January 10, 2024

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

Sustainability 101: What are smart grids?

5 min read

Curious about smart grids? Learn how the digitalization of electric grids is supporting new ways to source and use energy more sustainably.

December 18, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

Investing in Africa’s Clean Energy Transition

5 min read

Through the Cisco Foundation's $100 million Climate Commitment, we are investing in early-stage climate ventures in Africa.

December 13, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

Building inclusive AI will accelerate innovation

6 min read

Artificial intelligence is the biggest development in tech in a generation. It has the power to make our world a more inclusive place. How we harness the power of AI to design a more equitable world for people with disabilities becomes a question of who is building AI and how they are building it.

December 12, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

The Next One Billion Lives

3 min read

Our ability to impact billions of lives lies in our ability to scale. We’re now expanding our areas of focus to impact entire communities through our Social Impact, Networking Academy, and Country Digital Acceleration programs — to address systemic causes of inequity through innovation and create lasting, generational change.

December 7, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

How to be more sustainable during the holidays

6 min read

Cisco Green Team members share ways to help reduce your holiday footprint so you can feel good about the actions you take this season.

December 6, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

The Power of Purpose

3 min read

When we combine our business, technology, and a network of partners together with our purpose, we create a powerful force for lasting change. We have some incredible examples from this year in our Power of Purpose report, including the announcement that we achieved our goal of positively impacting 1 billion lives, and did so over a year early.

November 30, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

Cisco expands support to Tribal Colleges and Universities

2 min read

In 2021, Cisco announced our partnership with SFI, a nonprofit that supports students attending minority-serving institutions. Our inaugural work with HBCUs created a blueprint that is now expanding to other minority-serving institutions, and LCOOU is the first tribal college beneficiary.

November 30, 2023

OUR CORPORATE PURPOSE

Healthy forests: Tribal forestry and science innovations for disaster reduction

5 min read

Cisco Foundation grant partner Vibrant Planet Data Commons uses science, data, and Tribal Forestry to reduce the risk of wildfires.

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