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.

Microsoft Delivers on Inclusive Gaming Commitment with Accessible Xbox Controller

Microsoft’s commitment to inclusive gaming may be just what is needed to get the video game industry to better accommodate gamers of all…

Do CSR Initiatives Influence Millennial Consumers?

The current shift in priorities for today’s companies indicates new market trends — sustainability and social responsibility are now big selling points across almost…

The Next Big Corporate Outsourcing Trend? How To Do Good.

28 global brands—Microsoft, PwC, and Timberland—took home Halo awards from the Engage for Good conference in Chicago.

The Business Benefits of Sustainability Partnerships

Public-private partnerships, corporate-NGO partnerships and industry collaborations are all examples of partnerships that can move the sustainability conversation forward without breaking the bank.

Seven Things Every Company Should Know About Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Business

AI has the potential to bring significant social benefits, including healthcare (via improved diagnostics), transportation (through self-driving vehicles) and law enforcement (with improved…

Five Social Impact Trends That Inspire Us

studies show that purpose is a number one driver behind business success. Brand perception, consumer loyalty, employee retention and stakeholder optimism are all…

New Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus Long on Water Conservation, Short on Transport Options

In 2019, Microsoft will reopen its newly modernized Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View in a drive to keep technology workers excited about…

1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon

According to CDP, almost 1,400 multinational companies now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans. That number is an impressive leap,…

Microsoft Steps Out in Support of DACA and Dreamers

Pushing back against President Trump's decision to reverse Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, Microsoft advocates for protecting so-called Dreamers, the 750,000 people who…

Leading and Following by Example: Companies Taking a Public Stance on Social Issues

To better equip corporate leaders with strategies on how to respond to social issues, CECP asked members of its corporate coalition to weigh…

3p Weekend Round-Up: Latest Count on Companies Standing Against Racism

First a trickle, now a flood: top CEOs are boycotting Trump's councils -- and taking action against hate to fill the president's leadership…

P&G and Microsoft Demonstrate How to Move Beyond Recycling

Did a waste audit reveal your company’s recycling program isn’t exactly where you want it to be? Don’t be discouraged. Plateaus are part…

3p Weekend: 10 Companies Going Zero Waste to Landfill

Has your company ever thought about going zero waste? These 10 firms working toward zero waste to landfill prove it's possible. And no,…

America’s Top 5 Renewable Energy Companies

America's top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead…

Microsoft Makes Diversity Financially Rewarding for Execs

Software giant plans to link diversity stats to executive bonuses. Will it be enough to ensure diversity targets actually translate to greater multiculturalism…