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Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. HP earned a top spot on the 2012 Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, placing second on the list and ranking as the top U.S. company. (November 2012)

Newsweek 2012 Green Rankings. non-hp site HP once again earned a top spot on the Newsweek Green Rankings in recognition of our commitment to environmental sustainability. For the third year in a row, we ranked 2nd on Newsweek's listing of the top 500 U.S. companies. In addition, we placed 22nd on the Global 500 list. (October 2012)

2012 Carbon Disclosure Project Leadership Index. non-hp site For the second consecutive year, HP is featured in the Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index issued by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which ranks companies on the transparency and progress they have made on their carbon emissions and climate change goals. (September 2012)

Dow Jones Sustainability Index. non-hp site HP is are among the top companies named to the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, which measures a company's economic, environmental, and social performance. (September 2012)

International Visual Communication Association. HP's 2011 Global Citizenship Report and website wins Clarion Award for best corporate communications website. (September 2012)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. HP receives 2012 SmartWay Excellence Award for outstanding environmental performance. (August 2012)

Interbrand. For the second year in a row, HP has been named to the listing of the 50 Best Global Green Brands. HP ranked first among technology companies and placed fifth overall. (Jun 2012)

GREENBEST Award 2012. non-hp site HP Brazil received, for the second consecutive year, the GREENBEST Award in the Technology category, with HP Original Cartridges elected as the most sustainable product in the Brazilian market. (May 2012)

FTSE4Good Index. non-hp site HP was named to the FTSE4Good Index for the ninth year in a row. The index objectively measures the performance of companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards. (May 2012)

Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce. HP Fort Collins Sustainable Data Center received the 2011 Environmental Business Ripple Award, recognizing its use of "groundbreaking technology to minimize power for cooling while providing a research center to continually develop new sustainable technology." (February 2012)


Climate Counts Company Scorecard. non-hp site HP has been ranked #1 in the electronics sector of the 2011 Climate Counts Company Scorecard, which scores the world's largest companies on their climate impact. HP was also placed in the new top-tier “striding” category, which highlights companies that are “striding towards a low-carbon future.” (December 2011)

Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics. non-hp site HP has claimed the top spot in the Greenpeace Guide to Greener Electronics, scoring 5.9 points out of a possible 10. (November 2011)

Top Green-IT Vendors 2011. non-hp site HP was ranked #2 on Computerworld’s 2011 list of the Top Green-IT Vendors, moving up four positions from its 2010 ranking. (November 2011)

NEWSWEEK 2011 Green Rankings. HP was rated again among the top environmental leaders on the U.S. 500 and Global 500 Greenest Companies lists. (October 2011).

Interbrand. HP has been named to the inaugural listing of the 50 Best Global Green Brands. HP ranked first among technology companies and placed fifth overall.

Mediacorp Canada. non-hp site HP was recognized by Mediacorp Canada as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers for the fourth year in a row. In addition, HP Advanced Solutions, HP’s subsidiary for services delivery, was also named to the list.

GREENBEST 2011. The MFP HP F4480 printer was named the winner of a GREENBEST award in Brazil. The printer was chosen based on its environmentally sound design, use of recycled plastics in both the printer and HP cartridges, and its ENERGY STAR® certification.


Climate Counts Company Scorecard non-hp site HP was ranked #2 in the Climate Counts Company Scorecard, and repeated as #1 in the Electronics Sector. Scores are based on what has been done to measure and reduce emissions, what actions have been taken on climate legislation and how work has been communicated. (December 2010)

NEWSWEEK 2010 Green Rankings. non-hp site HP was rated among the top environmental leaders on the U.S. 500 and Global 100 Greenest Companies lists. (October 2010)

Top 12 Green-IT vendors 2010. non-hp site HP was selected as one of the 2010 Top 12 Green-IT Vendors by Computerworld magazine. (October 2010)

Corporate Responsibility Magazine. non-hp site HP was ranked #1 on the Best Corporate Citizens in Government Contracting 2010 list. (October 2010)

Dow Jones Sustainability Index. non-hp site HP was named as a leader in the “Computer Hardware and Electronic Office Equipment” sector of the Worldwide and North America indexes. (September 2010)

50 Green Companies 2010 in China. For the second year in a row, HP was named one of China’s 50 Green Companies by Business Watch magazine. The award is organized by Business Watch magazine, Hexun, BiMBA, British Standards Institution (BSI) and Corporate Citizenship in Action. (September 2010)

