About Us

We help you inspire a new generation of leaders, thinkers, and doers

Our work at HMH® is the outcome of our guiding purpose, vision, and values. By learning more about us, you’ll discover what makes our products, services, books, and media so exceptional. It’s not only because of our long history of innovation but also because of our people and their commitment to educators and learners. We share an understanding of what an enormous privilege it is to invite young people to become the heroes of their own narratives, to shape the arc of a story, and to change a life. That is the power of learning.

We bring learning to countless students, teachers, and readers—transforming lives, supporting communities, and making our society more open, just, and inclusive for all, one story at a time.

Discover Our Stand and learn what makes us The Learning Company™.

THE THREE PILLARS OF OUR CULTURE

These foundational pillars shape our culture and help us come together to lead, create, and innovate to better serve you, your students, and your community.

1
High Purpose

Our rich history makes us storytellers, but our far-reaching impact on millions of lives makes us story-changers. It is through learning that people create a better world—and we spread learning. This is our High Purpose.

2
High Performance

When our people and customers are highly performing, we succeed as a company. We are able to create better products and ultimately have a bigger impact on society. This is our Double Bottom Line.

PEOPLE SUCCESS + CUSTOMER SUCCESS = COMPANY SUCCESS

3
What We Value

Our values outline how we achieve our High Purpose and High Performance. These values represent the best of who we are, who we’ve been, and who we strive to be. They guide the way we make decisions, collaborate, and grow as individuals and as a company.

Our Values
Trust

Trust is our foundation. It grows from clarity, consistency, and character.

Justice

We embrace diversity and equity. We strive for justice to transform lives.

Learning

We support every new generation by learning and growing with them.

Innovation

We imagine what is possible and implement it without fear of failure.

Courage

We have the courage to lead and disrupt because what we value demands it.

Ownership

We take ownership because our work is greater than our individual achievements.

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