Technology is a powerful force for good
At Microsoft, we're working to foster a sustainable future where everyone has access to the benefits and opportunities created by technology.
Our approach, policies, and practices
There is an opportunity and an obligation to help address the issues facing this world, and this belief is reflected in our approach, policies, and practices across the following focus areas.
Privacy & cybersecurity
We recognize privacy as a fundamental human right. We work to preserve our customers' ability to control their data and make informed choices to protect their privacy.
Skills & employability
We're working hard to ensure that everyone has the skill requirements and opportunities to participate in the benefits that technology can bring across every employment sector.
From operations to product design, to partnerships to policy, sustainability informs everything we do. We are committed to harnessing the power of technology to build a more sustainable future.
We believe in a future where every person has access to skills, knowledge, and opportunity to achieve more. Microsoft Philanthropies supports a variety of programs and partners that are working to improve access for everyone.
Our commitment to accessibility
There are no limits to what people can achieve when technology reflects the diversity of everyone. That's why our products and services are designed for people of all abilities.
The promise and peril of the digital age
Tools and Weapons by Microsoft President Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne takes readers on a narrative journey from the cockpit of the world’s biggest tech companies, and lays out a path forward on some of the thorniest issues of our time.
AI for Good
Providing technology, resources, and expertise to empower those working to solve humanitarian issues, preserve cultural heritage, and create a more sustainable and accessible world.
Taking the extra steps
Through partnerships, commitments, and policies, we aim to extend a positive impact from within our organization to the world beyond.
Our TechSpark program creates local partnerships to ensure that everyone can benefit from the digital economy, especially in communities where opportunities have been out of reach.
Microsoft aspires to leadership in business and human rights and works to serve as a catalyst for human rights action by others—in the technology sector and beyond.
As part of our commitment to making broadband access a reality for communities around the world, we partner with equipment makers, internet and energy access providers, and local entrepreneurs to provide affordable access.
At Microsoft, we strive to create a respectful, rewarding, diverse, and inclusive work environment that enables our employees to create products and services that help others achieve more.