HP has remained neutral on 2nd Amendment issues.
HP’s report on climate change states that climate change is a serious threat to the planet and that an 85% reduction in green house gas emissions is required. It also funds several liberal environmental groups including World Economic Forum and the World Wildlife Fund. HP signed a pledge to support liberal environmental policies concluding from the 2015 Climate Conference in Paris. (2015 Paris Climate Conference, Accessed 12/16/15)
HP signed on to an amicus brief in favor of the Supreme Court overturning state bans on same-sex marriage. HP received a score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 2016 Corporate Equality Index. A score of 100 indicates adherence on the part of the company to specific criterion that includes financial support to organizations advocating for same-sex marriage. (Brief of 379 Employers and Organizations as Amici Curiae Supporting Petitioners, James Obergefell, et al. v. Richard Hodges et al., www.morganlewis.com, 2015) (HRC 2016 Corporate Equality Index, www.hrc.org, Accessed 12/16/15)
HP has funded UNICEF. As a member of the Human Rights and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS, UNICEF was part of 2006 report that recommended laws to be enacted to ensure women’s right to legal abortion. (UNICEF USA Website, http://www.unicefusa.org, Accessed 2/26/14) (International Guidelines On HIV/AIDS And Human Rights, http://data.unaids.org, Page 35, 2006)
HP has remained neutral on the issue of education.
In 2016, HP partnered with Human Rights Campaign (HRC) to oppose religious liberty protections in Mississippi, Accessed 7/21/16.
HRC is the largest organization opposing religious freedom protections.
HP is a member of a business coalition supporting passage of the Equality Act, Accessed 9/01/16.
The Equality Act advocates for sweeping sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) protections at the federal level and undermines 1st Amendment protections for religious liberty, Accessed 9/01/16.