Corporate Social Responsibility

Inspiring people toward a sustainable future: How I found my voice as a climate activist

Climate youth activist, Diego Arreola Fernández, was a guest speaker at this year's SustainX. He shares his story and tips on how to get involved.

Help change the world from the comfort of your own home

Cisco's Molly Murphy shares her experience as a Cisco Global Solver Challenge judge. Vote for the People’s Choice Award and help change the world.

Investments in privacy and security innovation

As part of our investments in innovation, Cisco’s approach to security and privacy was ready to meet critical demand during these extraordinary times.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Hoa Tran makes a difference through community impact programs

Hoa Tran manages Cisco’s San Francisco Bay Area Community Impact Grants (CIG) program, and Habitat for Humanity Build Grants program, and other employee-engaged initiatives from the Cisco Foundation and the Public Benefit Investment (PBI) Team. Learn more about the important work she does in CSR.

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 in education. 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, helping to create an inclusive future for all.

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