Citizenship awards

Honors and accolades

Organizations around the world consistently recognize Microsoft as one of the leading global corporate citizens.

  • 2014 CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine (Microsoft named among top 5)
  • 2014 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For (for 16th consecutive year since the list began in 1998)
  • 2014 Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index – 100% rating for 9th consecutive year
  • 2013 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute
  • 2013 World’s Most Ethical Companies, The Ethisphere Institute, New York
  • 2013 NYSE Euronext Vigeo US 50 Index (50 most advanced U.S. companies on Environmental, Social, and Governance performance)
  • 2013 NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index (QCRD)
  • 2013 FTSE4Good Index Series
  • 2013 Ethibel EXCELLENCE Investment Register
  • 2013 EPA Green Power Partnership Award – (Microsoft ranks 2nd on Top 50 List)
  • 2013 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
  • 2013 CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine
  • 2013 Climate Performance Leadership Index (The Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 CPLI)
  • 2012 World’s Best Multinational Workplaces by the Great Place to Work Institute
  • 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies, The Ethisphere Institute, New York
  • 2012 Sustainability Leadership Report, Brandlogic & CRD Analytics (“Leader” ranking among most prominent 100 global brands)
  • 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings – Global Companies
  • 2012 Newsweek Green Rankings – 500 U.S. Companies
  • 2012 NASDAQ OMX CRD Global Sustainability Index (QCRD)
  • 2012 FTSE4Good Index Series
  • 2012 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (The Carbon Disclosure Project Global 500 CDLI)
  • 2012 EPA Green Power Partnership Award – (Microsoft ranks 3rd on Top 50 List)
  • 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index
  • 2012 CR’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens, Corporate Responsibility Magazine (Microsoft named among top 3)
  • 2012 Climate Counts (Microsoft ranked among top 30 leading global companies for climate impact reduction)
  • 2012 Burson-Marsteller’s Global Corporate Reputation Index Top 25