Microsoft citizenship "Accelerator Summit" - Accelerating change on social and economic issues

On May 20, Microsoft hosted its first citizenship “Accelerator Summit,” a day of open discussion on corporate citizenship efforts. The conversation was based on how technology and partnerships can accelerate change on social and economic issues, and included a variety of different sessions related to workforce development, education, environment, online safety, and role of technology […]

On May 20, Microsoft hosted its first citizenship “Accelerator Summit,” a day of open discussion on corporate citizenship efforts. The conversation was based on how technology and partnerships can accelerate change on social and economic issues, and included a variety of different sessions related to workforce development, education, environment, online safety, and role of technology in non-profit community – attended by government and nongovernmental partners, academics, journalists and bloggers. At Microsoft we appreciate we’ve a responsibility to take on big challenges that can help society. We ground our programs in areas where we’ve expertise & resources. We’re at our best when we work with others to unleash social innovation – as Steve Ballmer commented, “our network of partners have a multiplier effect on our ability to make a difference. We have incredible partners”, writes Pamela Passman.

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