Corporate Social Responsibility

Cisco’s inclusive future: A value chain perspective

Cisco's SVP of Supply Chain, John Kern, shares how Cisco is taking action to drive a more just and sustainable future for the workers and communities in our value chain, and for us all collectively on this planet.

Creating a pathway to opportunity through economic empowerment

For more than a decade, Cisco has invested in economic empowerment for underserved and underrepresented populations, by providing cash grants, donating Cisco technology, and contributing staff time and expertise to nonprofits that design and deliver technology-based solutions in three areas for thriving in a digital economy. 

From teacher to CEO: How CommonLit’s founder is using technology to impact millions of teachers and students

With Cisco’s support, CommonLit has created cutting-edge tools and expanded its services to reach underserved students in Latin America with localized materials in Spanish. We recently sat down with CommonLit's founder and CEO, Michelle Brown, to learn more.

A focus on access: Learning and digital skills development

As a leading technology company, Cisco is committed to offering inclusive access to digital skills training and supporting those who use technology to educate. After all, even the most transformative innovations have no value if people don’t know how to use them, or don’t have access to them.

How access to technology in the classroom changed my life

Kyle Thornton, manager of the education investment portfolio for Cisco and the Cisco Foundation, shares how access to technology changed his life and how it continues to influence the work he does today.

The positive impact of Cisco solutions

Find out how Cisco’s technology is used to make a positive impact. Country digital acceleration, future of work and connectivity in critical settings are just a few examples.

One woman’s career in tech and her advice for women and girls

To help shine a light on what a career in tech offers women, Maria Gaffney, Networking Academy alumna and global IT support at Amazon Web Services, shares her experience in the field, along with some insightful, heartfelt advice for women and girls.

Cisco product energy efficiency

To meet consumer demands for greater technological capabilities, as well as to comply with regulations and meet their own sustainability goals, Cisco’s customers are asking for more energy-efficient products.

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