HP Canada Co.
HP Canada employees celebrate the Polar Bear Week Energy Challenge

Recognized as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017)

Here are some of the reasons why HP Canada Co. was selected as one of Greater Toronto's Top Employers (2017):

  • HP Canada cultivates an ownership culture through a share purchase plan, available to all employees, and offers a number of additional financial incentives, including signing bonuses for some, year-end bonuses for all and referral bonuses of up to $2,000
  • HP Canada invests in the long-term development of employees through generous tuition subsidies for courses both related and unrelated to an employee's current role (up to $6,500) as well as subsidies for professional accreditation
  • As part of HP Canada's health plan, the organization offers a flexible benefits option, allowing employees to customize levels of coverage to suit their personal needs and transfer unused credits to additional salary or savings
HP Canada employees

Highlights

Industry Computer Technology and Services
Established in Canada 1939
Publicly traded yes
Parent company HP Inc.
Parent company head office Palo Alto, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Mississauga ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 513
Part-time employees in Canada 1
Average age of employees in Canada 45
Longest serving employee 43 years
Long-term savings defined-contribution (DC) pension
Health plan premium as part of the health plan, the employer pays up to 73.1% of the premiums
Alternative work options flexible work hours, shortened work week (fewer hours with less pay), compressed work week, telecommuting
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job
Outside survey period outside consultant surveys are held every 12 months
Employee performance reviews employees receive individual performance reviews every 6 months
In-house training initiatives in-house training, online training, leadership training, mentoring, paid internships
Scope of charitable involvement local, national, international
Employee charitable involvement employees are involved in selection of charities, employees receive paid time off to volunteer

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

Here are some of the reasons why HP Canada Co. 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

Highlights

Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Mississauga ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC
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)
Green highlights 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
Some of the 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

HP Canada Co. has been selected for The Career Directory, our guide to entry-level recruitment for recent college and university graduates.
HP Canada employees prepare to participate in WWF Canada's Canoe Challenge

Highlights for New Grads

Industry Computer Technology and Services
Parent company HP Inc.
Parent company head office Palo Alto, CA, United States
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Mississauga ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 513
Part-time employees in Canada 1
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
Starting salary $45K to $50K
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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