Let’s Build Our Own Local Weather Apps

YOU would think that for a country that has declared itself to be agricultural for the last hundred or so years, Uganda would put much, much more by weather forecasts and...

Finding the middle-ground between your personal and professional life on Social Media

Social Media is pretty cool and also quite risky, if you ask me. A single unfortunate post can throw your entire career off track. Like when you partied whole night and...

WhatsApp Web Is A New Threat To The Work Environment

The world is going mobile, yes and we all agree because everyone wants to buy a smartphone. We have previously been using WhatsApp on our phones and it was working out...

It’s Time To Launch Your Digital Company

African countries have seen a rise in mobile penetration and this has been mostly Feature phones. In the recent past, there is a steady growth of the number of people coming...

Everyone’s Invited. Except, they’re mostly uninterested!

‘Everyone’s invited’ is a phrase whose significance I first noted in the early 2000s, being used as a brand slogan of Samsung Electronics. I was a university student with a heart for...

After rejecting Facebook’s $3 billion Snapchat could soon be worth $19 billion

Late in 2013 the wall Street Journal reported that Snapchat had turned down USD 3 Billion cash acquisition from Facebook. According to Bloomberg, Snapchat is seeking for another round of funding that...

How Tech Hubs are Fueling Community Driven Innovations

A few years ago, no one would have associated sub-Saharan Africa with technological innovation. Today iHub, Hive Colab, Outbox, kLab among several others are the new buzz terms for the thriving...
Annukka_Dickens_-_HP

Green ICT: Inside Hewlett-Packard (HP) – Interview

Following UN's COP17 Conference on Climate Change in Durban, South Africa in November 2011, we launched a new section, The Green Mile Series as a part of our comprehensive coverage of ICT and Climate Change. The following is an interview with Annukka Dickens, Environmental Manager – HP Asia-Pacific and Japan was conducted by PC Tech's Nilofar Ansher.


1. How Green is HP on the eco-friendly scale? Does HP have a dedicated Environmental Affairs Policy division? What is the primary focus in terms of environment and ICT?

We have a dedicated Environmental Affairs team that places particular emphasis on our three priorities: climate and energy, product reuse and recycling, and supply chain responsibility. These issues have strategic importance to our business, our stakeholders and our ability to make a positive impact.

Advertisement Advertisement  

See Also

NSSF Launches Transaction Alerts to Members

Uganda’s top Pension body, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has rolled out a transaction alert service for her members. The development was revealed by...

INNOVATION

The 2nd Annual MTN Uganda Innovation App Challenge is Here, registration...

MTN Uganda, in partnership with tech and incubation hub; Outbox Hub and Garage48 launched the MTN App Challenge in 2015 - an event that...