Lisa Brady

Director, Supply Chain Sustainability & Circular Economy

Operations – Supply Chain Transformation (SCT)

Lisa Brady is the Director of Supply Chain Sustainability and Circular Economy at Cisco. As part of Cisco’s supply chain operations, she is responsible for driving social, environmental and economic impact in Cisco’s global operations, particularly focused on human rights, and responsible sourcing and manufacturing.

Lisa also oversees the strategic leadership and cross-functional goals for a circular economy, accelerating the path to circular advantage for Cisco across the enterprise. This work includes product and packaging design for reuse and repair, using renewable and recyclable materials, reducing material use and waste in operations and creating technology solutions to enable customers on their journey to a circular economy.

Lisa holds a BA from Washington University in St. Louis and an MBA and MSW from Boston College. She is President of her local non-profit education foundation. On the weekends, she enjoys spending time with her family and raising a puppy to become a service dog for a non-profit assistance dog organization.


Cisco commits to eliminate paper documentation in product shipments by the end of 2021

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Today, on World Nature Conservation Day and in support of our commitment to a circular economy, we are excited to announce that Cisco will eliminate all paper documentation included in product shipments by the end of 2021!

Seeing the Source: How Blockchain Can Improve Mineral Traceability

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At Cisco, we believe that making the world a better place with our technology begins with how that technology is made. Like many companies in the electronics industry, our products contain metals such as tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold. We know that at some mines there are serious risks to human rights and the environment. We want to be sure that our products and the materials in them are ethically sourced.

Cisco Announces Goals for Sustainable Packaging and Zero Waste

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At Cisco, we are committing our business to the circular economy by synthesizing our circular economy objectives with the way we run our business.

Cisco Achieves 2020 Supply Chain GHG Goal; Announces New Goals

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“With great power comes great responsibility.” The “power” referred to in this oft-cited quote is of course not the power we generate from energy, but it’s quite relevant to how...

What’s old is new: Why Cisco wants its products back

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Cisco is re-thinking the way we provide products and services to our customers. We want to reuse more of our equipment, so that we recycle less. We can also re-manufacture and refurbish the products we make, so and give them new life with more customers.