Economic Progress: Helping businesses and economies thrive

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Economic Progress: Helping businesses and economies thrive

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

HP Company 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. 

Living example: HP LIFE e-Learning: 
More than a million entrepreneurs, students and small business owners around the world have gained business and IT skills through our e-learning resources. 

Content from this campaign

Millions Loaned to Small Business Owners Around the World Through Matter to a Million
$9.5 million. That’s how much has been loaned to small business owners around the world in two years through Matter to a Million, a five-year, global partnership between the HP Company Foundation and non-profit, micro-lending platform Kiva.  Kiva’s vision is to support the...
Sep 29, 2015 7:15 AM ET
HP Supports Women on the Front Lines of IT Security Through 2015 Scholarship Funding
SAN FRANCISCO, Apr. 20, 2015 /3BL Media/ — HP, in collaboration with Applied Computer Security Associates (ACSA) and the Computing Research Association's Committee on the Status of Women in Computing Research (CRA-W),  today announced the 15 winning recipients of the 2015 Scholarship for Women Studying Information Security (SWSIS).  Now in...
Apr 20, 2015 1:00 PM ET
Matter to a Million—Helping Entrepreneurs Achieve Their Dreams
I just helped Pao buy some cows. Pao is a 43-year-old woman who lives in Cambodia’s Kandal province. Married with four children, she has struggled all her life to support her family and get ahead. Pao works long hours as a grocer and also helps her husband, who earns some income selling water. Three of her children are factory workers....
Apr 15, 2015 3:40 PM ET
Giving Women In Technology A Boost For Further Advancement
A few months ago, in October 2014, we launched our inaugural “HP Helion OpenStack scholarship program,” a special program for college women pursuing a career in technology. In an effort to raise awareness for women contributing to the information systems and computer science fields and help them achieve their...
Feb 26, 2015 4:45 PM ET
HP Education Innovation Fund in China Helps Spark Transformative Change
One of the most rewarding aspects of my job is seeing the impact technology can have on improving lives. Two years ago, when HP announced the Education Innovation Fund in China, I was excited about the possibilities a $1 million donation to Zhejiang University and the National Commission of the People’s Republic of China for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (...
Nov 17, 2014 10:35 AM ET