Corporate Social Responsibility

How Cisco’s nonprofit partners are pivoting and innovating to address unexpected needs

The most vulnerable populations are the ones disproportionately affected by the economic impacts of global crises. Our nonprofit partners in economic empowerment are able to quickly adapt to the way they serve others.

Providing digital security in a changing world

Cisco is the industry leader in creating safe and secure connections and applications for processing data. And in a world with more data, more users, and more services than ever, there’s more to protect than ever.

How TalkingPoints is helping teachers and parents stay connected to enhance student success and well-being

We sat down with Heejae Lim, founder and CEO of TalkingPoints, to learn more about how TalkingPoints is serving as a bridge between teachers and parents right now, as well as serving as a platform that delivers critical information on behalf of schools.

How Cisco Narrows the Pay Gap

On equal pay day, Cisco reflects on our efforts to close the pay gap and build a diverse employee pipeline for leadership positions.

Research Triangle Park: Update on our environmental progress

In 2018, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste by FY20 at Cisco’s campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. Here’s how we made progress in FY19.

Why we need field-based data systems for water quality

Find out how Akvo’s world-class field-based water quality testing solution saves lives by making data available about the presence of contaminants that make water unsafe to drink.

Global problem solving through STEM: What Cisco’s nonprofit partners are doing to support learning at home

As school closures impact students, we realize how important it is for them to have access to quality educational content while they learn from home. Cisco's nonprofit partners like Science Buddies, Code.org, Technovation Families, and MIND Research Institute have developed engaging ways to learn STEM subjects remotely.

Materiality: Determining what matters most

An important input to report content and CSR strategy is a materiality assessment. The assessment helps us understand what issues are most important to stakeholders inside and outside Cisco.

How Cisco manages corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is core to our purpose, our culture, and how we invest. We focus on People, Society, and Planet—issues that align with our business strategy and where we can have the greatest potential for impact.

About Corporate Social Responsibility

We empower social change agents with technology and expertise. Our goal: Accelerate global problem solving to benefit people, society, and the planet.

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