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microsoft

microsoft

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computers, publishing, software, video games

From microsoft's site: "Microsoft has a long history of community engagement, and this has led to many community partnerships around the world. Through monetary grants, software and curriculum donations, technology solutions, and employee volunteer hours, we support projects and organizations that are making a difference."

tags: computers, publishing, software, video games, research, development, hardware, gaming consoles

microsoft's Ratings Summary ?

rating name organization list type status
Guide To Greener Electronics V14 greenpeace score 2.4/10
Brand Emissions Leaders haymarket group member
Greenpeace Cool IT Challenge Round 2 greenpeace score 23/100
CSR Index 2009 boston college center for corporate citizenship rank #2 of 50
Guide to Greener Electronics v13 greenpeace score 2.7/10
Working Mother Best Companies 2009 working mother magazine group member
Guide to Greener Electronics v12 greenpeace score 2.5/10
Greenpeace Cool IT Challenge Round 1 greenpeace score 7/100
Top Green-IT Organizations computerworld rank #4 of 12
Green Brand Perceptions greenfactor score 0.21/1
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*companies with at least 20 votes ,†companies with at least 100 votes

microsoft's Article Breakdown (81 unique articles) ?

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Articles about Microsoft ?

Microsoft Citizenship Report: Data Centers Consume 50% Less Energy

From environmentalleader.com (verified), October 24, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

Microsoft has opened new data centers that consume 50 percent less energy than those built three years ago, according to the company’s 2010 Citizenship Report. In FY2011, the software giant is working to reduce the power use effectiveness (PUE)...

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Microsoft Opens Up About Windows 7 Energy Savings

From businessgreen.com (verified), August 26, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft has revealed that it is working on a major project with Reading University designed to highlight the energy savings that companies can realise by switching to its latest Windows 7 operating system.

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Microsoft Launches First Gadget For Hohm

From earth2tech.com (verified), July 27, 2010

Resource Management

The collaboration between Microsoft and Blue Line has produced the first Hohm-compatible energy device, in the form of a Wi-Fi gateway that can connect Blue Line’s energy dashboard and meter sensor to Microsoft’s Hohm service.

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Microsoft App Reduces PC Energy Use Up To 80 Percent

From environmentalleader.com (verified), June 14, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft has created a new application with the potential to reduce energy use by personal computers by up to 80 percent, according to a report in PC World. According to the report, which cited a Microsoft study of the application titled “Slee...

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Microsoft Looks To Peer Pressure For Energy Tool Hohm

From earth2tech.com (verified), May 26, 2010

Resource Management

Shame, guilt, and embarrassment are always good tools to change people’s behavior. This morning Microsoft added a “score” functionality to its energy management tool Hohm, which gives a Hohm score to every address entered based on h...

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Sustainability Faceoff: Microsoft Vs. Apple

From fastcompany.com (verified), May 25, 2010

Mission & Values, Resource Management

It's tough to pick a winner for this faceoff, mostly because Apple does seem to be making major strides--it just won't set specific goals. But until it does, Microsoft will remain the victor.

in this article: microsoft, apple

HP, Microsoft Among Winners Of Green Enterprise Awards

From environmentalleader.com (verified), May 19, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft won in the Audacious Idea category for its strategy for data center efficiency. Hewlett-Packard won the Data Center Design award for its Wynyard data center, which uses rainwater collection and recycled materials to reduce energy demands.

in this article: microsoft, hewlett-packard

3 Ways Microsoft Hohm Trumps Google PowerMeter In Vision, Clarity

From venturebeat.com (verified), April 29, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft and Google went head to head in the energy-monitoring arena today at GigaOm’s Green:Net conference in San Francisco — with Microsoft clearly coming out on top. Troy Batterberry, representing the company’s Hohm platform, ta...

in this article: microsoft, google

Microsoft Joins With Dell To Tackle E-waste On Earth Day

From venturebeat.com (verified), April 22, 2010

Resource Management

Microsoft and Dell are joining an existing recycling program run by Goodwill Industries International, the same organization that collects used clothing and furniture to sell at a discount to communities that need them. Since 2004, it has also accept...

in this article: dell, microsoft

Microsoft Supplier Uses Child Workers And Pays Them $0.65 Per Hour

From businessinsider.com (verified), April 18, 2010

Worker Treatment

Microsoft is getting hammered by the National Labor Committee over the working conditions at the factory of one its suppliers in China, called KYE. NLC alleges that KYE pays workers -- some of them children -- $.65 per hour to work 16.5 hour days.

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