Accelerating Opportunity: Closing the digital divide to drive economic progress

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Accelerating Opportunity: Closing the digital divide to drive economic progress

Economic impacts
We contribute to economies worldwide, through sales, salaries, suppliers, and many other ways. 

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Foundation: 
Our foundation supports disaster relief and education projects, and matches employee giving. 

Living example: Matter to a Million: 
Matter to a Million is a five-year, $7 million partnership between the HP Company Foundation and non-profit Kiva, with a goal of helping one million low-income entrepreneurs succeed. 

Content from this campaign

The Next Billion People Are Coming. Are We Ready?
The projections are staggering. By 2030, we’ll have one billion more people on our planet with just over half the world’s population—about 4.5 billion—connected online. This access is crucial to extending inclusion in education, health and financial institutions. Without it, large swaths of society remain locked-out of the benefits of technology, creating a growing chasm between...
Oct 20, 2016 7:55 AM ET
A Day of Data-Driven Inspiration at the HPE Living Progress Challenge
I had the privilege of being one of five judges for the HPE Living Progress Challenge, a program that issued a challenge – “Millions of people who can’t access the power of technology are being left behind, excluded from a world of opportunity.  What software applications and digital services would you create to...
Aug 12, 2016 8:05 AM ET
The Power of Digital Inclusion: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Announces Living Progress Challenge Winners
Revolutionizing volunteerism, helping high school students find the mentors they need, expanding financial inclusion, and cracking down on illegal fishing—what would you do to help change the world and accelerate opportunity for millions of people around the world using software and digital services? Hundreds of people answered that call in the Hewlett Packard Enterprise Living Progress...
Aug 11, 2016 12:10 PM ET
ICT4D 2016: Everyone Must Be Counted to Close the Digital Divide
While attending the ICT4D conference in Kenya recently I took a side trip to the Masai Mara National Reserve, where members of the famous Masai tribe wore their traditional, iconic red-robes—and carried cell phones. And on the horizon of the reserve, interspersed amongst the elephants, hippos, and lions, were cell phone...
Jun 15, 2016 3:15 PM ET
VIDEO: Hewlett Packard Enterprise Living Progress Challenge
The Living Progress Challenge invites the global community to answer the question: What software applications and digital services would you create to improve lives? To learn more and participate, visit: ...
Feb 22, 2016 12:35 PM ET