Head of Sustainable Impact, HP Canada
In her role as head of Sustainable Impact, Frances Edmonds is responsible for overseeing HP’s full suite of corporate social responsibility programs including strategic partnerships with key non-profit organizations and an industry leading volunteer program. Under Frances’s leadership, HP became the most sustainable technology company in Canada in 2018.
Frances works closely with HP’s many partners to drive sustainable practices across HP’s business and throughout Canada. From being a founder of WWF’s Living Planet @ Work and Living Planet @ Campus programs to her TEDx talk demonstrating the power of collaboration, Frances seeks new and innovative ways to leverage the power of HP to create meaningful change across Canada.
Incorporating circular economy principles is the next frontier for IT purchasers wanting to make a sustainability impact through procurement. More than takeback and recycling, the circular economy presents procurement with an important opportunity to include sustainability impact up front, by influencing products design, and material content as well as materials reuse. But how do we … read more >>