04 May '11, 10pm

HP Energy Use Down, Air Travel GHGs Up: HP reduced its electricity consumption, total energy use and operational...

HP reduced its electricity consumption, total energy use and operational greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in 2010, though emissions from employee air travel shot up by 49 percent, according to the company’s tenth annual Global Citizenship Report. In 2010, HP’s GHG emissions from operations fell by nine percent, from 2,060,300 to 1,865,200 tons of CO2e. The company says it achieved the reduction through energy-efficiency initiatives, including a 12,000 square meter reduction in data center floor area, and through more than doubling its renewable energy purchases. The company has a goal of cutting absolute GHG emissions from operations, not including travel, to 20 percent below 2005 levels by 2013. But estimated emissions from product transport rose from 1.7 million to 1.9 million tons of CO2e last year, a 12 percent increase, while emissions from employee commercial air trave...

Full article: http://www.environmentalleader.com/2011/05/04/hp-energy-u...

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