Corporate Social Responsibility

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 […]

International Networking Champions Descend on Silicon Valley

On Monday January 13, 19 Cisco Networking Academy students from around the world will arrive at Cisco headquarters, where they will spend a week learning about the IT industry and making connections that could launch their careers. As the top scorers in 2013 Cisco Networking Academy NetRiders International Skills Competitions, the students won a grand-prize, […]

Cisco Technologies Provide Business, Environmental Value to World Wildlife Foundation

This post is excerpted from an article published on Cisco’s internal website, Cisco Employee Connection.  Cisco is committed to building a brilliant future through innovation, education, and sustainability. That’s why the Cisco UK team is thrilled to support the World Wildlife Foundation, the world’s leading independent conservation organization, by providing new and refurbished technology for […]

Cisco is Picking up Speed with Solar

Did you know that every hour the sun beams onto Earth more than enough energy to satisfy global energy needs for an entire year? Or that solar energy produces little to no greenhouse gasses? Clearly, solar power has the potential to reduce our reliance on other forms of energy, but how do we harness it? Cisco is […]

Cisco UK Makes BIG Progress Toward Tech Innovation in 2013

Well what a fantastic year it has been in the British Innovation Gateway (BIG) programme — Cisco’s initiative to discover, support, and accelerate innovation and growth amongst tech-based “start ups” across the UK. We started the year with the objective of achieving a minimum of 3 things – running another successful BIG Awards competition in […]