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We’re taking

action, today

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

OUR PROOF

Impact every day

2,740 trees planted with 1t.org1

22,968 learners enabled2

352 tonnes of supplies and hardware recycled3

$1,526,029 in spend with diverse suppliers4

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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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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Reducing single-use plastic

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

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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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Catalyzing the advancement to circular procurement in Canada

With emissions in supply chains (Scope 3) being on average 11.4 times higher than operational emissions, the CDP states that tackling these emission is now the only way we can meet our climate targets. 
 
Public sector procurement represents over 13.3% of Canada’s GDP yet, Canadian governments are not leveraging this necessary signal into our economy. 
 
Learn how HP Canada is pushing for sustainable procurement practices in Canada.

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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

80+ years of taking action

Download HP Canada's Sustainable Impact Milestones

Recognition for our impact in Canada and globally

Corporate Knights' Clean200 for 4 consecutive years

Corporate Knights' Canada's Top International Corporate Citizens for 9 consecutive years

Corporate Knights' Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations for 7 consecutive years

Canada’s Greenest Employers for 15 consecutive years

Greater Toronto's Top Employers for 4 consecutive years

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

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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Footnotes and disclaimers

  1. Based on HP's internal analysis. (1M trees/year divided by 365 days a year) In 2020 and 2021, HP planted 1 million trees a year to support World Economic Forum’s 1t.org initiative, which is 2,740 trees a day planted on average.
  2. Based on HP's internal analysis. 50+ million students and adult learners have benefitted from HP’s education programs and solutions since the beginning of 2015. 50M+ students divided by 6 years (2015-2020) = 8,333,333 divided by 365 days a year on average.
  3. Based on HP's internal analysis. 642,300 tonnes recycled since beginning of 2016, per 2020 Sustainable Impact Report. 642,300 divided 5 years = 128,460 tonnes/year divided by 365 days a year = 352 tonnes a day (rounded from 351.945) on average.
  4. Based on HP's internal analysis. HP spent $557 million with small and diverse suppliers in 2020. $557 million divided by 365 days a year on average.
  5. As of December 31, 2021. Not all products are available in all countries.
  6. Based on HP’s internal analysis as of 09/22/20. 92k recycled plastic bottles consumed, based on HP’s projected shipment volumes of Pavilion clamshell PC products annually. 5% ocean bound plastic material in product speaker enclosures. Calculation based on grams per product (using 12.7 grams per 16.9 ounce “single serve” bottled water container) multiplied by projected shipment volumes/ 12.7 grams.
  7. Contains 50% recycled plastic from DVDs, 5% ocean-bound plastic in its speaker enclosure, and 90% recycled magnesium in its product enclosure.