Microsoft Tops 100 Best Corporate Citizens Ranking

Microsoft recently topped CR Magazine’s 2015 list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, in recognition of our performance and strong track record in responsible corporate practices. Among public companies in the US, Microsoft leads in the overall ranking based on criteria such as environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and…

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YouthSpark Fair Connects Innovators in Nanjing

Boasting a year-on-year average growth rate of 10.9 percent over the past decade, China has the world’s fastest-growing economy that is largely fuelled by primary industries such as agriculture, manufacturing and mining. With the Chinese economy reaching the critical juncture of transformation and development, the country has to ensure its growth remains sustainable by driving…


YouthSpark – Engaging Youth, Empowering Minds, Enriching Lives

Through our YouthSpark initiative, Microsoft is committed to empowering 300 million young people with opportunities for education, employment, and entrepreneurship. This post is part of a series spotlighting Asia Pacific nonprofit organisations that have incorporated a thorough understanding of technology and education into their learning programmes for youth. These organisations attended Microsoft’s Tech4Good Summit (12-13 February…


Ministry of Youth and Sports & Microsoft Malaysia Partner to Nurture Future of Malaysia’s Youth

Microsoft YouthSpark, a vital catalyst for driving the nation’s push towards an innovation economy, spearheaded by young entrepreneurs Today, in Kuala Lumpur, at the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Summit, Microsoft Malaysia and the Ministry of Youth and Sports today announced an intent to partner through Microsoft YouthSpark to address the opportunity divide facing young people in…


YouthSpark Spotlight: Social Entrepreneurship and Changing Mindsets

This is part of a series of YouthSpark profiles where we highlight young people in Asia who are dedicated to changing the world through technology, and inspiring others along the way. Meet Karishma Daswani: Housewife. Home-maker. Entrepreneur. These are just some of the many faces of a modern Indian woman. For many years it was taken…


Using IT to Inspire a New Generation of Students in Nepal

Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) Nepal organised Tech Mela 2013 on 22-23 March, an event aimed at highlighting the use of information technology (IT) for skills development and fostering innovative capabilities in the country. More than 3,200 students and IT professionals attended the technology event held at the Nepal Administrative Staff College in Lalitpur District. Dr Ram…

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