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HP Joins SGP Patron Program as First Platinum Patron

Press release from the issuing company

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership welcomes the addition of HP to the SGP Patron program. HP is the first company to join as an SGP Platinum Patron, the highest patronage level. HP joins numerous other companies that have demonstrated their commitment to sustainability by becoming an SGP Patron.

"The SGP Partnership is pleased to have a major corporation such as HP become a
platinum level SGP Patron. It clearly indicates HP's strong support to promote
sustainability within the graphic communications industry," said Marcia Kinter, Board Chair of the SGP Partnership.

"HP sees an enormous potential to reduce waste with digital printing solutions for the graphic arts industry," said Jan Riecher, vice president and general manager, Graphics Solutions Business – Americas, HP. "Our support of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership at the platinum level reflects our desire to extend the successes achieved in this organization's efforts to make sustainability a core component of print communications."

The SGP Partnership is an independent, non-profit organization devoted to encouraging and promoting participation in the worldwide movement to reduce the environmental impact and increase the social responsibility of the print and graphic communication industry through sustainable green printing practices. Through the generous support of philanthropic companies like HP, the SGP Partnership is able to keep fees low for printers to participate in the program.

For more information about the SGP Partnership, the SGP Patron program, the SGP
Printer certification process and HP, visit www.sgppartnership.org or contact Karen Gross, executive director at [email protected].