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Microsoft Offers Grants to Organizations Working to Improve Affordable Internet Access

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REDMOND, Wash., December. 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ — On Thursday, Microsoft Corp. renewed its Affordable Access Initiative grant fund for a second year. The fund assists companies working to bring internet access and new technologies, services and models to underserved markets. The application process is now open for a new set of partners.

Social Innovation Summit Gathers Leading Decision-Makers to Catalyze Dynamic Partnerships That Maximize Social Impact

Speaker Highlights include executives from: Box, Uber, Pinterest, Splunk, eBay, AOL, Electronic Arts, PwC, DonorsChoose.org, The White House, Kauffman Foundation
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Redwood City, Calif., November 4, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Social Innovation Summit, an invitation-only gathering of social impact leaders and world-changers, has announced a roster of powerful voices that will anchor two days of collaborative discourse to shape a more positive future.

Microsoft Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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Microsoft’s mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

Microsoft cares deeply about achieving that mission and creating a lasting impact on the world. Across the company, Microsoft is working to apply the power of technology to ensure corporate responsibility, safeguard human rights and protect our planet. This commitment is central to why many of Microsoft’s employees come to work every day, and it impacts the type of products and services the company develop.

Bloomberg TV's The David Rubenstein Show

Peer to peer conversations
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Originally posted on Bloomberg.com 

What makes a great leader? How can leadership be developed into a force for true achievement? The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations explores successful leadership through the personal and professional choices of the most influential people in business.

Washington Diversity Council Highlights Leadership Excellence at 2016 Washington Diversity & Leadership Conference

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SEATTLE, October 20, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Washington Diversity Council will be hosting the 2016 Washington Diversity and Leadership Conference on November 17, 2016 at the Renaissance Seattle Hotel. The conference will feature multiple speakers presenting on a variety of topics. In addition, business leaders will be recognized with a series of awards highlighting their commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. This year’s theme is “Diversity: Driving Business Forward.”

Microsoft Releases 2016 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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At Microsoft, our mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

We care deeply about how we achieve that mission and our lasting impact on the world. Across the company, we are working to apply the power of technology to ensure corporate responsibility, safeguard human rights and protect our planet. This commitment is central to why many of our employees come to work every day, and it impacts the type of products and services we develop.

Powering Data Centers with Renewable Energy

By Dave Armon, 3BL Media CMO
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The typical Internet data center consumes as much electricity as a small U.S. state, Microsoft’s chief environmental strategist, Rob Bernard, told attendees at the Verge 16 sustainability conference in Silicon Valley today.

As oceans warm, lakes dry up and water systems collapse due to climate change, the tech giants enabling cloud computing are mobilizing so surfing the web doesn’t contribute to the problem.

Turning Corporate Goals into a Movement: Impact 2030 Gains Momentum

By Karla Santiago
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With the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in place, the call to action is to harness the collective action of the public and private sector to fully realize this potential.

Few groups are as well positioned to get busy on meaningful social projects than a consortium of big multinational corporations dubbed Impact 2030.  The nonprofit, which formed in 2014 in anticipation of the SDGs, strives to put company-sponsored volunteering front and center.

FOX Sports University Program Brings FOX Sports and Microsoft Together for Unique Marketing Challenge at the University of Washington

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As part of the FOX Sports University program, which gives college students across the U.S. the chance to gain hands-on experience in the sports business, FOX Sports has teamed with the Microsoft Corporation for a unique education project at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business. Upper-level marketing students will spend the semester developing new ways to use Microsoft's OneNote application to enhance the sports experience for viewers and broadcasters.

Microsoft Employees Raise a Record-Breaking $125 Million for Nonprofits in 2015

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Microsoft’s Employee Giving Program raised a record-breaking $125 million for nonprofits and schools around the world in 2015, including the company match of employee contributions. Our employees increased their support through time, money and talent by $8 million, marking the greatest year-over-year increase in our program’s history.

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