Three years ago, I wrote about my family’s experience with the ground-breaking Xbox 360 Kinect. Despite all the issues outlined, we love it – it’s given us countless hours of fun as a family and with friends. We also have expended a lot of calories because of it.
Conflict minerals should play a role in your holiday shopping decisions
This holiday season when all the little girls and boys are filling out their lists with an upgrade to their gaming systems, there really are only two choices, the Sony Playstation 4 and the Microsoft Xbox One.
The report showcases the company's performance in the areas of working responsibly and serving communities around the world
November 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The 2013 Citizenship Report showcases Microsoft’s performance in the areas of working responsibly and serving communities around the world. The Citizenship Report provides a view into goals, progress and next steps in key areas including philanthropy, diversity, environmental commitments, and human rights.
BOSTON, October 25, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Starting this week, the Climate Declaration’s message that “tackling climate change is America’s greatest economic opportunity of the 21st century” will be showcased on the CBS Jumbotron on 42nd street in New York City’s Times Square for the next three months.
Former Microsoft employees recognized for extraordinary leadership in philanthropy
BELLEVUE, Wash., October 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ — The Microsoft Alumni Foundation today announced five finalists for its fifth annual Integral Fellows Awards, a program created in 2009 to recognize and reward the exemplary nonprofit work of former Microsoft employees.
New Recycling at Work Website Offers Pledge-Takers Recycling Bin Discounts, Online Tools
STAMFORD, Conn., Sept. 26, 2013 /3BL Media/ -- Keep America Beautiful’s Recycling at Work initiative, designed to encourage businesses, organizations and institutions around the country to pledge to increase workplace recycling, has launched a new website (RecyclingatWork.org) that features a host of tools and resources, including recycling bin discounts.
Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti & Acer America Corporation join hundreds of companies in seeking strong climate and clean energy policies in Washington
BOSTON, Sept 19, 2013 /3BL Media/ – Business calls for strong climate change action are getting louder. Today, a half-dozen leading global companies with more than 100,000 employees, including Microsoft, Owens Corning, Diageo, Thornton Tomasetti, and Acer America Corporation joined hundreds of other U.S. businesses in signing the Climate Declaration, which calls on federal policymakers to seize the economic opportunity of addressing climate change.
Interview with James Rooney, Program Manager for the Technology for Good Program at the Microsoft Corporation, at the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City. James describes the Client Summit as a great opportunity for himself and Microsoft to learn and share best practices from others in the "VolunteerMatch family."
James also talks about the newest partnership between VolunteerMatch and Microsoft on the HelpBridge mobile app for disaster preparedness and response.
At the 2013 VolunteerMatch Client Summit in New York City we welcomed a handful of experts and thought leaders in the fields of CSR and employee engagement to hold “Best Practice Café” sessions with our client attendees.