Low Carbon Champion 2010. People.com.cn, one of the most influential government websites in China, recognized China HP as the China Low Carbon Champion for 2010. (August 2010)

Green Enterprise IT Award 2010. non-hp site Uptime Institute selected HP as a winner of a 2010 Green Enterprise IT Award in the Data Center Design category for its Wynyard facility in the UK. (May 2010)

PrintAction magazine. non-hp site For the fifth year in a row, HP received multiple Environmental Printing Awards. These included Gold awards for its Carbon Footprint Calculator for Printing tool and Most Environmentally Progressive Technology Supplier in Canada. HP also won a Bronze award for its HP Designjet L25500 Printer Series technology. (April 2010)

Asia Society Northern California awards HP as Business & Policy honoree for making sustainability an integral part of its business operations. (April 2010)

Corporate Responsibility Magazine. HP is named No. 1 on Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List (March 2010)


2009 Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) non-hp site HP repeats win of California's 2009 WRAP with four locations recognized for waste reduction, reuse and recycling efforts (December 2009)

Climate Counts Company Scorecard non-hp site HP was ranked #1 in Climate Counts Company Scorecard, Electronics sector, based on measurement, goals and results for reducing company-wide impact on global warming (November 2009)

Newsweek's Green Rankings.non-hp site HP tops Newsweek's Green Rankings of America's 500 largest corporations (September 2009) 

AMR Research names HP for Sustainability and Innovation Award, recognizing use of the "transformational nature of sustainability and the emerging low-carbon economy to foster innovation of products and services that deliver efficiency and sustainability elsewhere across the economy." (May 2009)

Corporate Responsibility Officer (CRO).non-hp site HP ranked #5 on CRO's 100 Best Corporate Citizens for 2009 (February 2009) 

Corporate Knights & Innovest.non-hp site HP is on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list for its positive impact on society and the environment (January 2009)

Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association.non-hp site HP Aguadilla was awarded the Environmental Performance Award 2008 for its commitment to environmental sustainability (January 2009)


EDS an HP Company, wins the ''Green Data Centre Award'' for the Wynyard Data Center, recognizing its design and operation with environmental considerations as a primary factor. (December 2008)

Gartner Group and World Wildlife Fund.non-hp site HP scores well in Gartner and WWF Assessment of Low Carbon and Environmental Leadership amount Global ICT Companies. (November 2008)

HP Honored for 'Green' Practices. HP was awarded a Green Enterprise IT Award during a ceremony at the third annual Symposium for Green Enterprise Computing held in Orlando, Florida. (April 2008)

China Green Company Index names HP on its China Green Company list for 2007 for its environmental and social contributions in China. (April 2008)

ExpoComm. HP Mexico was named the most environmentally responsible technology company in two out of three categories in the first “Green Comm Awards” presented at ExpoComm. (February 2008)

PrintAction Magazine non-hp site HP Canada received a Gold award in the category of Environmental Community Involvement for partnership with Learning for a Sustainable Future. (February 2008)

Wal-Mart. HP Named Wal-Mart Supplier of the Year for its role in helping the world’s largest retailer expand its printer and ink business and develop environmental initiatives. (February 2008)

Energy efficiency

Flex Your Power non-hp site HP Cupertino received a Flex Your Power Award in the Energy Efficiency category for its data center efficiency improvements (December 2008)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) honored HP for conserving energy and lowering greenhouse gas emissions. (October 2008)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) HP received a SmartWay Excellence Award from the U.S. EPA for its leadership in conserving energy and lowering greenhouse gas emissions from its surface transportation supply chain. (October 2008)

The Department of Energy (DOE) non-hp site awarded HP Aguadilla (Puerto Rico) the Energy Savings Assessment award for making progress in implementing assessment recommendations to save energy and cut costs. (June 2008)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency non-hp site recently recognized HP’s Corvallis, Oregon, site with a "Performance Track Outreach Award,” given annually to companies that demonstrate excellence in both their environmental stewardship as well as their outreach to employees and external organizations. (June 2008)

Uptime Institute.non-hp site HP received a Green Enterprise IT Award, which honors organizations that are pioneering energy-efficiency improvements in their data center operations. (April 2008)

Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT). HP’s entire personal workstation line has become the first in the category to achieve a “Gold” listing –- the highest rating products can achieve (April 2008)

Climate Counts.non-hp site HP awarded 68 points by Climate Counts (April 2008)

Corporate Knights & Innovest.non-hp site HP is on the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list for positive impact on society and the environment (January 2008)

