HP Canada Co.
HP Canada employees preparing to participate in the WWF CN Tower Climb

Recognized as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers

Here are some of the reasons why HP Canada Co. was selected as one of Canada's Best Diversity Employers (2018):

  • Along with a global diversity advisory board, HP Canada participates in the regional Americas Diversity Council -- additionally, the company maintains an Accessibility and Aging Office to help coordinate efforts to make technology and information services easier to use for persons with disabilities and age-related limitations
  • In 2017, HP Canada introduced a new sponsorship program called Catalyst@HP to connect women and employees from underrepresented groups with senior leader for coaching and mentoring
  • HP Canada manages a supplier diversity program and works with community partners such as the National Minority Supplier Development Council and the Women's Business Enterprise National Council
HP Canada employees during an International Women's Day event
"At HP, our Women's Impact Network (WIN) is embraced by an encouraging and supportive environment where diverse voices and actions are woven into our core fabric. Talk less and listen more, break down barriers while respecting boundaries, and recognize unconscious bias have become our mottos. Our WIN network has been empowered through leadership to be inclusive and has developed vocal diversity champions at the grassroots level. The result is a deeper level of employee engagement, connection and communication with one another than through usual business interactions." Terri L., Chair of HP Women's Impact Network

Highlights

Industry Computer Technology and Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Mississauga ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 467
Formal diversity strategy has a defined strategy to achieve diversity and inclusion goals
Senior executive who oversees diversity initiatives Chief Diversity Officer
Formal commitment global diversity advisory board, Americas diversity council
Employee resource groups Women's Impact Network, Young Employee Impact Network of Canada
Diversity training and awareness over 380 diversity and inclusion resources available on the company's learning platform
Diversity highlights Catalyst@HP sponsorship program for women and employees from underrepresented groups, Lean In circles, internal campaigns to create awareness on unconscious bias, Accessibility and Aging Program Office, celebrations and events to recognize important dates such as International Women's Day, Black History Month and Pride Month
Some of the diversity-focused partnerships National Minority Supplier Development Council (member), Women's Business Enterprise National Council (member)

Recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers

Here are some of the reasons why HP Canada Co. was selected as one of Canada's Greenest Employers (2018):

  • As one of the world's leading technology companies, HP Canada and its California-based parent company have continually challenged and raised the bar for its industry through numerous sustainability initiatives, from the "Design for the Environment" program, which ensures environmental considerations are taken into account at the earliest stages of product development, to the "Closed Loop" ink cartridge recycling program to recapture and recycle used cartridges
  • In addition to its impressive international initiatives, HP Canada's head office provides an exceptional example of the impact employees can have, from tree planting and the removal of invasive plant species (in partnership with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority) to achieving an incredible 91.4% waste diversion rate by capturing everything from e-waste to organics, and introducing reusable cutlery and coffee mugs in the cafeteria
HP Canada employees taking part in a local shoreline clean-up

Highlights

Industry Computer Technology and Services
Major Canadian hiring locations Calgary AB, Winnipeg MB, Mississauga ON, Ottawa ON, Montréal QC
Full-time employees in Canada 467
Employee green team Sustainability Innovation Team (employees active in 14 countries), Environmental Compliance Team (ensures compliance with all environmental regulations)
Senior executive who oversees initiatives Head of Sustainability
Formal strategy/policy name HP Climate Change Policy, 2014 Living Progress Report
Green highlights HP Eco Advocate Program (employee engagement program developed in Canada in 2008 and expanded globally 5 years later), numerous employee volunteer initiatives (tree planting, the removal of invasive species, building onsite habitats for pollinators and other species), annual Waste Reduction Week (e-waste collection, waste reduction trivia game, reusable mug campaign, Smart Office Challenge (in partnership with WWF Canada), HP Environmental Packaging Mission (includes environmental guidelines for packaging suppliers), Design for the Environment (formal program to incorporate environmental considerations into all product design), HP Closed Loop program (ink cartridge recycling process), HP Carbon Footprint Calculator (free tool to help customers understand and reduce their impact)
Extended recycling e-waste, organics, reusable plates and metal cutlery in cafeteria, discounts on use of refillable mugs at onsite Tim Hortons, (head office achieved an impressive waste diversion rate of 91.4%), longstanding "Planet Partners Program" captures e-waste in over 70 countries worldwide
Commuter amenities online car-pool sign-up, secure/sheltered bicycle parking, walk to public transit
In-house environmental audit yes
External environmental audit yes
Publishes sustainability report yes
Some of the green community initiatives Earth Day and World Environment Day, Earth Hour, Electronics Product Stewardship Canada and the Electronics Product Recycling Association, WWF Living Planet@Work Program, Resources 4 Rethinking (R4R), founding member of the Council for Clean Capitalism (to support government actions), Bike to Work Week (and bicycle sharing and tune-up events), WWF Canada's Spring Things program, HP Polar Bear Week (includes a polar bear dip, bake sale, raffle, pizza lunch and a silent auction to raise money for the WWF), WWF's Climate Savers Program (includes a commitment to reduct GHG by 25% by 2025 through the "3% Solution" campaign the features a 3% annual goal of reductions in GHG emissions), Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup (along the adjacent Etobicoke Creek), CN Tower Stair Climb (for WWF Canada), Learning for a Sustainable Future, Clean 50 Summit, Smart Commute
Head office LEED Gold
Other location LEED Platinum
Building footprint includes electric vehicle charging stations, motion sensor lighting, LED lighting retrofits, rain-sensitive lawn sprinkling system, partial green roof, water conserving fixtures, situated on more than 20 hectares of land, adjacent to an environmentally-protected ravine where the company and its employees have planted more than 26,000 trees and shrubs on the property (and works with the Toronto Region Conservation Authority to remove invasive species and encourage growth of native plant species), new employee-built pollinator habitat 'hotels' for the local bee population, 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
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
Annual tuition maximum employer pays up to $6,500 in tuition subsidies for job-related courses per year
Starting salary $45K to $50K
Work benefits health benefits for new employees, flexible work hours, telecommuting, employees receive paid time off to volunteer
Vacation allowance new employees receive 3 weeks of paid vacation after their first year on the job

Academic fields recruited


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