Sharing the Microsoft 2011 Citizenship Report

I’m pleased to share with you the Microsoft 2011 Citizenship Report. The report provides an overview and assessment of our work over the past fiscal year (July 2010 to June 2011) to serve communities and work responsibly. We release our Citizenship Report at the same time as our Annual Financial Report to give our broad…

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European students helping nonprofits with technology

Sylvie Laffarge, Director Community Affairs Europe at Microsoft. Last December we announced the Tech Talent 4 Good pilot program, which offered European IT students an internship with a nonprofit, charitable organization in Europe and following a competitive selection process, ten internships were awarded. This pilot is a natural extension of the work Microsoft has been…


Social Media Conference Series Off to Successful Start in San Francisco

By Celeste Alleyne, Citizenship Director for the West Region, Microsoft Corporation Yesterday, Social Media for Nonprofits, with support from Microsoft, kicked off its first in a series of Social Media Conferences for nonprofits in the historical War Memorial "green room" in San Francisco, California. As Citizenship Director for the West Region of Microsoft, I was…


Social Media for Nonprofits conference tours the United States

Effective communications most often requires an ability to tell compelling stories that resonate with your audience. Increasingly, Social media enables us to outreach to people from all around the world and engage in the type of conversation that one might normally experience at a dinner table, party, or networking event – leading to engagement, and…


Envisioning Business at its Best

‘Envisioning Business at its Best’ is the timely theme for the annual Corporate Philanthropy Summit that begins today, a key program sponsored by the New York-based Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy. Over the next two days CECP members, practitioners, thought leaders, government officials and experts in corporate and social engagement will examine their strategies, programs and…

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