Hewlett Packard: CSR & Sustainability

Hewlett Packard Company or HP is an American multinational information technology corporation headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA that provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to consumers, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) and large enterprises, including customers in the government, health and education sectors.

HP Manufactures One Billion Recycled Plastic Ink Cartridges

HP’s recently released CSR report touts a variety of accomplishments worthy of praise. The company has manufactured over one billion ink cartridges that…

Report Details Abuses At Chinese Factories That Manufacture Apple and HP Products

A report by the Hong Kong based group, Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehavior (SACOM), details poor working conditions at Chinese factories which…

Why Lebron James’ Latest Cause Marketing Campaign is a Bust

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…

HP Shows Companies How to Integrate Energy Management and Carbon Reduction

Why can’t big companies do a better job of managing the way they use energy and natural resources? In many ways, the unwieldy…

HP Wins Best Report in CR Reporting Awards 2011

HP won best report in the fourth annual Corporate Responsibility Reporting Awards 2011 (CRRA 2011) for its 2009 report, Changing the Equation, HP…

When Public Exposure Forces Change, How Sincere is the Transformation?

Recently, Fast Company reported Kimberly Clark’s change of heart concerning its sustainability practices after an aggressive and protracted Greenpeace campaign to expose their…

Companies Show 14% Improvement in Climate Action in 2009

Climate Counts released its 3rd annual climate scorecard today, demonstrating that, you guessed it, Climate Counts for big companies. Across the board, the…

What is the Carbon Disclosure Project?

As Andrew Winston pointed out, relative NGO newcomer Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has rocketed from a germ of an idea in its founder’s…

From Charity to Foresight to Business: The Evolution of HP’s CSR

From the beginning of its existence, Hewlett Packard (HP) has been ahead of its peers in giving back to the community, showing concern…

The Importance of Being Earnest in CSR

Fear of greenwashing and consumer skepticism may keep companies from publicizing and promoting their sustainability efforts, but that’s a mistake, according to Suzanne…

LCA Summit: Advice on Ensuring Success in Your Sustainability Program

The LCA Sustainable Supply Chain Summit last week in Chicago packed loads of high quality content into a two-day event. More than thirty…

LCA Sustainable Supply Chain USA This Week in Chicago

Sustainable supply chains seem to be front-of-mind recently as giants like Wal-Mart and IBM seek to reduce risk by understanding the impacts of…

HP and Best Buy on Best, Worst Company Lists at the Same Time

They were the worst of companies, they were the best of companies. Hewlett Packard and Best Buy have managed to get themselves on…

The Emerging Sustainable Stock Market

So where does a stock investor look for value in a landscape dominated by the Federal Reserve, Peak Everything, Unsustainable Debt and Unaffordable…

Hewlett Packard: What Does it Take to Be #1?

I was recently asked to highlight some of Hewlett-Packard’s environmental printing programs, but after reviewing the materials the PR folks sent, I decided…