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Sustainability Performance Benchmark for Microsoft Corporation

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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Microsoft Corporation and the 304 companies in the Software and Internet industry.  Microsoft’s overall rating is now 65 according to their CSRHub page.[csrhubwidget company="Microsoft-Corporation" size="650x100" hash="c9c0f7"]
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The average rating for the other companies in the Software and Internet industry maintained a rating of 55.  This has allowed Microsoft to move up fourteen points to 6th place on the list, using the CSRHub average user profile. Also see information about Microsoft at their CSRHub page here.

Microsoft has a particularly strong score in the Employees area of 77.  This is due to a high score in Compensation and Benefits of 82 —well above the average for this industry of 57.  The area with the greatest opportunity for improvement for Microsoft is the Transparency & Reporting subcategory.  Here, Microsoft gets a 50 —below the average for this industry which is 48.

See Microsoft Corporation’s Corporate Social Responsibility website, here.

CSRHub ratings are on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the highest. To see more on how CSRHub creates a score and the CSRHub rating rules, visit here.

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Published by CSRHub Blogging July 3, 2014