Packaging comprises a significant portion of total waste produced and can affect the health of our planet and people, which is why HP set a new goal to eliminate 75 percent of single-use plastic packaging by 2025. The goal focuses on hardware unit packaging and is predicated on a move to molded fiber packaging cushions.
For over 80 years, HP has been driving lasting change to address the world's most pressing problems. From building a groundbreaking recycling supply chain that has kept over 60 million plastic bottles out of the ocean, to achieving 100 percent renewable electricity in the United States. At a time when it's easy to take our eye off the planet, we are as committed as ever to a more sustainable future. Learn why easy doesn't do it, and watch how HP delivers on bold promises for a sustainable future.
Key social justice, education, legal reform, and youth empowerment groups that need your support.
After weeks of protests and swift reform on the part of lawmakers and police, the Black Lives Matter movement is rocking the pillars that uphold institutional racism and to date has swept some 2,000 cities in the U.S. and reached 60 other countries.
My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge Highlights Social Justice and the Fight for Equality
June 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ - With the launch of My Story: The 2020 Storytelling Challenge, Girl Rising and HP invite individuals across the globe to share stories of how young leaders are fighting for human rights, racial justice, gender equity, and girls’ education at a time when the COVID-19 pandemic is revealing deeply entrenched inequities. Through My Story, Girl Rising is accepting narrative, video, digital image, or audio submissions that tell stories of the leadership, courage and creativity that young people are demonstrating to build a better future.
School’s out and uncertainty runs high, but for undergraduates eager to start on their career paths, online internships and other unique learning opportunities can take them further than they anticipated.
A look at teachers and students are rising to the challenge of distance learning
On a Friday in mid-March, Jana Maiuri listened as her 6th-grade students engaged in a spirited discussion of the George Orwell classic Animal Farm. They had been preparing for this final student-led seminar all week, and while Maiuri was thrilled to hear their thoughtful questions and well-informed answers, inside, her mind was racing. She had just gotten word that school buildings would be closing for the foreseeable future in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Managing Director of HP Africa on how we can’t let this moment to fight racism and xenophobia pass us by.
By Elisabeth Moreno
Many headlines have called COVID-19 an unprecedented event of human history. That’s not true. As humans have spread across the planet, so have infectious diseases. Even in this modern era, outbreaks are nearly constant — though not every outbreak reaches a pandemic level as COVID-19 has. Malaria, tuberculosis, HIV-AIDS, SARS, and other viruses appeared during these early years. And they mainly impacted the so-called emerging countries.
In the wake of George Floyd’s death, we must find new ways to achieve progress — as companies, as communities, and as individuals.
There’s something on my mind that I wanted to share as we head into the weekend.
It stems from the scenes we’ve watched unfold in Minneapolis this week, which have been a stark reminder of how much progress must still be made toward treating everyone with the fairness, dignity, and humanity they deserve.