Microsoft and its industry partners help government better serve citizens, providing familiar, easy-to-use software that seamlessly and securely connects people, information and systems. Solutions built on Microsoft technology help government leaders bridge the gap between their current reality and the improvements they seek. Often governments already own this technology and the workforce uses it, which allows governments to save time and money implementing mission-critical solutions.

Corporate Citizenship

The Microsoft Corporate Citizenship strategy supports the company mission to enable people and businesses throughout the world to realize their full potential.

We believe that technology can do amazing things for all people who have access to it. It can empower individuals and communities, strengthen economies, and solve many of the challenges facing society. Through Microsoft Unlimited Potential and other efforts, we are working to make technology more relevant, accessible, and affordable for people everywhere.

Microsoft is committed to responsible business practices-from reducing our environmental footprint to competing responsibly in the global marketplace. Our work in this area affects our public policy, corporate governance, sourcing, and employee diversity and wellbeing, as well as efforts to promote a safe and secure online environment.

Read more in Microsoft's 2010 Corporate Citizenship Report.

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Microsoft's Commitment to State and Local Government: With solutions that can be rapidly deployed across enterprises of any size and using any device, Microsoft delivers complete, end-to-end interoperable government solutions for civilian and defense agencies -- and across industries as diverse as healthcare, homeland security and justice and public safety. Visit Microsoft online at

The most widely used software in the world is now made for the cloud: Twenty million businesses and over a billion people use Microsoft cloud services. We and our partners are committed to delivering a broad set of enterprise-ready products and services that build on what you already know. We're all in.