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Darrel Stickler

Sustainable Business Practices

Corporate Affairs

Darrel has more than 20 years experience in engineering, manufacturing, enterprise software, and joint venture development, in the diverse fields of commercial nuclear power, semiconductor wafer fabrication, personal computers and, at Cisco, network solutions. At Cisco, Darrel currently works in the Sustainable Business Practices group, which authors Cisco's annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, responds to stakeholder CSR inquiries, performs Cisco's CSR stakeholder analysis, and maintains membership in key CSR-related industry groups. Cisco groups employee, social, corporate governance and environmental programs under CSR.

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Live from Davos: CDP and Corporate Knights Highlight Global Sustainability Leaders

On Tuesday of this week, both CDP and Corporate Knights announced the results of their 2018 assessment of thousands of global companies in the areas of climate change and the broader topic of sustainability.

Cisco Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

To continue reducing our GHG emissions, in line with recommendations of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, we have set additional Scope 1 and 2 GHG reduction goals

Three Ways to Make Virtual Connections Count for Business and the Planet

Cisco and CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) have partnered to explore how to implement a virtual collaboration platform that maximizes a broad range of benefits, with CDP expanding its use of collaboration technologies like Cisco Telepresence and Cisco WebEx.

Cisco Tops CDP Carbon Rankings

Over the last month, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its assessments of how publicly traded companies around the world scored on the CDP’s 2014 Climate Change Information Request. I think 2014 marks a dozen years that CDP has been moving the needle on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting. On September 23, CDP released the […]

Earth Day 2014: Time for Hope (and Frustration)

If you’re into sustainability, Earth Day can be a bit like New Year’s Day. A time to reflect. A time of hope. Maybe a bit of frustration with things not yet completed. But impatience can grease the wheels of change… A time of hope. Today, sustainability isn’t just the province of non-profit advocacy groups. Unlike […]

Cisco Tops CDP Global and U.S. Carbon Rankings

Yesterday, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) released its assessment of how companies in the S&P 500 did on CDP’s 2013 carbon investor questionnaire. About a week ago, CDP released a similar assessment for the Global 500, the 500 largest companies by market capitalization on the FTSE Global Equity Index. PricewaterhouseCoopers performed both assessments for CDP using information […]

Cisco Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

In our fiscal year 2012, which ended in July, Cisco completed and met our latest greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal.  To recap our past goals: September 2006: Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) commitment to reduce GHG emissions from all Cisco business air travel worldwide by 10% absolute (FY06 baseline). This goal was met in 2009. June […]

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting: How Cisco Encourages Suppliers to Take the First Step

Yesterday, I attended the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) annual Supply Chain Members Roundtable. Cisco has hosted this meeting for several years using Cisco TelePresence rooms in our offices, this year in London, New York City, São Paulo, and San Francisco, with AT&T attending from their own Cisco TelePresence room in Denver. Supply chain GHG emissions […]