HPE Living Progress

Our mission: To create sustainable and responsible IT solutions that meet the technology demands of the future.

Our purpose

Our purpose at HPE is to advance the way people live and work. HPE is dedicated to offering sustainable solutions and services that can help customers and partners advance toward their climate goals and achieve their own net zero and social impact commitments in the course of their business transformations.

Living Progress Report

HPE’s sustainability capabilities are a strategic differentiator. Learn about our approach, programs, and progress on environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues in this detailed annual report.


Circular economy

Enterprises are hitting resource limitations as they try to scale – there’s never been a better time to remove resource inefficiencies across the entire IT product lifecycle. HPE is committed to a circular economy, helping you make end-to-end choices from design to operation to end of life, optimizing the asset lifecycle and reuse of assets.

HPE takes a data-driven approach to focus our efforts on initiatives that will have the most significant impact on mitigating our environmental footprint.

This commitment, and the technological and engineering innovations it has spurred, is already delivering benefit to our customers: pairing reduced energy and resource consumption, and associated cost, with greater performance.

Accelerating net-zero

As the first IT company to set science-based targets across its value chain aligned to the goals of the Paris climate accord, we recognize the imperative to minimize our industry’s environmental footprint and the opportunity enable a low-carbon economy. HPE is committed to becoming net-zero across the entire value chain—including the use of HPE products—by 2040. Our roadmap to get there requires a fundamental transformation in everything we do.

Climate Targets

  • 70%
    reduction in Scope 1&2 emissions from 2020-2030
  • 42%
    reduction in Scope 3 emissions from 2020-2030
  • Net 0
    enterprise across our entire value chain by 2040

Sustainable IT solutions

We are living in an era of infinite connectivity but finite resources. HPE is dedicated to leading the industry by offering sustainable solutions and services that help customers and partners achieve their own net-zero and sustainability commitments during their business transformations.


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  • $35M
    distributed through HPE Gives
  • 1M

    hours volunteered by employees since the inception of HPE Gives

  • 15K

    non-profits supported around the globe

HPE Foundation

The foundation’s mission is to deploy skills, resources, and technology to address social challenges and advance the way people live and work. We believe that, together, we can be a force for good, and that technology has the potential to enable greater efficiencies, mitigate social inequities, and drive better solutions to the world’s most complex challenges.

Supply chain responsibility

Leadership and transparency are central to our supply chain responsibility. We publicly report key information about our suppliers and their social and environmental performance year-over-year, which helps us hold ourselves and our suppliers accountable.

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Conflict free

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HPE was the inaugural recipient and is the only two-time winner of the Thomson Reuters Stop Slavery Award for our efforts to reduce forced labour in our supply chain.

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