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Secret Montreal Lab Makes Used Plastic New Again

By Kris Abel
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A secret Montreal laboratory has developed a breakthrough technology that may help save the planet – and keep your local taxes low at the same time.

While you dutifully separate household waste into a rainbow of colorful recycling bins, many cities aren’t able to recycle household plastics any more. Calgary recently found itself holding 1,400 tonnes of plastics — with nowhere to send them.

HP Inc. Continues Rich Legacy Of Sustainability As Outlined In 2018 Report

by Patrick Moorhead
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As a technology analyst, I spend a lot of time jet setting from conference to conference, covering the latest greatest advances in technology and IT solutions. Another part of what I cover, though, is the kinder, gentler material that’s under the hood—company culture, CSR, and the like. Environmental sustainability is a huge issue that in my experience doesn’t get talked about enough in big tech.

HP Inc.'s 2018 Sustainable Impact Report

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HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone everywhere—every person, every organization, and every community around the globe.

About this report
This report includes HP’s performance data through FY2018 (which ended October 31, 2018), unless stated otherwise. It also describes HP’s Sustainable Impact policies, programs, and goals.

Infographic: HP Inc.'s 2018 Sustainable Impact Report Results

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HP announces 2018 Sustainable Impact Report results that seek to create lasting, positive change for the planet, its people, and communities.

Download the full infographic here and see their results. 

Bias in the Machine: How AI Fails Us and How We Can Fix It

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

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Bias baked into artificial intelligence influences everything from hiring decisions to law enforcement. Find out how coders, researchers and activists are shining a light on the problem and shaping a more inclusive path forward.

How a New Generation of Activists Is Changing the World

Around the globe, young people are tapping into the power of technology to make their voices heard. By Jessica Misener
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They organize international strikes for climate change awareness, launch rallies that draw thousands to protest gun violence and speak up as powerful voices for their communities, from Syrian refugees to LGBTQ youth. These campaigners are on the front lines around the world passionately fighting against racism, sexism and authoritarian political regimes. Yet, some of today’s most fervent social activists aren’t even old enough to drive or vote in their home countries.

Can VR Make Climate Change “Real”?

The latest virtual reality technology is allowing audiences to see and feel the effects of our changing environment.
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The first thing you notice is the smell: the earthy humus of the forest floor. No, it’s the tree roots that you see first, covered in green moss, tangled and rising to a massive trunk of a giant sequoia tree. Wait, it’s the wind soughing through the leaves — or is that the sound of your own breath?

HP’s Award‐winning Short Film Series Available for Streaming this Summer

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  • The History of Memory is a series of short documentary films created by Redglass Pictures and the Garage by HP that celebrates the power of printed photographs to change our lives.
  • Cinedigm to distribute HP’s The History of Memory films through its dedicated documentary channel Docurama
  • The films won a Tribeca X award for best episodic short series in April and will be distributed through Cinedigms dedicated documentary channel Docurama by July.
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  • The History of Memory is a series of short documentary films created by Redglass Pictures and the Garage by HP that celebrates the power of printed photographs to change our lives.
  • Cinedigm to distribute HP’s The History of Memory films through its dedicated documentary channel Docurama
  • The films won a Tribeca X award for best episodic short series in April and will be distributed through Cinedigms dedicated documentary channel Docurama by July.

Targeting Action to Combat Climate Impacts: A Conversation with HP’s Global Head of Energy and Sustainability

by Nate Hurst Chief Sustainability and Social Impact Officer at HP
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Climate change is one of the most significant and urgent issues facing business and society today, affecting not only the environment but the core foundation of economies, livelihoods, food security, health, and quality of life.

As a business community, it’s urgent that we understand our impacts in the world and take decisive actions that align with what climate science tells us are needed to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius.

How Smart Small Businesses Can Make Sustainability Work for Them

From energy-efficient technology to employee engagement, small steps can reap big rewards for small businesses.
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Walk into Three Seat Espresso in Manhattan’s East Village, and one of the first things you might notice is a jar of biodegradable straws on the counter, along with metal cups for water.

“If you’ve seen these items before, they become indicators of what kind of business this is,” says owner Aaron Cook. “If you haven’t, they create a chance to have a conversation about why we make the sustainable choices we make.”

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