Microsoft: CSR & Sustainability News

Microsoft Corporation is an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, United States that develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services predominantly related to computing through its various product divisions.

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Intel, High-Tech Leaders Rank High On Green Power Partnership Top 100

Proving it's possible to power U.S. industry and commerce with renewable energy, high-tech industry giants rank among the EPA top 10 in U.S.…
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Bing to Put Brazil’s Favelas on the Map

How can you provide social services or start a new business when your city doesn't even show up on a map? That's the…
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‘Goodvertising’ Trashed at Super Bowl XLVIII

At this year’s Super Bowl, "Goodvertising" fared as well as the Broncos – left out in the cold and wondering where it all…
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Balancing Good News and Bad News in Sustainability Reporting

When is a company really being honest about what went down in the reporting year?
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Great CSR Leadership Examples for 2014

Consumers really care about a company’s corporate social responsibility track record. According to research, only 17 percent of consumers surveyed would consider referring…
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5 Examples of Corporate Disaster Relief

Companies do more than provide products for your lifestyle and for your home. They’re out in local and worldwide communities, providing relief from…
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Microsoft’s Stress-Detecting Bra Attempts to Curb Emotional Eating

The technology giant explores using wearable technology to support behavior modification in health. Will their experiment proof effective?
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Women in CSR: Tamara “TJ” DiCaprio, Microsoft

Tamara "TJ" DiCaprio, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability, Microsoft, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.
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Microsoft Signs Twenty Year Wind Power Agreement in Texas

Last year, Microsoft committed to become carbon neutral. The mechanism for achieving this is an internal carbon fee charged to each business group and…
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Microsoft Doubled Renewable Energy Purchases in FY 2013

Microsoft's 2013 Citizenship Report focuses on carbon neutrality and the power of technology to promote human rights.
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Microsoft’s Carbon Offsets Have Impact Across the World

Microsoft's investment in carbon offsets, which launched last year, is starting to show results.
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The CSR Officer: What if a Company Doesn’t Have One?

How can a company interested in doing more for the community, but does not have a dedicated CSR officer or manager, move forward?
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Video Interview: Ephigenie Banaynal dela Cruz on Education

Ephigenie Banaynal dela Cruz, Director, Social and Environmental Accountability and Audit at Microsoft speaks about the importance of educating our future generations.
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‘Cloud Computing King’ Salesforce to Power Data Centers with Renewables

Salesforce, the software-as-a-service company that Bloomberg Businessweek recently called "a cloud computing king," announced last week that it is "committing to work to…
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Microsoft Research Battles Tuberculosis in India

One organization that has emerged as a hero in the fight against tuberculosis in India is Operation ASHA, with the assistance of Microsoft…
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