Annukka Dickens leads HP’s Human Rights and Supply Chain Responsibility team. She is responsible for driving the overall vision and strategy of the company human rights and supply chain social responsibility program, including cross-company human rights risk assessment and management, supplier environmental performance and fair and ethical treatment of workers. She manages end-to-end supplier assessments, auditing, continuous improvement processes and capability-building programs. HP’s supply chain responsibility program is recognized as industry leading built on principles of respecting human rights, empowering workers and improving supplier environmental performance across one of the largest supply chains in the IT industry.
Annukka joined HP’s Sustainability function in 2000 and during this time she has lived and worked in 4 different continents leading social and environmental responsibility compliance, market access, customer and partner engagement programs impacting supply chain operations, product design, packaging and product recycling. Annukka has wide ranging experience in working with multi-stakeholder groups, including government, industry and civil society, addressing broad sustainability issues in the electronics industry.
Annukka serves in the Advisory Board for Social Accountability International (SAI). SAI is an international non-governmental, multi-stakeholder organization dedicated to improving workplaces and communities by developing and implementing socially responsible standards. Annukka also serves in the Design Team of Green America’s Clean Electronics Production Network. Annukka was born in Finland and now lives in California, US. She holds an Environmental Engineering (BEng.) degree from Finland and a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Environmental Strategy from the University of Surrey in the UK.