At Microsoft, we are passionate about the role of powerfully transformative technology and the benefits it represents for our partners, shared customers and society as a whole. But we’re equally conscious of the impact that large-scale industrial change can bring. We believe the nations that will prosper are the ones who adopt technologies in a deep and ethical way and ensure everyone possesses the right skills and opportunity to make the most of what lies ahead.

If you work for one of the many UK-based Microsoft partner organisations, you likely share our technology vision and commitment to customers. As well as our belief in the role technology can play in addressing broader societal challenges.

That's why we created the Partner Pledge which focuses on the following five critical goal:

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Digital Skills

Helping the UK prepare for the challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution through Microsoft's Digital Skills programme.

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Joining our efforts to create more apprenticeships in the UK.

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Improving the diversity of the UK technology workforce through the Tech Talent Charter.

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Responsible and Ethical AI

Ensuring Artificial Intelligence is developed and implemented in responsible and ethical ways, as we set out in AI for good and Future Computed.

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Our commitment to sustainability and reducing your carbon footprint.

Sign the Partner Pledge

We believe these priorities are not just the right thing to do but also make strong business sense. If you agree and share our vision and passion, we invite you to sign the Partner Pledge and work with us to help the UK thrive in this exciting new future. To confirm your pledge please download the document and, once signed, please email us a copy.

Once you have signed the Pledge you will be invited to a community forum, have access to a resource guide, receive discount off the IAMCP membership and be sent a badge to display on your website and socials. You will also be eligible for Partner Pledge awards including supporting promotional marketing materials.

Thank you

We now have over 200 signatures, we would like to express a big thank you to all the partners who have signed the Partner Pledge.