The value of transparency

Dan Bross, Senior Director of Citizenship, Microsoft. Whether I’m engaging colleagues inside Microsoft or speaking externally I’m a consistent advocate for the value of transparency. That’s why I’m particularly pleased by two external recognitions that Microsoft received this week. First, Microsoft was among the companies included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), a set…


Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Data Centers

Microsoft’s Global Foundation Services group run our global data centers. As part of their work building out data centers around the world to support the growth of online services they are at the vanguard of designing large-scale facilities that are good for both the business and the environment. They’ve published their Top Ten Best Business…


Employee Philanthropist Spotlight: Peli de Halleux & Chris Mitchell

As part of our celebrations for the 30th anniversary of the Microsoft employee giving campaign which takes place in October, we’re sharing some stories of how Microsoft employees are giving back and what volunteering or giving means to them. Recently, we featured Erin and her work with Global Give Back Circle. Now, we’d like you…


Employee Philanthropist Spotlight: Erin Zuehlsdorff

Last year Microsoft employees across the United States raised $100.5 million for nonprofit organizations around the world. While the total value is great, what’s more impressive is the stories of the 35,500 people inside Microsoft who made it happen. Over the coming months we’re hoping to share some of their stories, shine a light on…


Connecting Asia’s Unconnected - an affordable and innovative approach

By Frank McCosker, General Manager, Global Strategic Accounts, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft Providing universal Internet connectivity, at broadband speed, is increasingly important for fostering economic and social development in Asia. That is why, this week at the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Annual Meeting in the Philippines, the ADB NGO Center, in partnership with Microsoft and…


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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