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More than just business

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Awards

HP Receives STAR Award for Service Excellence
HP Receives STAR Award for Service Excellence in Support Innovation
30 October 2009

HP has been honored with a Fall 2009 STAR Award for Service Excellence from the Technology Services Industry Association.

HP received the Service Excellence in Innovative Support Award for its continued innovations in technology, process and staff dedicated to delivering great customer support. More information about the award is available here.

America's Newsweek #1 Green Rankings
America's Newsweek #1 Green Rankings

HP earned the #1 spot on NEWSWEEK's first Green Rankings 2009 out of 500 US companies. This ranking is based on research and analysis on actual environmental performance, policies and reputation. HP is very proud to be recognized for our strong programs to reduce GHC emissions and for our leadership in reporting GHG emissions associated with our supply chain.

HP Photosmart C5380 wins Gold in CNET Asia Readers' Choice Awards 2008/2009 for Best Inkjet AIO
HP Photosmart C5380 wins Gold in CNET Asia Readers' Choice Awards 2008/2009 for Best Inkjet AIO
March 2009

The HP Photosmart C5380 was voted the best inkjet all-in-one (AIO) printer in the recent CNET Asia Readers' Choice Awards — set up to reflect the technical excellence of products that emerged for the year as voted by readers; beating other notable models from established competitor, Canon.

The printer market is currently saturated with AIOs and it is more difficult for manufacturers to make their products stand out among the competition. HP's latest Photosmart range may be hard to differentiate from its rivals at first glance, but they come with attractive price tags and a useful colour LCD and five-ink system that make home and home office printing a convenient and cheap affair — as attested to by consumers from around the world.

TouchSmart IQ770 named one of PC World’s ‘Most Innovative Products’
TouchSmart IQ770 named one of PC World’s ‘Most Innovative Products’
28 January 2008

PC World has named TouchSmart IQ770 one of ‘Today’s Most Innovative Products’. The IQ770 is the first all-in-one PC on the market to boast a touch-screen display.

Laptop’s ‘Editor’s Choice’ goes to HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC
Laptop’s ‘Editor’s Choice’ goes to the HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook PC
28 January 2008

With a 4.5 out of a possible 5 rating, the HP Pavilion HDX Entertainment Notebook was awarded the ‘Editor’s Choice’ by Laptop magazine.

PC Magazine ‘Editors’ Choice Award’ goes to HP Pavilion Elite m9040n PC
PC Magazine's 'Editor's Choice Award' goes to the HP Pavilion Elite m9040n PC
2 January 2008

In features and performance, the HP Pavilion Elite m9040n is worthy of its ‘Elite’ moniker, yet is much more populist in price. Given a 4.5 out of 5 rating, the Elite wins the ‘Editor’s Choice Award’. With media drive bays, quad-core performance and a nice price, the Elite is a top pick.

HP Pavilion Slimline s3200t receives CNET ‘Editors Choice Award’
HP Pavilion Slimline s3200t receives CNET's 'Editor's Choice Award'
2 January 2008

CNET recently honoured the HP Pavilion Slimline s3200t with its ‘Editor’s Choice Award’ and stated that thanks to its HD DVD/Blu-ray hybrid optical drive and its strong overall configuration, it offers value for money. “It outclasses every other HD-equipped system we’ve seen so far. For a living room PC and complete HD format flexibility, this is the system to buy.”

Conservation

HP named in Working Mother Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers
HP named in Working Mother Magazine's list of 100 Best Companies for Working Mothers
January 2009

HP was chosen by Working Mother Magazine as one of the top 100 companies to work for in 2008. In addition to grooming leaders (women were appointed to a third of all available corporate executive positions last year), HP offers employees flex time and home office options, fitness centres and online training to help with stress/burn-outs, setting limits and delegating assignments. Also, salaried employees have unlimited sick time.

HP: Green Giant
HP: Green Giant
July 2007

Fortune Magazine voted HP an environmentally responsible ‘Green Giant’ for HP’s commitment to the environment. HP’s green efforts include recycling the equivalent of 600 jumbo jet airliners in 2006 alone and designing energy-efficient, environmentally sound products, services and operations.

Committed to the Environment
Committed to the Environment
8 November 2006

Together with World Wildlife Fund-US, HP aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from HP operating facilities worldwide and hopes to educate and inspire others to adopt best practices, and use HP technology in conservation efforts around the world.

Recognition

ASP 'Ten Best Web Support Sites'
ASP's 'Ten Best Web Support Sites'
May 2006

The Association of Support Professionals listed HP's consumer support website on its 'Ten Best Web Support Sites', and recognises the site's Automatic Product Detection Tool, HP Technology Centre and HP Printer Check for making online help faster and easier.

HP receives SSPA certification
HP receives SSPA certification
March 2009

HP has received certification from the Service and Support Professionals Association (SSPA) for providing superior technical support and services to business notebook and desktop PC customers in the Americas region. HP is currently the only PC manufacturer with the afore-mentioned certification.

HP earned the Excellence in Service Operations certification for 2009 following a comprehensive evaluation of its phone, field service and web service operations for business PC customers. Auditors from the SSPA, together with J.D. Power and Associates, also conducted rigorous reviews of the policies and procedures used in managing HP's support organisation.

Audits of HP's support operations evaluated a wide range of industry best practices including executive commitment, talent management, support tools and technology, and operation metrics compared to industry best practices.

SSPA Hall of Fame Induction
SSPA Hall of Fame Induction
14 April 2006

HP's two SSPA STAR Awards earned HP an induction into the SSPA's Hall of Fame — a lifetime award given as special recognition to companies that have won five SSPA STAR Awards, and an achievement so far reached by only 10 companies in the Association's history.

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