Microsoft is committed to empowering sustainable development for everyone, and ensuring everyone has access to the benefits technology provides and the opportunities it creates.
We believe in the power of technology to drive a positive business and societal impact, enabling a range of economic and social opportunities around the world. With this understanding, we have embraced our shared responsibility with the private, public, and civic sectors to accelerate progress and lead towards sustainable development. Our partnerships and investments with the United Nations and other nonprofits around the world are testimony to the role we play in advancing an agenda of inclusion that contributes towards achieving the 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.
Our mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more aligns strongly to the UN SDGs. We demonstrate this commitment through our products and solutions, our responsible business practices, our programs, our policy and advocacy work and our philanthropic investments.
We see opportunities in how we do business and how we use technology to address some of the world’s greatest challenges. We are committed to leading responsible business practices as the foundation of how we work and we seek ways to scale the impact of our efforts around humanitarian initiatives. To this end, we committed to driving education, digital skills, work, and livelihood opportunities for refugee or displaced youth, ensuring gender and accessibility inclusion, as well as leading environmental initiatives.