By Camille Caron Director Education & Sustainability, 3D Print, HP, Inc.
A world without waste. That’s our aspiration.
But what does this really mean? And how do we create lasting, positive change for the planet, our people, and communities?
To do this, we need to move away from our traditional approach of “take, make, dispose.” Think about it, there’s no way not to change: by 2050, we would need 2.3 Earths to sustain the resource demands of our global population.
Accelerating transformation of industries with world-class R&D, engineering, co-development, and sustainable innovation for the Fourth Industrial Revolution
BARCELONA, Spain, August 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Today, HP Inc. opened the doors to its new 3D Printing and Digital Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Barcelona, Spain, one of the world’s largest and most advanced research and development facilities for the next-generation technologies powering the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The new Center brings together hundreds of the world’s leading additive manufacturing experts in more than 150,000 square feet of cutting-edge innovation space – about the size of three football fields – to transform the way the world designs and manufactures.
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.