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  • Blog Post: Dell joins IDH Tin Working Group

    Today we have an update that supports Goal 7 (Supply Chain) of our 2020 Legacy of Good Plan. "Demonstrate 100% transparency of key issues within our supply chain, working with suppliers to mitigate risks in those areas." In recent years, the public interest has increased in the information...
  • Blog Post: Serving the World's Youth

    Technology is a remarkable, positive force for change. So are our Dell team members, more than 100,000 of them located in 70 countries, all of whom are passionate about giving back to their communities. Our Communities Legacy of Good pledge is to engage team members around the world to put their interests...
  • Blog Post: Why Dell Still Has A Corporate Responsibility Report

    When Michael Dell and Silver Lake completed their acquisition of Dell last fall and we became a private company, some asked what the effect would be on our sustainability efforts. Our answer was the 2020 Legacy of Good Plan – a long-term strategy for bringing sustainability and business objectives...
  • Blog Post: Our Sustainable Path Forward - A Progress Update on #LegacyofGood

    Today we released our FY14 Corporate Responsibility Report . This is our first progress update on the goals we shared last fall in our 2020 Legacy of Good plan , and I’m thrilled to preview a few highlights with all of you. We reduced the energy intensity of our product portfolio by 23...
  • Blog Post: Dell Goes Private, Not Silent

    Recently Dell went private, an exciting step in our evolution. Because of this change you might notice that we will not be considered or included in FTSE4Good , DJSI or Top 100 Corporate Citizens list; we won’t be in the Top 100 Most Admired Companies , and will no longer be in Newsweek’s...
  • Blog Post: How Dell’s Legacy of Good Plan is Good for Business

    Earth Day is a day to reflect on our impact on the planet. We think about how we better manage our natural resources for ourselves as individuals. We also consider how our solutions can reduce our customers’ impact, and how our teams might find new, more sustainable ways to do business. Last...
  • Blog Post: Building a #LegacyofGood by Creating Recyclable Products, Not Throwing Shoes

    By now, you have likely heard about the ‘shoe incident’ involving former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at the Vegas conference speaking to the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) yesterday. Dell participated in this event, and while the incident is disturbing, we are happy...
  • Blog Post: Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (Nov 8 Edition)

    Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Dell Powers Reel FX Animated Film “Free Birds” Reel FX … used Dell servers to develop, produce and animate its first full...
  • Blog Post: Dell Maintains High Standards for Supply Chain Partners

    Dell takes concerns about conditions within our supply chain very seriously. We have high standards for workplace conditions and safety in our facilities and we expect our supplier partners to employ the same high standards. And we thoroughly investigate and take appropriate action regarding any reports...
  • Blog Post: Dell Weekly Recap & Customer Spotlight (Sept 27 Edition)

    Dell Weekly Recap: News & Product Spotlight Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Dell and Oracle to 'deepen relationship', announces Michael Dell...
  • Blog Post: Game On: Putting girls in the driver’s seat of technology

    Empowering youth to acquire important skills like critical thinking, problem solving and technology literacy is at the heart of how we engage in many of our local communities around the world. As part of these efforts, we help close the technology gap and creating learning opportunities for those who...
  • Blog Post: Dell Weekly Recap: News & Customer Spotlight (August 30 Edition)

    Welcome to the latest edition of Dell’s Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. TOP STORY OF THE WEEK Dell juices Latitude line with Haswell Ultrabook, skinny lappies – August 28, 2013 Creating a “mixed product environment” which...
  • Blog Post: Moving Mountains: Dell Team and Copland Community School Take on Kilimanjaro

