Corporate Social Responsibility

38 degrees – Cold Hands (and Feet), but Warm Heart

Rekha Grennan recently spent a night outdoors to raise money for Covenant House. Read on to find out how it went and what the impact is on this organization that provides vital services to homeless youth.

Celebrating the power of entrepreneurs to solve global problems

In our rapidly changing, hyper-connected world, we believe developing a generation of global problem solvers is critical to discovering the solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s challenges.

Seeing the Source: How Blockchain Can Improve Mineral Traceability

At Cisco, we believe that making the world a better place with our technology begins with how that technology is made. Like many companies in the electronics industry, our products contain metals such as tantalum, tin, tungsten and gold. We know that at some mines there are serious risks to human rights and the environment. We want to be sure that our products and the materials in them are ethically sourced.

The Cybersecurity Talent Shortfall: How the Cisco Networking Academy is Meeting the Demand

According to the FBI’s annual Internet Crime Report, in the United States alone, cybercrime cost organizations $2.7 billion in 2018. These costs not only include service disruption, but loss of productivity, reputation damage, and other business impacts. There are many cybersecurity education programs available, but are they effectively preparing students to join the workforce?

Data, Privacy and You: How To Manage Data Privacy and Teach It to Children

As a data privacy expert and mother of two, Cisco's Lorena Marciano often gets asked by parents about how they can protect their children's privacy online. Here's what she recommends.

Cisco Expands Support for Veterans and Military Spouses

When Heather Dickey began unpacking her house from the move to Herndon, Virginia for the second time, the last thing on her mind was ‘I need to get a job’....

Captaining Shark-Detecting Drones in Australia

Drones have many practical oceanic applications including everything from real-time shore alerts when sharks are present to collecting humpback whale exhale condensate -- or snot -- to track whale health.

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 Launches with Special India Impact Prize

On October 15, 2019, Cisco launched its fourth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, a worldwide search for the next technology startup greatly impacting people, society or the planet.

How the AbilITy Cisco Networking Academy is Turning Disability into Opportunity

The abilITy Cisco Networking Academy is a six-month intensive networking technology education program that uses Cisco’s Networking Academy curricula, adapted it to serve people with disabilities.