Modelling the total cost of your IT equipment
- Purchase cost
- Consumption cost
- Overall cost
The report has a self-assessment score of "B" according to the GRI criteria, but has not been audited by any body or by an independent third party.
It is therefore difficult to give any detailed opinion about the company. As this apparent profusion of information does not necessarily result in the desired transparency.
However, it should be noted that HP is often singled out among the most eco-responsible companies: 15th place in Newsweek's 2011 "Green Ranking" and the company also features in the Top 100 of Corporate Knights.
In addition, Greenpeace puts it in first place in its 2011 ranking for greener information technology, especially thanks to the efforts made to eliminate brominated flame retardants and PVC. These efforts were noted in the products we analysed and for which it is rare not to find the information needed for our study.
In the area of greenhouse gas emissions, HP is proud to announce a drastic reduction, going from 8.07 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in 2008 to 3.77 million tonnes in 2010.
In terms of products, HP almost routinely publishes an eco-declaration specifying equipment components, thus showing itself to be a model of transparency.
Finally, from a social viewpoint, the company is in particular committed to the appeasement of conflicts linked to information technology raw materials, shoulder to shoulder with NGOs in the field. Internally, it also encourages its employees to participate in voluntary programmes and declares that there are 102,000 of its staff members involved.
- Does not contain PVC in the external parts of the product
- Does not contain mercury in the light sources
- Does have parts and labels that can be easily separated
- Does not have a surface coating for the plastic parts of the case/top
- Does not have plastic parts of a single material or that are easy to separate
- Contains Halogenated Flame Retardants in the external shell
- Contains Halogenated Flame Retardants in the printed circuits
- Contains PVC in the product's electronics
- Contains 0% of recycled plastic
- Contains 0% bioplastics
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Practical advice for use
Delete dynamic screen savers
Sell or donate your hardware at the pick-up points dedicated to reconditioning so that it can be reused
Take your used hardware to the dedicated collection points for WEEE so that it can be recycled