Corporate Social Responsibility

Earth Day 2014: Time for Hope (and Frustration)

If you’re into sustainability, Earth Day can be a bit like New Year’s Day. A time to reflect. A time of hope. Maybe a bit of frustration with things not yet completed. But impatience can grease the wheels of change… A time of hope. Today, sustainability isn’t just the province of non-profit advocacy groups. Unlike […]

Cisco Offices Worldwide Celebrate International Girls in ICT Day

Even though I grew up surrounded by engineers and technology in Silicon Valley, I didn’t decide to seriously study science until my freshman year in college, when I switched my...

Delivering Education And Mental Health Care to the Arctic Circle

This post was written by Willa Black, Director of Corporate Affairs for Cisco Canada, and was originally published on the Huffington Post. The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It’s roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark […]

Cisco Celebrates International Girls in ICT Day

Women earn 57% of all U.S. undergraduate degrees but only 18% of undergraduate computer and information sciences degrees, according to the National Center for Women in Technology. Yet...

Cisco Hosts Future Women Leaders from Tunisia

This post was written by guest blogger Richard Bartmess, a Cisco IT analyst. Inspired by the 2011 Tunisian Revolution and the demand...

Cisco Volunteers Helping to Feed the Hungry

Little known to most people, including residents of Houston, Texas, there is a peanut butter cannery here, and it is capable of producing over 1 million jars of peanut butter a year. Thanks to the coordination efforts of Terry Edge, a Cisco Channels Manager, two teams of Cisco employee volunteers produced 12,595 jars — 21,254 pounds — of peanut butter this […]

NetRiders Competitions Challenge Future Architects of the Internet of Everything

This post was written by guest blogger Tracy Granlund, a project manager with the Networking Academy Student Advocacy Team Earlier this year, we had the privilege of hosting the 19 winners from the 2013 Cisco Networking Academy International NetRiders competitions on a week-long study trip to Cisco’s headquarters in San Jose, California. What is NetRiders? […]

Multiplying the Impact of Food and Housing Relief

When you have a regular paycheck, a roof over your head, your health, and a fully stocked refrigerator, it’s easy to focus on other activities of daily living. But when you lack one or all of these things, your focus is on surviving. I know all this from first-hand experience. As a child, I helped […]

Trading Up to Lower Carbon in Bangalore

Electric trading markets that allow consumers to procure blocks of energy directly from generation providers have existed for a long time, but have tended to be in areas with highly stable distribution systems with access limited to large consumers.  Customer segmentation within electricity markets has therefore been limited, with utilities defining tariffs and establishing service […]