Corporate Social Responsibility

Vote for Videos that Inspire Social Good

Cisco is proud to sponsor the DoGooder Video Awards for the third year in a row. These awards recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. The submissions included a wide array of funny, moving, and informative videos that embraced strong storytelling to communicate important messages. It was a difficult task, but […]

U.S. EPA Lauds Cisco for Meeting Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal

Cisco is pleased to announce that we received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 2014 Climate Leadership Award for Excellence in GHG Management (Goal Achievement). This award recognizes organizations that publicly report and verify corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) inventories and achieve aggressive GHG emissions reduction goals. This is the second year in a row Cisco […]

Four Secrets of One Woman’s Success in the IT Industry

This post was written by guest blogger Patrice D'Eramo, who, as Vice President of the Americas Field...

Cisco Supports Tech Entrepreneurs in Jordan

It is Sunday night in Amman, Jordan, and the Jordanian startup scene keeps moving full steam ahead at an event called Dealmakers Weekend, organized by Endeavor, a nonprofit that supports high-impact entrepreneurship and Int@j, a nonprofit representing the Jordan IT industry. The cream of the local startup crop were paired up all day in matchmaking […]

Networking Academy Students Get Hands-On Experience at Cisco Live in Italy

Cisco Live, our annual training, networking, and education conferences, offer attendees a combination of in-depth technical education and insight from experts and organizations that are setting the agenda for the future of technology and business. This year at Cisco Live in Milan, Italy, it was also an opportunity for 10 Cisco Networking Academy students to […]

Cisco Employee Shares How to Pay it Forward

This blog was written by Ricardo Benavidez, a government and community relations manager at Cisco, and originally published by Citizen Schools, one of Cisco’s nonprofit partners. If you walk through my neighborhood of East San Jose you will hear this same story told again and again. The story of men and women who have come to this […]

A New Look for Corporate Social Responsibility at Cisco

For years I suppose I was just like you, pretty cynical about the whole concept of “Corporate” social responsibility. Can an organization be truly socially responsible given the bottom line is selling product? Five years ago I left an industry I loved, education technology, and entered into the amorphous world of corporate social responsibility (CSR). […]

Cisco Launches New Corporate Social Responsibility Website

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has redesigned its external website csr.cisco.com. The new format makes it easy to find and share impact stories that showcase how Cisco CSR is benefiting people, communities, and the planet. Bringing together technology, partnerships, and our expertise are important reasons for the success of Cisco’s CSR public/private partnerships and its […]

Cisco Nonprofit Partner Featured on 60 Minutes for Efforts to End Chronic Homelessness

Community Solutions, a national nonprofit that Cisco has supported with cash and product grants since 2011, was featured on 60 Minutes this week for its 100,000 Homes Campaign — a collaboration of more than 200 communities working together to collectively house 100,000 chronically homeless people in the United States by July 2014. Our partnership will […]