The Purpose Mindset
How Microsoft Inspires Employees & Alumni to Change the World
HarperCollins Leadership, 2020
Current and former employees of Microsoft embrace volunteering and donating to charity.
Volunteering and donating to charity are integral to Microsoft’s corporate culture. Akhtar Badshah, who led its philanthropy programs, reports here on employee and alumni charitable projects. He discusses notable Microsoft philanthropists and their projects, including microvolunteering events on Microsoft’s campus,delivering children’s books to developing countries, allowing payroll deductions for charity, and creating campaigns to tackle larger issues, such as racial and social justice. His heartwarming and inspiring stories provide a solid model of corporate social responsibility.
About the Author
Head of Microsoft’s philanthropy program from 2004 to 2014, Akhtar Badshah chairs the Board of Global Washington and is on the boards of the Microsoft Alumni Network and The IndUS Entrepreneurs, Seattle chapter.
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