Corporate Social Responsibility

Igniting a STEM Movement: A Day at the White House

Last week, Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina was announced as a winning city in the US2020 City Competition!  Cisco is a founding corporate partner of US2020, which is dedicated to igniting a movement of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) mentorship across the United States.  My work supporting the US2020 City Competition initiative, on […]

10 Skills The Workforce of the Future Will Need

This blog was written by Nicholas Enna, Director of Enterprise Applications at Teach For All, and originally appeared on Huffington Post ImpactX. Cisco supports Teach For All with donations of telecommunications infrastructure.  “We are all interested in the future, for that is where we will spend the rest of our lives.” –Plan 9 From Outer Space I find […]

Cisco and Good World Solutions a “Hot Couple” in Sustainability

Today Sustainable Brands writer Dimitar Vlahov names Cisco and its nonprofit partner Good World Solutions as a Hot Couple in Sustainability for our work to develop and scale the Labor Link mobile platform that improves transparency in global supply chains. Vlahov writes, “What if workers in a global brand’s supply chain could access a free and anonymous channel […]

Cisco to Students: Technology Skills Can Set You Apart

“Follow your passion. You will shine when you truly love what you are doing.” “Finish something, whether it is a degree or a certification. Nobody can ever take that away from you.” “Be prepared and keep learning. When an opportunity comes you’ll be ready.” This was just some of the advice and knowledge several hundred […]

Networking Academy Students Get Hands-On at Cisco Live

About ten years ago, Courtney Church was studying to be a personal trainer. Then she realized that “people didn’t want to work out, but they needed their computers fixed.” So she did a 180 on her career, spent 8 years with the Best Buy Geek Squad, then enrolled in a Cisco Networking Academy course at […]

Technology that Helps Humanity

This article was originally published on Cisco’s internal employee news site, Cisco Employee Connection.  The Internet of Everything is beginning to transform every aspect of our lives. Can we still change this world for the better by connecting people, data, process and things? Corporate Affairs SVP Tae Yoo says, “More than ever.” “As the Internet […]

Networking Academy Competitions Help Students Stand Out

For students enrolled in Cisco Networking Academy courses, Networking Academy NetRiders Competitions are an amazing way to gain valuable hands-on experience, test their skills under pressure, and expand their network of professional connections. Most of all, winning NetRiders helps students stand out in the job market, as Jesús Israel Nava of Mexico and Csilla Bessenyei […]

Cisco a “World’s Most Ethical Company” for 7th Straight Year

This post was written by guest blogger Jeremy Wilson, Director, Ethics and Integrity Do companies have good ethics any more? At least one hundred do. Cisco was recently placed on Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical company list for the seventh year in a row. Ethisphere, an independent research center that promotes best practices in corporate ethics and compliance, […]

Cisco’s Doing What on Earth Day?

Oh so much! First of all, we don’t consider Earth Day as just one day in the year when we implement a few feel-good actions that temporarily improve our environment. We consider Earth Day a great opportunity to reach out to our 68,000+ global employees to highlight today’s most pressing environmental issues — to educate […]