Corporate Social Responsibility

Accelerating Global Problem Solvers at Cisco Live US 2016

Cisco Live is Cisco’s largest customer event, and at this year’s conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility had its largest showing ever. More than 28,000 customers, partners, press, and analysts learned of our goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025. The week kicked off with an exciting announcement when Cisco […]

CSR Volunteer Program Connects Employees to Students and Instructors in Rio

The final countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games is on – the Opening Ceremonies are a week away, and people around the world are working tirelessly to ensure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Cisco is an official supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we are dedicated to leaving a lasting impact in […]

Skilled Talent: A Necessity for Country Development

We are in the midst of an exciting technology transformation – digitization. Digitization will enable countries to maintain global competitiveness, increase GDP, foster innovation, and create new jobs. It’s predicted there will be over 50 billion connected things by 2020. In order for countries to embrace the opportunities this digital transformation can bring, they need […]

Join Our #CiscoChat at Cisco Live US 2016: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Change the World

The latest event from Cisco Live is a little different from our usual #CiscoChat series. Instead of an hour-long discussion on Twitter, this one will use Periscope, Twitter’s live-streaming video application. And instead of just one event, we’re having two, of around 10-15 minutes each, covering several different topics on the subject of Corporate Social Responsibility. Monday, […]

Creating Social Impact at Cisco Live US 2016

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility’s goal is to launch the next generation of global problem solvers; to give people the skills to thrive in a connected world and speed the pace of social change. Every day, we make a difference, from helping social innovators multiply their impact to investing in human potential around the world. And at […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Giving: Employees Give Back with Care Packages for U.S. Military Members

Led by Cisco’s Veterans Enablement and Troop Support ERO, four sites — San Jose, Ohio, Herndon and Research Triangle Park — held Cisco’s annual Memorial Care Package Drive in honor of Major John D. Gerrie, United States Air Force (USAF). Major Gerrie lost his life January 16, 2016 supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. His spouse, Amy, is […]

Big Data, Facility Planning and Quantum Mechanics

What could these three things possibly have to do with each other? A fundamental concept of quantum mechanics is that the position of sub-atomic particles like electrons orbiting the nucleus of an atom is defined as a probability function… and when we started thinking about how to measure people moving through a building, the models […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Mentor in STEM

A wise man once told me, “There's no better title than 'Dad'.” We were talking about career achievements and family, and how to balance the two. I have to hand...

Pushing the Sustainability Envelope: Cisco Supply Chain to Cut 1 Million Metric Tonnes of Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 20 …

Cisco’s sustainability journey took a big step forward last month with the announcement of a new goal to avoid one million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas (GhG) emissions from our supply chain operations by the year 2020, which will drive emissions reductions related to our outsourced manufacturing and logistics. In March of 2016, we rolled […]