Corporate Social Responsibility

Knowledge is priceless: A Cisco Engineer’s journey from Rwanda to the United States

Cisco Engineer Alphonsine Imaniraguha Anderson shares how education played a key role in transforming her life. Now she is giving back through her own nonprofit.

Free, inclusive animated series to keep your kids engaged in STEM this summer

Like many parents right now, Monica Gomez was looking for a fun and educational way to occupy her kids – all ten of them – online. Monica is a Cisco Networking Academy Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, parent of two, and swim coach, and when the pandemic prevented her swim class, which is for kids ages 9 to 11, including her son, from practicing in the pool she looked to Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers (GPS): The Series to help.

Public policy and political support

Cisco’s Government Affairs team develops and advocates for pro-technology policies and regulations. We engage with governments at all levels, focusing on public policies that impact Cisco, our partners, and our customers.

Feeding the World Without Wrecking the Planet

Food is fundamental to the human experience and food production has a huge impact on the world’s resources – in fact, 70 percent of the world’s water is used in agriculture. So how do we scale production without wrecking the planet?

Cisco Networking Academy: Successful tech careers start here

Cisco Networking Academy provides IT education, but also gives students valuable career connections. One example is the upcoming free, online Tech Talk and Virtual Career Fair on June 30

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 helps veterans and transitioning military find new careers paths at Cisco

Born out of a commitment to veterans and transitioning military, and a desire to create a direct pathway for veterans to work at Cisco - Cisco Talent Incubation Program (CTIP) was created.

How the Tactical Operations team keeps people connected when they need it the most

There are different approaches to helping out during a crisis. One form of aid is providing internet connectivity. Cisco's TacOps team recently worked with a county to help provide WiFi in a temporary homeless shelter.

Visionary leadership in a chaotic time – and why I’m inspired to follow

Cisco’s Chairman and CEO, Chuck Robbins, opened his June 1st all-company check-in by admitting he’s leading through uncharted waters. He and his leadership team are addressing systemic racism head on, with grace and humility.

About Corporate Social Responsibility

We empower social change agents with technology and expertise. Our goal: Accelerate global problem solving to benefit people, society, and the planet.

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