Corporate Social Responsibility

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 […]

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...