Awards and recognition
Microsoft is honored to have received positive recognition for our work in corporate social responsibility.
JUST Capital's Top Ten Companies For Workers
In 2018, Microsoft earned the number 2 spot on this list which recognizes companies that have demonstrated their commitment to provide excellent support to their workforce.Learn more
Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index
In 2018, Microsoft ranked second overall on the Ranking Digital Rights Corporate Accountability Index.
FTSE Russell (FTSE4Good Index)
In 2018, Microsoft was included in the FTSE4Good Index, an equity index series designed to facilitate investment in companies that meet globally recognized corporate responsibility standards.Learn more
Vigeo-Eiris (Euronext Index)
In 2018, Vigeo Eiris included Microsoft in the Euronext World 120 and Euronext US 50 indexes. Vigeo Eiris measures the risks and performances of companies in 41 sectors on 38 ESG issues.Learn more
100 Best Corporate Citizens
Microsoft ranked first on the 2018 Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The list recognizes standout environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performances from public companies across the United States.Learn more
ISS Environmental and Social QualityScore
In 2018, Microsoft received a #1 rating for both Environment and Social scores within the ISS E&S QualityScore which measures corporate performance on over 200 factors.Learn more
Global CSR RepTrak 100
In 2018, Microsoft ranks sixth among the top 100 companies in the world with the best CSR reputations.Learn more
The Just 100
In 2017, Microsoft was ranked fourth on Just Capital’s list of “America’s Best Corporate Citizens” and was ranked first among companies within the software industry for the second year in a row.Learn more
CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project)
For the fourth year in a row, the Carbon Disclosure Project included Microsoft in its Climate A List for climate performance leadership.Learn more
Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equality Index™
Microsoft received a 100% rating on the HRC Corporate Equality Index™ for the eleventh consecutive year and a distinction for “Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality.”Learn more
CPA-Zicklin Index of Corporate Political Disclosure and Accountability
In 2018, the CPA-Zicklin Index named Microsoft as a “Trendsetter” among the S&P 500 for our leadership in political disclosure and accountability.Learn more
RobecoSAM (Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes)
As of 2018, Microsoft was named in the DJSI World and North America indexes. We celebrated our tenth year on the North America Index and ninth consecutive year on the World Index.Learn more
MSCI ESG Ratings
In 2017, MSCI Ratings awarded Microsoft a AAA rating—the highest rating available to organization. MSCI Ratings provides institutional investors with a more comprehensive ESG integration solution.Learn more
Sustainalytics Company ESG Reports
In 2017, Microsoft received an “Outperformer” rating from Sustainalytics, an independent global ESG and corporate governance research, ratings, and analysis firm.Learn more
In 2018, Ethisphere Institute ranked Microsoft among the world's most ethical companies for the eighth year in a row.
In 2018, Microsoft received Gold recognition thereby placing the company in the top five percent of performers evaluated by EcoVadis.
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