Microsoft is a multinational technology corporation that is recognized for Business Expansion and Environmental in the 2022 Airport Technology Excellence Awards. During the research period, the company signed a number of notable contracts in the airport technology industry, specifically in the fields of wildlife trafficking and carbon efficiency.

A highlight for the company has been its collaboration with Heathrow Airport with the aim to combat wildlife trafficking. Using a computer algorithm developed by Microsoft, Hearthrow was able to achieve a detection rate of more than 70 percent and the project has received support from the UK Border Force and the Royal Foundation of the Duke of Cambridge.

Another highlight has been Microsoft’s partnership with Etihad Airways. The UAE-based company has tapped into the company’s AI and analytics capabilities to drive its own green ambitions.

Company Profile

Microsoft develops, licenses, and supports software products, services, and devices.

The company offers a comprehensive range of operating systems, cross-device productivity applications, server applications, software development tools, business solution applications, desktop and server management tools, video games, and training and certification services.

It also designs, manufactures and sells hardware products including PCs, tablets, gaming and entertainment consoles, and other intelligent devices.

The company provides a broad spectrum of services including cloud-based solutions, solution support, and consulting services.

Microsoft markets, distributes, and sells offerings through original equipment manufacturers, distributors, resellers, online marketplaces, Microsoft stores, and other partner channels.

The company has business presence across the Americas, Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and Africa. Microsoft is headquartered in Redmond, Washington, the US.