HP Inc.

The company revamped its products to make every item completely recyclable and runs e-waste recycling plants around the world.

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We aim to be the world’s most sustainable and just tech company—taking urgent action to combat climate change, protect human rights, and accelerate digital equity. 

Impact every day

2,740 trees planted with 1t.org1 

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22,968 learners enabled2 

Learners

352 tonnes of supplies and hardware recycled3 

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$1,526,029 in spend with diverse suppliers4 

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Climate Action

28 million

tonnes of CO2e emissions, 3% down from 2020 

From responsible forest management to renewable energy and reuse of materials, here’s how we’ll reach our crucial target of net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

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Human Rights

349,000

workers reached through empowerment programs since 2015

Strengthening the IT supply chain starts with improving essential worker and management skills in our suppliers’ workforce. Discover how we develop capability-building programs for them.

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Digital Equity

74 million

people have benefited from HP education programs since 2015

Tomorrow’s agents of change are leveling up today. We’re helping create those opportunities with HP LIFE and many more educational initiatives.

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Read the report

The HP 2021 Sustainable Impact Report is here. Dive in now.

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How you can get (more) involved

Each of us holds the power. Discover local reuse and recycling programs for HP products.

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Employee-driven

Reducing single-use plastic

44% reduction in single-use plastic packaging compared to 2018—a further 25% reduction since 2020.

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Sourcing minerals responsibly

Packaging innovations

Improved design and process for molded fiber packaging with our 3D printing technology, and shipped more than 150,000 HP product units using molded fiber

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Restoring forests

HP is contributing to the planting of 1 million trees through our partnership with Jane’s Green Hope and the Arbor Day Foundation. Join us.

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Impact stories

Meet the girls who are saving the world

Meet the girls who are saving the world
 

Winner revealed in the inaugural challenge to spur innovation and find creative homegrown solutions that have environmental and social impact.

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Teaming up with Dr. Jane Goodall for Arbor Day and beyond

Teaming up with Dr. Jane Goodall for Arbor Day and beyond

The ethologist and conservationist turns her passion and voice to Jane’s Green Hope, a grassroots effort to plant and protect one of Earth’s most precious resources.

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Progress, plastics, and persistence: HP’s 2021 Sustainable Impact report

Progress, plastics, and persistence: HP’s 2021 Sustainable Impact report

Last year, HP reported a significant reduction in single-use plastics, advancements in recycled-plastic innovation; and progress toward its goals around climate action, digital equity, and human rights.

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7 nonprofits fighting for equal access to life-improving tech

7 nonprofits fighting for equal access to life-improving tech

HP and the Aspen Institute announce the seven nonprofits that will receive funding and support to scale up their work.

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Looking for tech designed with sustainability in mind?

Since 2017, we have launched over 300 new products around the world containing ocean-bound plastic5. Discover our range of HP products made with ocean-bound plastics and recycled content.

HP Pavilion

Ocean-bound plastics in the construction of the laptop speaker housing upcycles over 92K bottles annually6.

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HP Envy Inspire

Sustainable design made of over 45% recycled plastic

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HP Elite Dragonfly

The world’s first notebook made with ocean-bound plastic,7 EPEAT® certified, recognized in the CES Innovation Awards 2020.

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How we think

“We are united by our ambition to create technology that inspires human progress”

Enrique Lores
CEO

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80+ years of taking action

1939 — Bill & Dave

HP is formed by Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard.
1939 — Bill & Dave

1940 — First Charitable Contribution

HP recorded its first charitable donation of $5 to a local organization that would eventually become Silicon Valley United Way.
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1957 — First Objectives

HP’s first Corporate Objectives include “good citizenship—making contributions to the community [and] the environment in which we operate.”

1966 — Recycling Program

HP employee Walt Moy initiates a punched-cards recycling program in Palo Alto for HP employees.

1991 — Planet Partners

HP initiates Planet Partners for HP LaserJet print cartridge return and recycling.

2003 — Supplier Code of Conduct

HP creates its Supplier Code of Conduct to ensure that the companies it does business with meet its standards for facility management; labor, health and safety practices; environmental policies and materials restrictions; and ethics.

2008 — HP Suppliers List

Comprehensive list of HP suppliers disclosed 1st electronics vendor to publish a list of our suppliers.

2013 — Complete Carbon Footprint

HP becomes the first global IT company to publish a Complete Carbon Footprint.

2015 — Most Diverse Directors Board

HP Inc. was formed with the most diverse Board of Directors of any US technology company.

2017 — Ocean Bound Plastics

HP becomes the first to incorporate Ocean Bound Plastics in ink cartridges.

2022 — Acquisition of Choose Packaging 

Choose Packaging’s patented technology strengthens our capabilities for sustainable packaging.

Recognition for our impact

#1 on Newsweek’s America’s Most Responsible Companies for 3 straight years

ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year 2022

Five-time winner of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year (2017-2022)

CDP Triple A-list for Climate, Water, Forest, and Leaderboard for Supplier Engagement

DJSI World Index for 10 consecutive years

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