Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Canada
HP Canada employees volunteer tree-planting

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Canada was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2016):

  • HP Canada supports minority, female and Aboriginal-owned businesses through a supplier diversity program, which includes partnerships with external organizations such as the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) and WEConnect -- and participates in a number of events to promote supplier diversity, including the CAMSC Procurement Fair, the WEConnect Conference and the HP Small Business Forum
  • Through HP Canada's "Ascend" program, the company offers sponsorship to support the advancement, retention and representation of female executives -- HP Canada also launched a "Women in Technology" program to increase the visibility of female employees in technical roles and to provide career advice for employees aspiring to advance their careers
  • HP Canada manages the "Global Ability Leadership Council" to promote equal opportunities for persons with disabilities or impairment -- the council works to increase awareness on disability-related topics and organizes seminars and training on a variety of topics, including age-related challenges and coping with special needs
HP Canada employees volunteering at a humanitarian relief organization

Highlights

Industry Electronic Computer Manufacturing
Full-time employees in Canada 4,988
Workforce representation female employees (31.71 %), female managers (28.08 %), visible minority employees (18.99 %), visible minority managers (10.6 %), Aboriginal employees (1.05 %), Aboriginal managers (.86 %)
Diversity programs for disabilities, women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, LGBT
Employee resource groups 150 employee resource groups worldwide, hosted virtual ERG Recruitment and Information Fair in Canada, ERGs include Young Employees Network, Black Employee Network, HP Global Ability Leadership Council/Disability Network Resource Group, HP Pride, Women on the Way UP (WOW)
Formal commitment Diversity and Inclusion Manager, Diversity and Inclusion Centre of Excellence
Unique diversity initiatives Diversity Value Chain (HP's diversity goals and achievements), in-house training (Safe Spaces for LGBT employees, cross-cultural communication, supplier diversity)
Diversity community partnerships Job Opportunity Information Network (career fair for persons with disabilities), Workplace Essential Skills Program (employment fair for equity groups), Women's Executive Network (member), Pride at Work Canada (member, sourcing diverse candidates), Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (sponsors procurement fairs)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2016)

Here are some of the reasons why Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Canada was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2016):

  • HP Canada's long-standing "Sustainability Network" includes 30 chapters and 3,000 employees worldwide -- employee volunteers support a range of initiatives from tree planting to managing organic gardens to hosting bicycle tune-up clinics
  • Through the longstanding "HP Planet Partners" program, HP Canada recycles its original inkjet and laser cartridges as well as its computer hardware and rechargeable batteries -- two of the company's executives are also founding members of Electronics Product Stewardship Canada, an initiative to develop sustainable policies for end-of-life e-waste, and the Electronics Product Recycling Association, which helps implement harmonized producer responsibility programs
  • HP Canada's unique head office features a number of energy saving and environmentally-friendly features, including motion-sensitive lighting, a rain-sensitive lawn sprinkling system, which ensures the lawn is watered only when needed, state-of-the-art heating and air conditioning systems and even a partial green roof -- the office is situated on 18 acres of land adjacent to an environmentally-protected ravine, where the company planted more than 26,000 trees and shrubs to enhance the surrounding woodlands -- additionally, the company's head office was recently recognized by the Toronto Region Conservation Authority's "Greening Corporate Grounds" program.
HP Canada employees taking part in a shoreline clean-up at Etobicoke Creek
HP Canada employees spent a day planting native shrubs on the company's property near Etobicoke Creek

Highlights

Full-time employees in Canada 4,988
Employee green team HP Canada's Environmental Team, HP Canada's Environmental Compliance Team, HP Sustainability Network (worldwide initiative with 30 chapters and 3,000 employees)
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Director of Environmental Programs, the Environment and Business Analyst, and the Environmental Compliance Specialist positions
Formal strategy/policy name HP Living Progress (comprised of four elements, human economic, environmental and community progress)
Unique green initiatives established carbon reduction goals across all operational areas (operations, supply chain and product portfolio), Electronics Product Stewardship Canada (initiative to develop sustainable policies for end-of-life e-waste), Electronics Product Recycling Association (implementation of harmonized producer responsibility programs), HP Change the Equation Contest (to recognize other organizations in the early steps towards sustainability), Living Planet@Work (free online tools for outside green teams at any business worldwide), Eco Advocate Program (employee-led environmental employee education program that was started in Canada and has expanded worldwide), Design for Environment (ongoing strategy to continually reduce the environmental footprint of its operations),
In-house waste reduction and recycling electronic waste collection drives (and does not allow e-waste to be exported to non OECD countries), reusable mug campaign (raffles for mugs and discounts for not using disposable cups), annual forest clean-up at the head office grounds, and HP Canada's head office consistently achieves waste diversion from landfill rates of over 85 percent
Commuter amenities car-pool sign-up program, secure/sheltered bicycle parking
External environmental audit yes
Publishes sustainability report yes
Green community initiatives Smart Commute Bike to Work Day, HP Canada Bike Club (annual bike tune-up clinic), World Wildlife Fund (Monarch Butterfly event included planting milkweed, Polar Bear Week, CN Tower Climb, Climate Savers program), Learning for a Sustainable Future, HP Day of Caring with the City of Mississauga (tree planting), Toronto Region Conservation Authority & Credit Valley Conservation (invasive species removal, a pollinator workshop, and the Greening Corporate Grounds program), Earth Day, Earth Week and World Environment Day events and celebrations, Earth Hour, HP Closed Loop program (ink cartrige return and recycling program) and the HP Planet Partners program (hardware reuse and recycling program), HP Earth Insights (in partnership with Conservation International), University of Waterloo's Fusion Conference
Other location LEED Gold
Building footprint includes green roof, electric vehicle charging stations at the head office, motion sensor lighting and bathroom fixtures, LED lighting upgrades, other building accreditation (BOMA etc.)

The Career Directory

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Canada has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Electronic Computer Manufacturing
Parent company Hewlett-Packard Company
Parent company head office Palo Alto, California, USA
Full-time employees in Canada 4,988
Part-time employees in Canada 47
Student opportunities paid internships, summer jobs, co-op opportunities
Training subsidies for professional accreditation, orientation program, online training, in-house training, mentoring, in-house career planning services, leadership training
Tuition subsidies (related to job) yes
Typical new grad positions Inside Sales Representative, Technical Consultant, Proposal Manager, Partner Program Manager, Business Analyst
Starting salary $50K to $55K
Work perks health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

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