Citizenship Reporting

We follow strict policies and regularly report our activities to assure that we are a good corporate citizen.

Citizenship at Microsoft: Our mission of helping people realize their full potential influences the way we conduct business, evaluate success, and give back to the community.

Overview

We recognize that we have an important responsibility to respect human rights and the principles of free expression and privacy. To ensure we meet our commitments and responsibilities, we regularly review and update our relevant policies, processes and management systems. As part of that review – and commitment to transparency – we regular report on our citizenship activities. Please find below reports from and about the work of Microsoft Citizenship.

 Law Enforcement Request Report

Law Enforcement Request Report

We believe it is important for the public to have access to information about law enforcement access to customer data, particularly as customers are increasingly using technology to communicate and store private information.

GRI Index and additional reporting

Global Reporting Initiative Index

The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) provides the leading framework for corporate sustainability reporting based on input from a wide range of civil society organizations, labor, businesses, academics, and other experts.

Political Engagement Reporting

Political Engagement Reporting

Corporate participation in the public policy process is important and essential to enhancing shareholder value and fundamental to free and democratic societies. Our reporting ensures our participation is transparent and appropriate.

2012 Citizenship Report

Citizenship Report

As part of Microsoft's global Citizenship initiative, the report covers Microsoft non-financial performance and impact across our global operations.

Microsoft Hardware Suppliers

Microsoft Hardware Suppliers

Our top 100 production suppliers for commercially available hardware products.

OneReport

Microsoft Conflict Minerals Report

This report covers activities of all of Microsoft majority-owned subsidiaries and variable interest entities that are subject to Microsoft.

Carbon Disclosure Project

Carbon Disclosure Project

Microsoft’s detailed disclosure on our Environmental Impact.

United Nations Global Compact

United Nations Global Compact

See Microsoft’s annual Communication of Progress reports as a UN Global Compact signatory.

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Human rights

Human rights

Our commitment to respect fundamental rights reflects our company mission to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.

Responsible sourcing

Responsible sourcing

We have thousands of suppliers around the world who are critical to our business success. As such, we uphold them to the same high standards of Citizenship that we maintain internally.

Environmental sustainability

Environmental sustainability

We act decisively to reduce our carbon footprint, and actively seek ways for our business to operate more efficiently and sustainably.