    On 26 th August, four of our Dell public sector team members will fly across the world with students and teachers from Copland Community School in north-west London to take on the mighty Mount Kilimanjaro . The brave team members volunteered their time to climb the summit as part of Dell’s...
  • Blog Post: Connected Classroom: Bringing Technology to Indian classrooms

    by Neeraj Gupta, General Manager, Public - Dell India In India, there are 16,885 colleges, 10 million students and nearly Five lakh teachers in various education institutes in India. ICT usage in schools has not fundamentally changed the way children are educated. Most lessons are still taught by...
  • Blog Post: Green gadget ideas for a sustainable future – Dell Go Green Contest

    by Ajay Arora, Corporate Communications For the past three months, we at Dell have been working towards bringing a path-breaking initiative for our consumers in India - the Dell Go Green Challenge. It is designed to promote a green approach towards technology adoption for consumers in India, by asking...
  • Blog Post: Reconnect Launches in Virginia and Washington D.C. area

    Later today, my colleagues from Dell, Goodwill and the Commonwealth of Virginia will launch the latest expansion of the Reconnect program at a Richmond area event. This new expansion will cover all of Virginia and the Washington, D.C. metro area. Consumers in those areas can bring any brand of used computer...
  • Blog Post: Introducing NextLife Ink by Dell

    Today we're announcing a new program to help customers get more out of their ink purchases while helping minimize our collective impact on the planet. NextLife Ink by Dell (which we previewed at CES back in January) is a new way to buy high-quality remanufactured ink for about 70 percent of the...
  • Blog Post: Interview with Deborah Alvarez-Rodriguez, President and CEO of Goodwill Industries of San Francisco

    The ReGeneration is on the move! To make it easier for customers, Dell employees and stakeholders to find and participate in our conversations about the environment, we’re moving the best of our ReGeneration.org blog over here to Direct2Dell. You’ll find the same great posts about what’s...
  • Blog Post: The Importance of Responsible Recycling

    We read with interest today a Greenpeace report about chemical contamination at electronics scrap yards in Ghana caused by improper disposal and recycling of used computers. We’ve posted a number of times about our recycling programs in this forum, and the Greenpeace report is a good reminder of...
  • Blog Post: Dell Foundation Announces Literate Community Grant Awards

    Today we are formally announcing the recipients of the Dell Foundation ’s Literate Community Grants . The focus of the Dell Foundation is contributing to the quality of life in the U.S. communities where Dell employees live and work. We support programs that equip youth for success in our digital...
  • Blog Post: Two Major Energy-Efficiency Milestones

    If you're a frequent visitor to Dell Earth , you've probably noticed a little ticker at the bottom of the screen calculating cost and carbon savings enabled through power management on Dell OptiPlex desktops . A few minutes ago, we announced that we've enabled an estimated $3 billion in savings...
  • Blog Post: Energy Star 4.0 OptiPlex 755 Wins Editors' Choice Award from PC Magazine

    I saw that PC Magazine's Joel Santo Domingo recently wrote a solid review of one of our Energy Star 4.0-compliant corporate desktop machines , the OptiPlex 755 . In the review, he gave it 4.5 stars out of five and called it, "the hybrid SUV of PCs." They tested the larger desktop chassis...
  • Blog Post: Weekly Recap: Dell in the News - April 27th edition

    Welcome to the latest edition of the Weekly Recap, your guide to the week's Dell-related news and happenings. Story of the Week Empowering Women and Electric Scooters: Suddenly Dell Is a Very Different Company IT Business Edge – April 26, 2012 This week was Dell’s industry analyst...
  • Blog Post: Continuing to Build Greener Products

    ChemSec issued a report this week showcasing 28 electronics manufacturers eliminating brominated flame retardants (BFR) and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) from their products. For those new to these substances, BFRs are often used in electronics to curb the spread of fire, and PVC-plastic is used in cables...
  • Blog Post: An EcoGeek at CES 2008 – Day 1

    When Dell asked me to guest blog for them at the Consumer Electronics Show 2008 in Las Vegas I knew I was in for something interesting... a show for an industry renowned for planned obsolescence, held in a city that leaves the lights on every night, seems like a weird place to unveil a new thrust in...