Measuring a company’s impact on the world by looking at metrics such as revenue, units sold and corporate philanthropy isn’t enough.
For every product or solution that a company like Dell Technologies creates, markets and delivers, a vast number of other companies are also involved behind the scenes. This ranges from suppliers and partners to fulfilment and logistics providers.
We’re looking at the bigger picture.
Our global footprint spans 180 countries with a workforce of approximately 140,000 employees around the world. So it’s no surprise that our company’s direct and indirect impact on the world is great. Measuring social impact is vital to us in order to fully understand the effect of our actions.
IHS Markit (IHSM) looked at how Dell Technologies’ operations, performance and innovation affected the US economy over the last two years. It also considered the company’s major footprint markets (Texas, Massachusetts, California, Oklahoma, North Carolina, Utah, Tennessee and Georgia).
The report found that every $1 of value added from Dell Technologies’ operations in 2016 led to an additional $1.76 contribution to US GDP across the supply chain and into communities.
According to the IHSM report, for every US job with Dell Technologies, an additional 6.7 jobs are supported across the country’s economy. Our extended supply chain and ecosystem make a huge difference too. Dell Technologies supported around 430,000 US jobs in 2016. This means that in 2016, almost one out of 33 jobs in the US was is some way connected to our operations.
Every decision made by a large organisation like Dell Technologies creates a ripple effect that shapes lives, marketplaces and economies far beyond its walls.
Read more about the economic contribution of Dell Technologies in the United States.
On top of being a leader in the technology industry, we’re also a big part of driving the US economy.
Dell Technologies has had a great economic impact on various states. But we also helped support programmes and communities close to our heart: youth education, environmental protection and disaster relief. Discover more