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Empowering an inclusive economy

Companies that embrace inclusion open doors for us all. Explore ways to make this vision a reality.

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Our vision

At Microsoft, we believe in the transformative power of inclusion. When we engage different perspectives, we can better challenge assumptions, expand our thinking, encourage innovation, and ultimately enrich experiences for all people.

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Build for a better world

Microsoft supports the United Nations in its effort to better our world through 17 Sustainable Development Goals. See what we’re doing to drive change for good, and learn more about how you can get involved.

Inclusion highlights

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Speak up for those who go unheard

Extroverts often have their voices heard, while quieter voices go unnoticed. See how to advocate for every voice in the room.

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Using data to help others

Learn how partner Sierra Systems helped a Canadian homeless shelter use data to alleviate poverty.

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Solution highlight: Meylah

See how this partner’s smart tourism solutions are making the world a smaller (and more easily navigable) place.

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How inclusion drives performance

Read the McKinsey report and discover how taking action on inclusion can positively impact growth and business performance.

Akari Partner of the year

Congratulations to the Diversity and Inclusion Changemaker Partner of the Year

In recognition for its innovative Akari Virtual Assistant (AVA) solution, which enables accessibility and digital inclusion using the latest Microsoft AI and machine learning services to aid organizations and the lives of users with hidden or situational disabilities, changing how people work, communicate, and access the technology and tools they need. This unique solution’s inclusive design inspires us to build solutions that empower every person to achieve more.

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Connect, engage, and collaborate with Microsoft and other partners in our online community.

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1 Vivian Hunt, Sara Prince, Sundiato Dixon-Fyle, and Lareina Yee, Delivering through Diversity (McKinsey & Company, January 2018), https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/delivering-through-diversity.