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2019 Living Progress Report: Report Highlights

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This year’s Living Progress Report also, for the first time, details racial diversity statistics of its team member population, an important step in being transparent and addressing systemic bias and inequality in our society.

Here are some highlights from this year’s report!

HPE helped customers achieve their sustainable business goals: 

  • Announced transition to as-a-Service company by 2022
  • Nearly 4 million assets returned to HPE Technology Renewal Centers, 88% given a new life 
  • $10 million in energy costs saved by a single customer after implementing HPE Pointnext services  
  • Invested $1.8 billion in research and development 
  • Sustainability-related customer engagements contributed to ~$585 million in net revenue, an 88% increase from 201

HPE continued to enhance a culture of social inclusion, equality, and responsibility:

  • $21 million donated to local communities  
  • 1 million hours volunteered by HPE team members since 2016 
  • Enhanced benefits for HPE team members including six months of paid parental leave after the birth or adoption of a child as part of the Work That Fits Your Life initiative 
  • 54% of HPE Board identifies with one or more diverse group, making it one of the most diverse company boards in the industry  

  HPE contributed to advancing the low-carbon economy: 

  • Energy-efficient IT products and services represented nearly $7.7 billion in revenue   
  • 47% reduction in carbon footprint since 2016 
  • Introduced new target to reduce emissions from transportation logistics by 35% by 2025  
  • On track to meet all 2025 climate goals, aligned to climate science

HPE is impacting their suppliers in a positive way: 

  • Guided 51% of manufacturing suppliers on how to set their own science-based climate targets   
  • 133K + workers touched by supply chain audit assurance and improvement program 
  • ~$1 billion spent with small enterprises and women-, minority-, and veteran-owned businesses in the U.S. 


To find out more about HPE’s plan to create sustainable IT solutions that meet the technology demands of the future, read the latest HPE Living Progress Report.

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