2019 Impact at a glance

26 million

People around the world connected with tools, best practices and guidance for GDPR compliance.

67 countries

358 companies and 139 international and civil society organizations mobilized to join The Paris Peace Call for Trust and Security in Cyberspace.

$125 million

Over five years committed to using artificial intelligence to tackle some of society’s biggest challenges.

40 million

Unserved and underserved people around the globe to be connected with high speed internet access by 2022 through a new international track of our Airband Initiative.

$1.5 billion

In donated or discounted software and services via Microsoft Philanthropies and$170 million (including company match) through our employee giving program to support nonprofits in local communities around the world.


Increase in the number of female corporate vice presidents.


Reduction in operational emissions to be achieved by 2030, achieving the Paris Accord targets two decades early.


Renewable energy for powering our datacenters to be achieved by the end of this year, with 70 percent achieved within the next four years.

Our policies and practices

We work to apply technology to empower people, strengthen communities, and protect our planet. These practices and policies reflect our commitment to making a positive impact worldwide.

Key reporting resources

We place a premium on transparency and embrace our digital world to share both year-end and year-round updates.

Digital trust reports

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