue Languages

Words by Kate Zerrenner
Blog

When Peter Ndiwa was growing up in Kenya, his father, a teacher, brought home a collection of fables written in the Swahili language. “They meant something to me because I could read them in Swahili,” he told TriplePundit. “And because they were stories and not course books, I could relate to them.” They were, as he said, “human tales,” and they inspired him to become a teacher and a writer.

HBCUs and Tech Leaders are Joining Forces to Increase Tech Opportunities for Black Students

Words by Megan Amrich
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Black Americans make up 12 percent of the total U.S. population yet hold only 7 percent of tech industry jobs. The numbers in higher-level roles are even more staggering: Four percent of tech managers and less than 2 percent of C-suite tech executives are Black, according to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

First-ever Tech Conference for HBCUs to Expand Access to Tech Careers

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  • More than 100 HBCUs across the U.S. can gain latest insights into digital transformation to help meet their needs for the future of education.
  • As part of a ‘Bot A Thon’ competition for HBCU students, top finalists will have the opportunity to interview for internship positions at HP and Microsoft.
  • Notable speakers include Dallas Martin of Asylum Records and executive vice president of Atlantic Records; Lanre Gaba, executive vice president of Urban A&R at Atlantic Records who has advanced women in music, including Cardi B and Lizzo; and Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus.
  • 5th annual HP-HBCU Business Challenge continues to drive a diverse pipeline in tech. Previous challenges attracted over 380 students from 46 HBCUs and select participants later became full-time employees or interns at HP.
Press Release

News Highlights:

  • More than 100 HBCUs across the U.S. can gain latest insights into digital transformation to help meet their needs for the future of education.
  • As part of a ‘Bot A Thon’ competition for HBCU students, top finalists will have the opportunity to interview for internship positions at HP and Microsoft.
  • Notable speakers include Dallas Martin of Asylum Records and executive vice president of Atlantic Records; Lanre Gaba, executive vice president of Urban A&R at Atlantic Records who has advanced women in music, including Cardi B and Lizzo; and Congresswoman Alma Adams (D-NC-12), founder and co-chair of the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus.
  • 5th annual HP-HBCU Business Challenge continues to drive a diverse pipeline in tech. Previous challenges attracted over 380 students from 46 HBCUs and select participants later became full-time employees or interns at HP.

Techquity: Unlocking Economic Opportunity By Removing The Digital Divide

by Shelley Zalis
Article

Between last December and March 2021, there was a steady decline in the unemployment rate for white workers, from 6% in December to 5.4% in March. While Black men saw their rate drop moderately from 9.9% to 9.6%, Black women actually experienced an increase in unemployment from 8.4% in December to 8.7% in March. 

Change Agent Alex Amouyel: “There is no lone innovator”

The executive director of MIT Solve is cracking the code by bringing together brilliant minds and scalable resources to tackle the world's biggest challenges.
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By Ariel Foxman

How best to meet the most urgent challenges of a global community beset by inequity, injustice, and indifference? Imagine if that lofty mission were your actual day job. Alexandra Amouyel, executive director of MIT Solve, an initiative that connects tech entrepreneurs around the world with partners, funding, and resources, doesn’t have to imagine. Each year, the initiative invites anyone, from anywhere, to propose practical, scalable solutions to a select series of Solve’s hot-topic challenges.

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