Top five Microsoft Citizenship posts of 2010

As the year comes to an end it’s a great opportunity to both look forward to the coming year and review what’s happened over the past twelve months. We thought it would be interesting to highlight the top stories on the blog for 2010 as voted by our readers through their visits. It presents an…


Does technology help you make an impact in your community?

Enter the Tech for Good Contest for Nonprofits and Libraries in WA State After more than ten years of working in and around the nonprofit sector in Washington State, there is no doubt in my mind that technology is helping organizations to increase their impact in our communities. There is also no doubt in my…

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Cultivating the future of CSR, MBA students debate the issues with Microsoft

One of the great things about my job is that I get to regularly talk with students across the country about Corporate Citizenship.  Recently I had the opportunity to talk with students a little closer to home when I was at the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business to work with a few classes…

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Helping American Veteran Families in Need

While the holiday season is a time of joy for many people, it is also a time when we are reminded of the many American families who are struggling – not just during the holidays, but all year long. We were glad to be part of an effort to help one such family today. The…


Microsoft Trabaja Mano a Mano con ONGs para Crear Centros Tecnológicos en México

2011 marca un año importante para Microsoft Community Technology Skills Program (CTSP) en México. En colaboración con varias ONG locales, el equipo del país está creando nueve Centros Tecnológicos Comunitarios (CTC) para ayudar a mejorar las oportunidades de empleo y aumentar la productividad de más de 11.000 personas en las comunidades marginadas en Chihuahua, Coahuila,…


Microsoft and Partner NGOs Building Community Technology Centers across Mexico

2011 will mark an important year for the Microsoft Community Technology Skills Program (CTSP) in Mexico. In collaboration with several local NGOs, the country’s team is busy creating nine Community Technology Centers (CTCs) to help improve job opportunities and increase productivity for more than 11,000 people in underserved communities in Chihuahua, Coahuila, Distrito Federal, Estado…


Microsoft Canada, Children’s Miracle Network and CHEO deliver 200 Kinect gaming sensors donated to 14 children’s hospitals

Microsoft Canada, Children’s Miracle Network and the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario (CHEO) recently celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Child Life Interactive Computers for Kids (CLICK) program. For a child, being in a hospital can be a frightening and isolating experience. The CLICK program reaches over two million children each year and aims to…


How PowerPoint is helping to protect motorcyclists in London

Typically, helmets, riding suits, gloves and goggles that are the best way to keep motorcyclists safe on the road. It’s time to add PowerPoint to the list. Motorcycle-related accident statistics are sobering. Motorcycles represent 4% of the United Kingdom’s road trips, yet make up a staggering estimated 40% of traffic casualties. In West London, the…


NGO Spotlight: La Comunidad Hispana, Kennett Square, PA

When tough economic times hit, it’s often those on the lowest rungs of the income ladder who suffer the most. They’re the ones whose jobs are eliminated first; who suffer the most from cutbacks. And all too often, they’re La Comunidad Hispana’s clients. Last year, La Comunidad Hispana proudly moved into its own permanent home after…