People Behind CSR at Cisco: Why an inclusive future needs environmental sustainability
Vijayakumar (Vijay) Ettiyagounder is an Energy and Sustainability Manager in the APJC region at Cisco under the Workplace Resources Group (WPR). Here are a few things you should know about Vijay and his work in environmental sustainability.
EnergyOps: Reducing Cisco’s energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
Reducing our energy use and GHG emissions is an issue of high importance to our customers, employees, and company leadership, and is therefore one of our top material issues.
Cisco Greenhouse: Fostering a renewed interest in the environment
For employees who are interested in connecting with their peers on environmental sustainability, Cisco makes it easy to pick up new tips, hobbies, and skills through our internal employee engagement platform called Cisco GreenHouse.
Connected Bees Coming to Cisco’s Research Triangle Park Campus
We are excited to announce that Cisco has signed an agreement with Bee Downtown to install and maintain three honeybee hives on land adjacent to our RTP campus. Our “Connected Bees” will support the growing pollinator population in North Carolina, advance honeybee education across the region and contribute toward the largest pollinator corridor in the country.
Cisco Employees are Earth Aware, Making a Positive Impact on the Planet
Last month, employees around the world came together to celebrate Earth Day throughout April as part of Cisco’s “Earth Aware” campaign.
Cisco Opens New Solar Facility to Power San Jose Campus
Cisco's new solar facility in California will help us achieve our goals of advancing environmentally sustainable growth by producing approximately 60,000 megawatt-hours of clean, renewable solar power each year.
A Look Back at Cisco’s Recent Sustainability Accomplishments
We can all be proud of the progress Cisco's made to further reduce our own and our customer’s environmental impact. These accomplishments would not have been possible without help from all of our employees, partners, and teams.
EPA Recognizes Cisco As Green Power Partner of the Year
Yesterday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented Cisco Systems with a Green Power Partner of the Year award. The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize Green Power Partners for their leadership, overall renewables strategy, and impact on the green power market. Cisco Systems was one of only three organizations nationwide to be chosen as a […]
Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Receives Golden Peacock Award
Cisco’s commitment to making the world a better place is paying off; on February 5, 2016, Cisco sent two representatives to accept the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. This is the second year Cisco has received recognition from this organization, and the first time we’ve won an award in the global category. The […]