Corporate Social Responsibility

Research Triangle Park: Update on our environmental progress

In 2018, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste by FY20 at Cisco’s campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. Here’s how we made progress in FY19.

Why we need field-based data systems for water quality

Find out how Akvo’s world-class field-based water quality testing solution saves lives by making data available about the presence of contaminants that make water unsafe to drink.

Global problem solving through STEM: What Cisco’s nonprofit partners are doing to support learning at home

As school closures impact students, we realize how important it is for them to have access to quality educational content while they learn from home. Cisco's nonprofit partners like Science Buddies, Code.org, Technovation Families, and MIND Research Institute have developed engaging ways to learn STEM subjects remotely.

Materiality: Determining what matters most

An important input to report content and CSR strategy is a materiality assessment. The assessment helps us understand what issues are most important to stakeholders inside and outside Cisco.

How Cisco manages corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is core to our purpose, our culture, and how we invest. We focus on People, Society, and Planet—issues that align with our business strategy and where we can have the greatest potential for impact.

Dispatch from the field: how a mobile app in East Africa empowers women while saving lives

Community health worker Roseline Moenga explains how she uses technology to diagnose malaria, pneumonia and diarrhea in rural Kenya.

One woman’s career journey from student to cybersecurity professional

Samantha faced sexism at school but it didn't slow her down in pursuing the technical job of her dreams.

Global Citizen: Powering the movement to end poverty

Through a new partnership with international antipoverty organization Global Citizen, we’re equipping young people with the tools to make a difference.

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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