In order to build a truly sustainable organisation, global companies these days acknowledge that the umbrella of their stakeholders extends further than ever before.
Chris Librie, senior director, strategy & communications, HP Living Progress, says that global citizenship has been part of HP’s DNA from the outset. “It was part of our foundational values,” he says. “However, it wasn’t totally embedded in the corporate strategy. In true Silicon Valley fashion, we were very decentralized.
For years, clean energy developers could look to only a small handful of corporations as project partners or customers for their power. Mostly, there was Google, and a few other high-tech companies that worked directly with wind and solar developers to help green their energy use.
Latest Initiative Is Expected to Power HP's Texas Data Centers and Help HP Meet Its 2020 Operations Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal Ahead of Schedule
PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ - As part of ongoing efforts to lower the carbon footprint of its business, HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that it has signed a 12-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 112 megawatts (MW) of wind power with SunEdison, Inc. (NYSE: SUNE), the world's largest renewable energy development company.
by Gabi Zedlmayer, Vice President and Chief Progress Officer at HP
Big doesn't begin to describe the amount of data the world generates in a day. In fact, Ernst & Young reports that the world creates as much data in 10 minutes as in all of human history up until the year 2003.
by Tarsila Arnone, Program Manager, HP Community Engagement
It doesn’t matter whether they’re building an urban garden in Panama; planting trees in California; or coaching students in India, there’s one comment I can guarantee I will get from employees who took part in HP’s Global Volunteer Challenge—“I feel like I got as much or more out of this experience, than those I helped.” It’s a universal feeling that crosses all countries and cultures.
by Lisa Conover, HP Living Progress Global Giving Experiences Manager
I just helped Pao buy some cows.
Pao is a 43-year-old woman who lives in Cambodia’s Kandal province. Married with four children, she has struggled all her life to support her family and get ahead. Pao works long hours as a grocer and also helps her husband, who earns some income selling water. Three of her children are factory workers.
How do you create a happy marriage between indie filmmakers and company brands? Watch as artists and brand leaders discuss the challenges and rewards of collaboration during the HP Living Progress Exchange at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.