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Talk2Cisco Recap: The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is not what it was a few years ago, and, as we learned in our latest episode of Talk2Cisco, it goes far beyond pure philanthropic efforts. Kathy Mulvany, Senior Director of Corporate Affairs at Cisco and Jennifer Biringer, Director at SustainAbility, a think tank and strategy consultancy based in San Francisco, CA bring their expertise and insights around the evolution of CSR in the latest broadcast.

Highlights from Talk2Cisco: The Evolution of Corporate Social Responsibility

01:34     Definition of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)

02:59     Definition of Sustainability

04:02      Misconceptions of CSR

08:15     How Cisco reports CSR

23:43     Emerging trends in sustainability

28:11     Cisco CSR and the environment

Read more about Cisco’s CSR efforts.

More about Talk2Cisco:

Talk2Cisco is a live, real-time, social, interactive, online video broadcast featuring Cisco leaders answering questions submitted by you, the viewer. Using UStream, Talk2Cisco puts you directly in touch with the source of the information, covers topics of interest to you and connects you with others who follow Cisco business and technology. Join the conversation and be in the know …now.

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The ROI of Collaboration: Talk2Cisco Recap

Collaboration is both more important and more difficult for businesses than in the past. The reasons? The pace of business has accelerated. We’re working more globally. And we’re increasingly mobile, says Rick Hutley, vice president for the Global Innovations Practice in Cisco’s global consultancy, the Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG).

During a live discussion with Talk2Cisco viewers last week, Hutley answered questions about the sorts of returns your business might realize and what Cisco has seen, the role of cloud computing in successful collaboration and how to effectively use social media as part of your collaboration toolkit.

In case you missed the show, we’ve summed up some of the highlights below. You can view the whole show here.

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Talk2Cisco Recap: Social Media and Cyber Security

How do I keep my personal information, personal online? What are the risks of losing confidential corporate data with so many employees using social media tools in the workplace? What is the best way to keep my family safe online? These questions and many more were answered as part of the latest Talk2Cisco episode; live from the Emergency Operations Center at Cisco headquarters in San Jose, California, featuring Cisco Senior Security Advisor, Christopher Burgess.


Highlights from the broadcast:

4:53        What are the risks of losing corporate data with the prevalence of social media tools in the workplace?

9:23        How is social media transforming the way we do business?

16:15     Are there risks associated with sharing links online?

25:04     How do I keep my family safe online?

October is Cyber Security Awareness and Cisco has a number of resources to keep you, your business and your family safe online.  We also posted the slides from this broadcast on slideshare. Christopher referred to our Social Media Guidelines, feel free to check them out.

Be sure to follow Talk2Cisco on twitter for the latest show updates. We look forward to hearing from you on our next broadcast.  @Talk2Cisco

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The Making of Talk2Cisco; a Live, Social Broadcast with Cisco Leaders

August 31, 2010 at 12:00 pm PST



Karen Snell spoke to the challenges of broadcasting live 5-10 years ago (“back in the day” in tech years) in her May blog post. Today, with a laptop, internet connection, and a Canon GL2, we are live streaming machines. Watch how we setup Talk2Cisco and re-purpose this content across our social networks.

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