HP Sustainable Impact Report Executive Summary 2021 - Page 14
Social Justice , and Racial and Gender Equity
Increase supplier diversity
US $ 362 million spent with small and diverse suppliers in 2021 . 25
4.5 % of diverse supplier spend in the United States was spent with Black / African American suppliers in 2021 , with a goal to achieve 10 % in calendar year 2022 .
US $ 650M in overall economic impact driven by diverse supplier spending . 26
Invest in future talent
1,200 students and staff from 70 Historically Black Colleges and Universities participated in the inaugural HBCU Technology Conference , launched by HP in 2021 .
Influence national policy
Tracked 50 bills and supported five to boost state and federal funding of digital equity .