No commute, more control, and assistive technologies can transform the work experience and make the “office” more inclusive.
By Steven Aquino
The impact of remote work is undeniable: Software like Zoom and Microsoft Teams has become a de facto conference room, employees have traded business suits for loungewear, and commuting time has shrunk to the few minutes it takes to boot up. But while the media has portrayed adapting to remote work as a new phenomenon, many people with disabilities — myself included — have understood and advocated for it for years.
The reconciliation package moving through Congress includes $369 billion to fight climate change, and Senate Democrats’ summary of the deal says it would put the United States on a path to cut around 40% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
WASHINGTON, D.C., July 25, 2022 /3BL Media/ – First Lady of Ukraine, Olena Zelenska, met with representatives from HP Inc. and the Global Business Coalition for Education, at the Ukraine House cultural center in Washington, D.C. this week, to accept a donation of technology and learning material headed to Ukraine to support thousands of students, teachers, and healthcare practitioners.
For stakeholders to assess and compare the risks and opportunities of companies operating amid intensifying threats of climate change, there must be measures of accountability underpinned by transparent, standardized reporting.
HP reported its sustainability progress this week which continued to showcase a level of focus, effort and, most important, progress that arguably leads the industry. HP’s sustainability efforts echo all the way back to the foundation of the company and the founders’ belief that companies should work to make the world a better place. Of the technology vendors I cover, two stand out as pushing the boundaries of what can be done with a Corporate Social Responsibility program, and they are Cisco and HP.
A visit to HP’s Design Studio, where the team takes creative leaps and deliberate steps in the quest for good-looking and eco-positive products.
In a conference room at HP’s Silicon Valley campus, a cornucopia of materials is placed all around. On the table and walls are swatches in fashion-forward colors (teal green, scarlet, rose gold) and novel textures (mycelium foam, crushed seashells, recycled rubber from running tracks, fabric from recycled jeans). Even more unexpected: pairs of high-end athletic shoes, and lots of them; luggage and backpacks, teapots and totes; stacks of gorgeous coffee-table books on topics ranging from furniture to architecture — all to inspire the look and feel of devices that HP has yet to imagine.
Elizabeth Nyamwange hopes to make her gender-equality-meets-blockchain-technology dream a reality.
When HP, Inc. put out a worldwide call last fall for girls ages 13 to 18 to submit innovative ideas about how to address an environmental or social issue in their community, more than 800 applications poured in from 148 countries.
The champion of the 2041 Foundation explains his mission to protect Antarctica with the help of a new generation of environmental activists.
Three decades ago, polar explorer Robert Swan became the first person to walk to both the North and South Poles. Since his epic trek, he has dedicated himself to protecting those regions by bringing others along. He has personally led 35 expeditions to Antarctica as the founder of 2041 Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving Antarctica for science and research.
Within hours of the Russian invasion, HP employees leapt into action to transport, house, and provide food and relief supplies to refugees fleeing the war.
When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, neighboring countries soon found themselves with a humanitarian crisis. Thousands of refugees — mostly women, children, and the elderly — were arriving daily, many with nothing more to survive the frigid winter days than a small bag of belongings.