HP 2014 Living Progress Report

HP’s 2014 Living Progress Report demonstrates its determination to bring people and technology together to advance human, economic and environmental progress across the world.
Key findings
  • Became the first IT company to require direct employment of foreign migrant workers in our supply chain through the HP Supply Chain Foreign Migrant Worker Standard.
  • Recovered 157,500 tonnes of hardware (including HP and non-HP products) and supplies. Of this amount, HP recovered 4.2 million computer hardware units weighing 39,100 tonnes for reuse and remarketing and recycled 118,400 tonnes.
  • Increased on-site renewable energy capacity by 150% to 5.9 MW. Its solar installations now avoid an estimated 5,700 tonnes of CO2e emissions annually.
  • HP launched the water-cooled HP Apollo 8000 System, which uses 28% less energy than air-cooled servers, saving up to 3,800 tonnes of CO2e annually.
  • Launched Matter to a Million, a global employee engagement initiative providing capital to low-income entrepreneurs in partnership with nonprofit microlender, Kiva.
  • In 2014, each HP employee received several $25 credits from the HP Company Foundation to loan to borrowers, resulting in more than $5.9 million in loans.
  • Achieved an 18% reduction in first-tier manufacturing and product transportation-related GHG emissions intensity from 2010 through 2013.
  • Completed nearly 5.3 million employee training hours, 97% through flexible, virtual sessions or self-paced online courses.

The 2014 Living Progress Report describes HP’s global citizenship policies, programs, and performance through the company’s fiscal year 2014. This is HP’s 14th year of reporting on its sustainability and citizenship progress, building on a commitment HP articulated in its company objectives in 1957 and have reaffirmed every year since.

Living Progress is the way HP integrates sustainability into its business strategy. It’s the framework the company uses as it develops its products, services and solutions, manages its operations, and drives interactions with its customers, partners and communities.

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