Our approach to resourcing

Our daily interactions with thousands of suppliers around the globe are matters of both great responsibility and opportunity. These partnerships help establish environmental policies and make our supply chain more sustainable. Our Supplier Code of Conduct establishes the fundamental principles of ethical and sustainable business we expect from every supplier with whom we work. We’re also committed to addressing the complex social and environmental issues involved in the production and sourcing of raw materials. We demand high ethical standards in our own operations and take continuous action to reduce the risk of materials from conflict areas from entering our process.

Since 2005, Microsoft has operated an industry-leading Social and Environmental Accountability (SEA) program:

Specific substances, materials, and compliance

We are proud of our commitment to sustainability