Cisco completes first wind energy project
Cisco has signed its first long-term wind energy power purchase agreement (PPA). Procuring renewable energy is a key component of our strategy to achieve our FY22 greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction and renewable energy goals.
Cisco makes progress on sustainability goals in North Carolina
One year ago, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste at Cisco’s second-largest campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. RTP is...
Sustainability Was Top of Mind for Cisco in 2015
Cisco’s commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) starts at the top, with our CEO Chuck Robbins saying in the most recent CSR report, “I truly believe that what is good for the world and good for business are more closely connected than ever before.” Through our collective efforts, we’re not only speeding the pace of social […]
Cisco Takes Holistic Approach to Reducing Energy Use and Costs
Cisco’s EnergyOps team is tasked with reducing energy consumption and increasing energy efficiency at our offices, labs, and data centers worldwide. Cisco’s labs are our largest consumer of energy and although we are putting a lot of effort into improving the efficiency of those environments, we’re finding great success in taking a more holistic approach […]
Cisco’s Doing What on Earth Day?
Oh so much! First of all, we don’t consider Earth Day as just one day in the year when we implement a few feel-good actions that temporarily improve our environment. We consider Earth Day a great opportunity to reach out to our 68,000+ global employees to highlight today’s most pressing environmental issues — to educate […]
U.S. EPA Lauds Cisco for Meeting Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal
Cisco is pleased to announce that we received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2014 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Achievement). This award recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and achieve aggressive GHG emissions reduction goals. This is the second year in a row Cisco […]
Cisco is Picking up Speed with Solar
Did you know that every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year? Or that solar energy produces little to no greenhouse gasses? Clearly, solar power has the potential to reduce our reliance on other forms of energy, but how do we harness it? Cisco is […]
Cisco Recognized by Uptime Institute for Lab Energy Management
Cisco has won the prestigious 2013 Uptime Institute 2013 Green Enterprise IT AwardTM (GEIT) in the Green Digital Infrastructure Strategy category. Uptime Institute grants GEIT Awards each year to companies that significantly improve energy productivity and resource use in IT. A cross-functional team at Cisco that included lab management, engineering, IT, and workplace resources won […]