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Microsoft YouthSpark will match your donations on Giving Tuesday

The Holiday Season is upon us, and this is the time of the year where everyone celebrates the spirit of sharing by spreading joy and happiness, including the corporate world. Giving Tuesday, as we know, is celebrated by various organizations, […]

Microsoft averages $2 million a day in software donations

Year 2013 has been a remarkable year for Microsoft. The software giant initiated dozens of amazing programs all aimed at helping people and their businesses around the globe. Documenting all of this, and how well it all went, Microsoft has […]

Microsoft announces a donation of $150,000 to support Fuel the Ambition campaign

Microsoft, the software giant has always been committed to serve the needs of Youth in communities worldwide. Being a good corporate citizen Microsoft has recently announced a donation of $150,000 to support the “Fuel the Ambition” campaign. The Redmond-based software giant […]

Opera to donate INR 5 to Indian charity for every Opera Mini downloaded

Opera has launched a social initiative in India, where it has pledged to donate INR 5 for every Opera Mini browser downloaded, during the next three months. This initiative has been named “Smile with Opera Mini” and has been launched […]

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Reputation Institute Ranks Microsoft #1 for Corporate Social Responsibility

The Reputation Institute is one of the leading reputation management consultancy firms in the world. Founded in 1997, they operate in 30 countries and provide reputation consulting to enable corporates to achieve their objectives. Every year, they release a report naming […]

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2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report released

Microsoft today released its 2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report. The 2010 Microsoft Citizenship Report offers insight on the company’s approach and outlook on economic, social, and environmental issues, as well as reporting on progress.

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The Giving Pledge, a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation initiative

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched an initiative “The Giving Pledge” where around 40 of the richest people in the world have come together and pledged to donate a  majority of their inheritance to charitable foundations.

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Give with Bing : Search & Raise money for Sport Relief

Search with Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft, and for every 10 qualifying searches you do, Microsoft will donate 5p to Sport Relief, a registered charity and an initiative of Comic Relief.

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Microsoft launches H1N1 Swine Flu Response Center

With the current H1N1 flu (swine flu) pandemic under way, many public health officials are concerned that critical healthcare resources could be stretched thin as people flood hospital emergency departments and physicians’ offices to determine whether they have the illness.