A doctor and an HP employee teamed up from afar to design 3D-printed face shields for hospitals in short supply.
When Clara Remacha Corbalán and Abdel Hakim Moustafa met for coffee in early March, it felt like the final moment of calm before a storm. The next day, Spain declared a state of emergency as the COVID-19 pandemic spread through the country, and within a few days, the Barcelona hospital where Moustafa worked as a cardiologist was inundated with COVID-19 patients.
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.
HP Sustainable Impact means creating positive, lasting change for people, our planet and communities. From committing to double our number of Black and African American executives by 2025, to creating a portfolio of world's first innovations made with ocean-bounds, we're taking actions drive greater diversity and inclusion, reduce our environmental footprint and strengthen communities around the world. It's how we deliver on our promise to make life better for everyone, everywhere.
By Ellen Jackowski, Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer, HP Inc.
Today marks my first day as Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP, and the day we release our 18th annual Sustainable Impact Report and inaugural Human Rights Progress Report. At this milestone moment, I find myself thinking a lot about accountability and action.
From head to toe, custom foot and mouth gear makers, sidelined by Covid-19, ramp up 3D printers to protect health care workers
The coronavirus hit Seattle hard and early, and by mid-March it was clear that hospitals were dangerously low on protective gear. One looming crisis was the disposable paper hoods used as part of a positive air pressure respiration (PAPR) system. The hoods receive filtered and pressured air through a hose, so doctors and nurses can breathe freely without inhaling germs from the outside. But hospitals were running low on stock.
The SBTi, which is a collaboration between CDP, the UN Global Compact, World Resources Institute and WWF, independently assesses and validates corporate climate targets against the latest climate science. This type of public advocacy is an important part of our Sustainable Impact strategy and supports the systemic changes and policy action needed to help HP achieve its goals and commitments as we continue to protect our people, communities and the planet.
Through creativity and ingenuity, PSPs are helping to bring joy to our medical heroes, patients and the public during COVID-19
PALO ALTO, Calif., May 13, 2020 – HP Inc. together with its global network of print service providers (PSPs) continue to innovate printing applications to help medical teams, businesses and the public adapt in the ongoing effort to combat COVID-19.