Our Living Progress plan

Our Living Progress Plan

By 2020, half the world’s population is expected to have internet access and machine-to-machine connections will reach over 12 billion devices. With this global connectivity comes both opportunities and challenges.  

HPE is developing transformative solutions to reap the benefits of growing connectivity, while reducing the environmental footprint of IT infrastructure. 

Our sustainable products help customers transform sectors and expand access to people around the world, reflecting the technology industry’s unique potential to deliver sustainability at scale.

Living Progress in Action

At HPE, we recognize the challenge of meeting the growing demand for computing power in a resource constrained world. By using sustainability as a driver for innovation and growth, HPE is creating sustainable solutions for our company, our customers, and our world.

Our Company

We set bold targets to lead the IT sector. We are committed to sourcing 50% renewable electricity for our operations by 2025 and reducing operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% compared to 2015.

Our Customers

We help accelerate our customers’ time to value while minimizing their environmental footprint. We are committed to increasing the energy performance of our product portfolio by 30 times by 2025.

Our World

We help our customers leverage the power of technology to transform industries and influence the lives of people around the world. We also develop programs focused on global needs such as education, financial inclusion, and conservation.

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A Message from Our CEO, Meg Whitman

A Message from Our CEO, Meg Whitman

Sustainability is integral to our business strategy. We refer to it as Living Progress, channeling innovation to build the sustainable IT infrastructure of the future, and empowering our customers to do exponentially more with less impact on the planet.

15%

Reduction in manufacturing-related supply chain emissions by 2025

50%

Renewable energy by 2025

30x

Increase in product energy performance by 2025

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Resources

Video : How HPE Living Progress Challenge Uses Technology to Better Lives

How HPE Living Progress Challenge Uses Technology to Better Lives
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Ten finalist organizations at the Living Progress Challenge shared ideas on how to improve lives and economic opportunities. See how judges, finalists, and visionaries react

Video : Enhancing the Power of Genomics

Enhancing the Power of Genomics
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HudsonAlpha makes better use of its data and increases its DNA sequencing and compute capacity by using HPE Synergy.

Community : The Global Goals: Our Commitment and Actions

The Global Goals: Our Commitment and Actions
Community

We are proud to contribute to the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

Community : HPE Recognized with the Inaugural Stop Slavery Award

HPE Recognized with the Inaugural Stop Slavery Award
Community

With a supply chain that spans the world, we do our part in tackling the root causes of forced labor and human trafficking.

Video : Ground Breaking Research, Powered by the Sun

Ground Breaking Research, Powered by the Sun
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Hikari enables groundbreaking research into the Zika virus, and it will also be used by the University of Texas to investigate other diseases such as cancer.

Video : How Sustainability Impacts Customer Purchasing Behavior

How Sustainability Impacts Customer Purchasing Behavior
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How Sustainability Impacts Customer Purchasing Behavior

Portfolio : Living Progress Challenge

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Portfolio

Millions can’t access the power of technology and are being left behind. What software applications and digital services would you create to improve people’s lives?

White Paper : Capitalizing on the Sustainable Benefits of IoT

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White Paper

Leverage the power of IoT for business and the good of society with HPE’s solutions and corporate social responsibility program to drive human, economic and environmental progress through strategy, collaboration and sustainability.