I'm delighted to report that Microsoft Ireland won the 2008 ICT Excellence award for Corporate Social Responsibility.

The award recognizes how the technology sector has shown leadership in the area of CSR.

The judges called out the work Microsoft Ireland is doing in delivering the benefits of technology to every charity in Ireland through a range of programmes such as:

UPC and Dell were shortlisted for the CSR award.

You can read more on the award winners on the ICT Excellence Awards site and from Electric News.

Pictured: Paul Rellis, managing director at Microsoft Ireland collecting the 2008 CSR award.