We’re committed to empowering every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more through our policies, practices & products and in our communities.

In 1975 Microsoft was an unknown software company with a single product and the promise of delivering on a new way of computing. We have since grown to become one of the largest companies in the world. As we grow, so does our responsibility to contribute positively to society on a global scale.

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Microsoft welcomes Windows 10
with $10 million gift to charity

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In our Citizenship work, we apply our technology expertise and resources to help solve societal challenges on both a global and a local scale. In our communities, we help create a better future for young people and fostering healthier, more vibrant communities worldwide. We are also committed to responsible practices in our own operations, with policies and programs that ensure we’re acting as a good corporate citizen everywhere we do business.

Citizenship at Microsoft is about serving the needs of communities and fulfilling our responsibilities to the public.

2014 World’s Most Ethical Companies
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