Hewlett-Packard Supplier Code of Conduct

hplogo.jpgHP continues to lead the computer industry when it comes to addressing issues of sustainability. The Palo Alto company has published extensive guidelines to ensure that their hundreds of suppliers meet basic requirements for environmental compliance, as well as labor standards. With suppliers working for other companies as well, including HP’s rivals, you can imagine the complexity of the operation. Nonetheless, as detailed on WBCSD, HP has successfully held suppliers accountable and seems to be making great progress.

Nick Aster is a new media architect and the founder of TriplePundit.com

TriplePundit.com has grown to become one of the web's leading sources of news and ideas on how business can be used to make the world a better place.

Prior to TriplePundit Nick worked for Mother Jones magazine, successfully re-launching the magazine's online presence. He worked for TreeHugger.com, managing the technical side of the publication for 3 years and has also been an active consultant for individuals and companies entering the world of micro-publishing. He earned his stripes working for Gawker Media and Moreover Technologies in the early days of blogging.

Nick holds an MBA in sustainable management from the Presidio School of Management and graduated with a BA in History from Washington University in St. Louis.