Reuse and recycling

Analyst Firm Gives HP High Marks for Reuse, Recycling Capabilities. IDC has recognized HP as a certified IT Asset Disposal vendor, noting that business customers can have confidence in HP’s ability to safely and securely decommission IT assets they no longer need — whether made by HP or another manufacturer. (July 2008)

Society of Plastics Engineers.non-hp site HP has been named the recipient of the Dan Eberhardt Environmental Stewardship Award for its closed loop system for plastics recycling. (March 2008)



U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP Puerto Rico receives the Environmental Quality Award for its E-Cycling Program at the Aguadilla manufacturing facility. (April 2007)

Newsweek Magazine
HP is number eight on the 100 Greenest Companies. (April 2007)

Fortune Magazine
HP is on the Green Giant list, which highlights the 10 companies that have gone beyond what the law requires to operate in an environmentally responsible way. (March 2007)

American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA)
AF&PA Business Leadership Recycling Award recognizes HP as a company that promotes paper recovery and recycling through educational, cost-effective workplace programs (March 2007)

HP Canada receives a Silver award in the category of Most Environmentally Progressive Vendor. (February 2007)

Portfolio 21
HP is on this socially responsible investor group’s Top 10 Green Companies list for 2006. (January 2007)
Innovest Strategic Value Advisors
HP is on the 2007 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. (January, 2007)


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP Boise, Corvallis, Puerto Rico and San Diego sites are included in the Performance Track - a voluntary partnership that recognizes leading environmental performance among participating U.S. organizations. (December 2006)

Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life of Southern California
HP is named Environmentalist of the Year. (December 2006)

SustainAbility, UNEP and Standard & Poor’s
HP’s FY05 Global Citizenship Report ranks No.15 globally and No. 1 in its category in Tomorrow’s Value, the 2006 Global Reporters Survey of Corporate Sustainability Reporting. (November 2006)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP joins the Green Power Partnership at the corporate level and becomes the 16th largest Fortune 500 company to purchase renewable energy. (November 2006)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP is on the 2006 Best Workplaces for Commuters list. (October 2006)

HP ranks 22nd overall in the Accountability Rating, the first global index that evaluates how well the world's 100 largest companies account for their impacts on society and the environment. (October 2006)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
HP Finland is awarded the Green Office Diploma. (October 2006)

Singapore Ministry of Manpower
HP Singapore is awarded the Innovation Award for Chemical Control. (October 2006)

FTSE Group
HP is a member on all four major FTSE4Good indices. (September 2006)

Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI)
HP is a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Indexes (DJSI World). (September 2006)

Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ)
HP Boise site is selected as a successful case study to be presented during National Prevention of Pollution Week. (September 2006)

California Integrated Waste Management Board
Several HP California facilities win Waste Reduction Awards Program (WRAP) awards. (2006)

  • Woodland, California (winner for five consecutive years)
  • San Diego, California (winner for six consecutive years and 2003 WRAP of the Year)
  • Bay Area, California (five locations, winner for five consecutive years and 1997 WRAP of the Year for Cupertino site)
  • Roseville, California (winner for 14 consecutive years and 1996 WRAP of the year)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP receives honorable mention in the WasteWise Award for very large businesses for the second year in a row. (August 2006)

Mexico Ministry of the Environment
HP Mexico receives an Honorable Mention Environmental Merit Award the for care and conservation of the environment. (June 2006)

Recycling Council of British Columbia
HP Canada wins the Private Sector Recognition Award for responsible environmental stewardship. (June 2006)

Colorado Association for Recycling
HP Fort Collins and Colorado Springs sites are recognized for Outstanding Business Program of the Year. (June 2006)

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
HP Corvallis wins the Green Power Community Business Leader Award. (May 2006)

Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI)
HP wins the first Design for Recycling Award. (April 2006)

HP Canada wins the Most Environmentally Friendly Corporation in Canada award. (February 2006)

Business in the Community
HP ranks second in the IT hardware sector in the 2005 Environment Index. (March 2006)

Greater Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce
HP Fort Collins, Colorado, site is recognized with an award for Resource Conservation. (February 2006)

City of San Diego
HP San Diego site receives the Directors Award for Environmental Services. (February 2006)

Puerto Rico Manufacturing Association (PRMA)
HP's Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, site wins the Environmental Achievement Award for reducing ink-related waste. (February 2006)

Innovest Strategic Value Advisors
HP is on the 2007 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World list. (January, 2006)

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