Each day we are entrusted with Microsoft assets and resources. We are committed to using them responsibly and not for our personal benefit. We act in Microsoft’s best interests, and with honesty and integrity. We avoid self-dealing and actual or perceived conflicts of interest.
We act in the best interests of Microsoft and exercise sound judgment unclouded by personal interests or divided loyalties.
We avoid the appearance, as well as a reality, of a conflict of interest.
You are expected to disclose conflict of interest situations and seek guidance where necessary from your manager or Human Resources Business Partner.
We exercise good stewardship over and spend Microsoft’s funds in a responsible manner.
We wisely use and protect the assets of the company, including property (both physical and intellectual), supplies, consumables, and equipment. We use these assets exclusively for Microsoft’s business purposes.
We establish and maintain clear, honest, and open communications; listen carefully; and build our relationships on trust, respect, and mutual understanding. We apply standards of full, fair, accurate, timely, and understandable disclosure in reports and documents that are filed or submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as in other public communications. We are accountable and responsive to the needs of our customers, consumers, and partners and take our commitments to them seriously. Our advertising, sales, and promotional literature seeks to be truthful, accurate, and free from false claims.
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