Corporate Social Responsibility

Annual Contest Honors Videos That Drive Social Change

Cisco is once again sponsoring the DoGooder Video Awards, which recognize the creative and effective use of video in promoting social good. New this year is a category for young do-gooders, aged 12 to 21, who best communicated their thoughts on pressing social issues in a way that inspired others. Video submissions will be accepted via the contest […]

8000+ Networking Academy Students Attend First-Ever “Academy Day” At Cisco Live

As Cisco Live, one of our annual, regional training, networking, and education conferences, wraps up in Milan, Italy today, we are pleased to report that our first-ever Academy Day drew more than 8000 Cisco Networking Academy students, both in-person and online. Cisco Networking Academy prepares students to design, build, manage and secure networks – to […]

Annual Employee Giving Campaign Generates Nearly $6 Million for Global Hunger Relief

Christina O’Neill is a manager with Cisco Community Relations based in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, who oversaw Cisco’s 2013 record-breaking Global Hunger Relief Campaign.  “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” – Winston Churchill In its 11th year, Cisco’s 2013 Global Hunger Relief Campaign […]

Cisco Among Top 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World

This week, Cisco was again included in the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations – a select group of the world’s most sustainable large-cap companies based on 12 indicators, including energy, innovation, corporate governance issues, and diversity. Cisco was #1 in the IT category and 11th overall, up from 20th last year. The Global 100 were […]

How Access to Broadband Can Remove Barriers to Education and Empower Women

This blog was originally posted on the Huffington Post Research resoundingly reveals that when girls and women are educated, the income they earn is primarily returned to their...

Cisco Among Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

For the 17th year in a row, Cisco is among Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. We ranked #55, and were also named to the “Best Companies All Stars” list for making the list every year since it began in 1998. Supporting our employees, and creating a culture of empowerment, engagement, and innovation, […]

Cisco Multiples Impact at the World Economic Forum

 Profound political, economic, social and, above all, technological forces are transforming our lives, communities and institutions. New global social communication channels are shifting the way decisions are being made from a hierarchical approach to a networked approach, with more access regardless of age, gender, and location. Given these large scale global changes, how do world […]

Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders Winners Make Employers Take Notice

This has been an unforgettable week with the top networking students from around the globe. I’ve had the pleasure to meet 19 winners from the International NetRiders skills competition for Cisco Networking Academy students, and join them on their grand prize visit to Silicon Valley: an experience most students can only dream of!

How Empowering Women in IT Can Spur Economic Development

This blog was originally published on the Huffington Post It’s a startling pair of statistics: When women are able to earn an income, they typically reinvest 90 percent of it back into their families and communities. And, for every year a girl stays in school, her future earnings will increase exponentially. These numbers, from the […]