Microsoft Corporate Citizenship: Materials

Microsoft Software & Systems Academy

The Microsoft Software & Systems Academy: A bridge from one great career to another
Nov. 04, 2013
Official Microsoft Blog

Giving at Microsoft

Raising the Next Billion for Nonprofits with Enhanced Microsoft Employee Giving Program
Oct. 30, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog

Microsoft Employee Giving: October Magic
Oct. 04, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog

One Billion and Counting…
Feb. 20, 2013
Microsoft on the Issues Blog

Microsoft Employees Raise $1 Billion for Local Communities
Oct. 18, 2012

A Billion Ways to Make a Difference
Oct. 18, 2012
Official Microsoft Blog

Annual Citizenship Report

2013 Microsoft Citizenship Report Now Available
Oct. 07, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog

Office 365 for Nonprofits

Office 365 for Nonprofits: Helping Nonprofits Do More Good … Now in More Places!
Nov. 21, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog

Office 365 Donation: Helping Nonprofits Do More Good
Sept. 10, 2013
Microsoft Corporate Citizenship Blog

Microsoft launches worldwide Office 365 donation program for nonprofits
Sept. 10, 2013

International Youth Foundation Study

Microsoft Spotlights Opportunity Divide for Youth
March 27, 2012
New report from the International Youth Foundation outlines actions to better prepare the 1.2 billion global youth entering the 21st century workforce.

Report Captures Picture of Global Opportunity Divide for Largest Youth Population in History
March 27, 2012
Youths echo findings from International Youth Foundation report, which urges actions to help young people succeed.

Opportunity for Youth Infographic
March 27, 2012
A visual interpretation of the International Youth Foundation’s Opportunity for Youth report commissioned by Microsoft.

Creating Opportunity for Youth (YouTube)
March 27, 2012
Microsoft believes it’s vital that we focus on preparing the next generation of leaders, entrepreneurs and innovators who will be responsible for our future economic and social success.

Putting a Spotlight on the Opportunity for Youth Around the World
March 27, 2012
Corporate Citizenship Blog

Unlimited Potential Press Materials

Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants Awarded to Students to Help Create Businesses and Nonprofits Aimed at Global Change
Jan. 27, 2012
Students from Croatia, Ecuador, Jordan and the United States receive funding and other support in the first year of the Microsoft Imagine Cup Grants program.

Microsoft Releases National Survey Findings on How to Inspire the Next Generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers
Sept. 07, 2011
New survey among college students and parents of K–12 students provides implications for nurturing interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

STEM Perception Report
Sept. 07, 2011
.pdf file, 1.3 MB

What do parents and students think of STEM education?
Sept. 07, 2011
Microsoft Unlimited Potential Blog

Creative Kids Win Kodu Video Game Design Competition
June 13, 2011
On Monday, Microsoft announced the winners of its first U.S.-based Kodu Cup, a competition for young video game designers. The entries were created with Kodu, a kid-friendly programming language developed by Microsoft Research’s Future Social Experiences (FUSE) Labs.

Calling All Kids: Microsoft Opens Kodu Cup Video Game Design Competition
March 16, 2011
Microsoft launches Kodu Game Lab software to help kids express creativity and learn skills needed for future jobs in science, technology, engineering and math.

Kodu Cup Fact Sheet
March 16, 2011
.docx file, 267 kb

Speech Transcripts

Lisa Brummel: We Day Seattle 2014
March 21, 2014
Remarks by Lisa Brummel, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Seattle, Wash.

Brad Smith and Erskine Bowles: Microsoft Employee Town Hall
Dec. 07, 2012
Remarks by Brad Smith, General Counsel and Executive Vice President, and Erskine Bowles, Co-Founder, Fix the Debt, Redmond, Wash.

Brad Smith: Next Steps for Washington’s International Competitiveness
Nov. 12, 2012
Remarks by Brad Smith, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Legal and Corporate Affairs, at the Washington Council on International Trade, Seattle, Wash., Nov. 12, 2012

Brad Smith and Steve Ballmer: Microsoft Citizenship YouthSpark Initiative Launch
Sept. 20, 2012

Infographics

“Our Future Demands STEM”
A visual representation of the STEM Survey findings plus a few interesting facts about STEM employment and job potential.

Citizenship Press Materials

Microsoft Alumni Foundation Announces 2012 Award Winners at Fourth Annual Celebration Event, Featuring Speakers Jennifer Garner and Mark Shriver
Oct. 02, 2012
Three nonprofit leaders receive $25,000 grants and recognition for their organizations

Microsoft Employees Give Back in Record Fashion
Feb. 08, 2012
Microsoft’s U.S.-based employees helped raise over US$100 million for thousands of nonprofits during the 2011 Microsoft Giving Campaign, the largest total in company history.

Microsoft Employees Raise Record-Breaking $100 Million for Nonprofits in 2011
Feb. 08, 2012
Microsoft announces the largest year of employee giving in the company’s history.

Microsoft to Require Annual Sustainability Reporting by Vendors
Oct. 13, 2011
Program stems from conversations with New York City Comptroller John C. Liu’s office on behalf of the New York City Pension Funds.

Microsoft Releases National Survey Findings on How to Inspire the Next Generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers
Sept. 07, 2011
New survey among college students and parents of K–12 students provides implications for nurturing interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers.

STEM Perceptions: Student & Parent Study
Sept. 07, 2011
Parents and Students Weigh in on How to Inspire the Next Generation of Doctors, Scientists, Software Developers and Engineers. (.pdf file, 1338 kb)

Microsoft Broadens Global Software Donation Program to Reach More Nonprofits and Communities
July 27, 2011
Updated program expands eligibility and access to technology.

Microsoft Announces Free Accessibility Tools and Training for Developers
March 17, 2011
Online training and resources can help corporations, governments and NGOs worldwide make their technology products and services more accessible to people with disabilities.

Technology Helping Haiti Recover
Jan. 11, 2011
One year after the devastating earthquake, Haitians embrace technology donated to help rebuild education and infrastructure.

New Research Shows Students Not Getting the Right Skills for Work and Life
Jan. 09, 2011
Innovative Teaching and Learning Research expands to include new countries, and Microsoft Partners in Learning provides a new tool to allow any school to measure its success in teaching 21st century skills.

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