Microsoft's Corporate Social Responsibility And The Initiatives

1030 Words Apr 27th, 2016 5 Pages
Microsoft has been a dominant player in the technology industry for a long time now. This paper will tackle different aspects of Microsoft’s corporate social responsibility and the initiatives. When people think about corporate social responsibility, companies like Disney, Toms shoes, and many more come to mind. Everyone thinks of Microsoft when it comes to top of the line softwares, but very few are familiar with how Microsoft has been creating social value.
According to the 2015 Global CSR RepTrak 100 report Microsoft has been ranked number 4 in the world for its CSR reputation. Corporate social responsibility does not merely mean protecting the environment but also its constituents. We live in a world where there is more at stake and more that require protection than environmental pollution. Microsoft proves to be a company that cares about the environment and its people. Microsoft issues an annual citizenship report that lists the initiatives the company has taken, their outcomes and future expectations. The report complies with a detailed set of guidelines that fall under UN Guiding Principles Reporting Framework and the G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. CSR reputation of the company.
Brief Description of Microsoft’s CSR Initiatives:
The 2015 Microsoft Citizenship reports, published in October, emphasizes various activities undertaken and goals established by the company.
Ethical Business Conduct & Governance
The main goal that Microsoft aims to achieve through…
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