HP Supply Chain Responsibility

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HP Supply Chain Responsibility

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Strides toward #supplychain responsibility http://3bl.me/5ksq78 @HPGlobalCitizen spans 6 continents, >45 countries & territories
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Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 11:15am

HP has one of the industry's most extensive supply chains. Comprising more than 1,000 production suppliers and tens of thousands of nonproduction suppliers, HP's supply chain spans six continents, more than 45 countries and territories, and many cultures. The breadth and depth of our supply chain is a core part of HP's success, but it also brings challenges. We embrace the opportunity and our responsibility to address them.

HP has worked with suppliers for more than 12 years to improve social and environmental responsibility (SER) standards throughout the information technology (IT) supply chain. In a constantly evolving supplier landscape, our supply chain SER program seeks innovative ways to approach SER issues and to increase the positive impact of our efforts. We use our scale, purchasing power, and knowledge to achieve our objectives. Our program addresses the full range of SER issues—combining rigorous auditing with collaborative capability-building initiatives and targeting both production and nonproduction suppliers.

Continue reading about HP's strong progress in supply chain responsibility.