Microsoft Ranked #1 in Best Corporate Social Responsibility Programs, Continues Dedication to Citizens and Communities

Who doesn’t like to get an award? Microsoft was recently named number one in Corporate Social Responsibility by the Reputation Institute for our philanthropy efforts. While this award is a wonderful validation, there is something much more important than recognition:  the people and communities who benefit from the employees who take their time to give…

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Move Over Black Friday and Cyber Monday! Microsoft Celebrates "Giving Tuesday"

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are all about buying. “Giving Tuesday” is all about giving. Based on the idea that there is one day for giving thanks and two for getting deals, New York’s 92nd Street Y partnered with the United Nations Foundation to create Giving Tuesday, which takes place the Tuesday after Thanksgiving.  Microsoft…

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Microsoft Employee Gives Back to the Minneapolis Community

Many of us can feel overwhelmed balancing our work and personal schedules. The same cannot be said for Mary Mathiowetz.  In addition to serving as Microsoft’s Operations and Community Manager in Minneapolis, Mathiowetz has taken on another role: leader in the local Minneapolis community. Mathiowetz is involved with a variety of philanthropic organizations throughout the…

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Bing Partners with Anti-Bullying Documentary “Bully”

Just in this year alone, more than 13 million kids in the U.S. reported being bullied and each month 3 million-plus students have intentionally missed school because they felt unsafe. The shocking truth is bullying affects millions of kids every single day. These startling statistics are the reason Lee Hirsch and The Weinstein Company created…

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General Mills Supports Gluten-Free Fans with Microsoft Technology

Celiac disease, also known as an intolerance to gluten proteins found in certain grains, impacts approximately 3 million Americans. To put this number in prospective, the number of Americans living with this disorder could fill the Minnesota Twin’s home field, Target Field, nearly 75 times! To assist the large majority of people facing Celiac disease,…

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