Trisa Thompson: Dell’s dedication to global sustainability

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Trisa Thompson Vice President of Corporate Responsibility for Dell, Trisa Thompson, discuss Dell’s corporate sustainability programs.

The UN predicts that by 2025, the global population of seven billion people will soar to eight billion, making the preservation of our natural resources and protection of the planet more crucial than ever.

One person who’s acutely aware of this growth is Trisa Thompson, one of the most influential people in the world of sustainability. She’s the vice-president of Corporate Responsibility for computer giant, Dell, the global leader in sustainable, innovative packaging. Dell is also the industry leader in technology recycling. The company recently created a plan with 20 goals, and one overall objective.

Trisa Thompson: Dell’s dedication to global sustainability

Trisa Thompson: Dell’s dedication to global sustainability

Trisa Thompson is one of the most influential people in the world of sustainability. She’s the vice-president of Corporate Responsibility for computer giant, Dell, the global leader in sustainable, innovative packaging. Dell is also the industry leader in technology recycling. The company recently created a plan with 20 goals, and one overall objective.

“The biggest goal, the sort of overarching goal, is that by 2020, the good that will come from our technology will be ten times what it takes to create and use it,” explained Thompson.
She added: “Now we actually want to do good with our technology.”

May Lee sat down with Thompson at the 2015 Social Good Summit in New York City. They talked about Dell’s corporate sustainability programs, and how thinking outside the box not only benefits the company, but also the consumer and, perhaps most importantly, the environment.