Respecting human rights
We aim to respect human rights in the way we do business, and to advance those rights with the power of technology.
AI for Humanitarian Action
We're harnessing the power of AI in disaster recovery, addressing the needs of children, protecting refugees, and promoting human rights.
70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration
Our reflections on the impact of technology on human rights, and looking to the future.
Class-leading due diligence
We aim to conduct best-in-class human rights impact assessments on our salient human rights actions, and emerging trends in business and human rights.
Rights-aware decision making
We're deploying an integrated approach to human rights decision-making across key aspects of Microsoft.
We use actions and public statements to demonstrate that Microsoft is an important voice, and advocate for the promotion of human rights.
We're advancing transparency in our work and promoting human rights through increased disclosure and engagement.
Using the United Nations Guiding Principles Reporting Framework, we provide detailed disclosures for each of our salient human rights issues and activities through a downloadable PDF report.
We provide transparency in our bi-annual Law Enforcement Requests Report, US National Security Orders Report, and Content Removal Requests Report.
Download the PDF to learn about the actions we’re taking to prevent modern slavery and human trafficking in our business and supply chain.
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Global Human Rights Statement
We have committed to ensuring that our employees, partners, and suppliers respect and promote human rights, and that technology plays a positive role across the globe.
We create and deliver technology that is accessible and functional for people of all abilities.
Freedom of expression and privacy
We respect peoples' right to freedom of expression and their right to freedom from arbitrary and unlawful interference with privacy online.
We provide tools and resources to protect the online safety and security of vulnerable groups.
Privacy and data security
We're incorporating privacy considerations into design and development processes, offering customers meaningful privacy choices, and responsibly collecting, managing, and using the customer data that we store.
We work to ensure that our suppliers are socially, legally, and ethically responsible—and treat the people who work for them fairly and with dignity.