Corporate Social Responsibility

Service and Social Impact: Cisco’s Global Service Week

This blog was guest-written by Kelly Petrich, Community Relations Manager at Cisco Service to our communities is part of who we are...

Preparing to Act Fast when Disaster Strikes

As part of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco provides technology and expertise to establish secure emergency networks for governments, first responders, and relief organizations globally. Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps) continuously monitors for crises around the world and is ready to deploy teams and/or equipment to help reestablish communications when and where needed most. […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time for Women to Shape Asia Pacific’s Future

This blog was guest-written by Sandy Walsh, Director, Social Innovation Group – Asia Pacific and Japan Cisco Digitization is changing the world. More than ever, there’s a tremendous opportunity to be a global problem solver who can innovate as a technologist, think like an entrepreneur and act as a social change agent. According to the European […]

EPA Recognizes Cisco As Green Power Partner of the Year

Yesterday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented Cisco Systems with a Green Power Partner of the Year award. The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize Green Power Partners for their leadership, overall renewables strategy, and impact on the green power market. Cisco Systems was one of only three organizations nationwide to be chosen as a […]

Celebrating Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

For every young woman who wants to pursue a career in science, math, engineering, or technology (STEM), look no further than Ada Lovelace. Born in 1815 at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, she gravitated toward the fascinating world of science and mathematics, eventually becoming the world’s first computer programmer. Her lengthy studies connected her […]

Cisco’s Big Bet on a Big Idea

This blog originally appeared on The Huffington Post Two years ago, I stood on stage in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, with a quote on the screen behind me. It read, “All it takes is one big idea to change the world.” I was speaking at the Franklin Project’s Summit where General Stan McChrystal called upon 350 leaders in […]

Creating a Networking Career Pipeline for Veterans

On August 2, 2016, Cisco launched the Veteran Talent Incubation Program (VTIP) at its Research Triangle Park (RTP) campus in North Carolina.  Twelve veterans from area military bases are participating in the program, which spawned from a discussion between Erika Plant and TAC Managers (Chris Phillips, Charles Armstrong and Chris Myers) when they volunteered at […]

Making Cisco Employees’ Philanthropic Dollars Go Further

When Conrad Clemson, senior vice president of strategy for the Cisco Service Provider Video Technology Group, was looking for unique ways to maximize and make his philanthropic dollars go further, he did not have to look far. The Employee Product Donation Program (EPDP) enables Cisco employees to purchase most Cisco equipment at a 75% discount […]