We Can all Be Champions for Environmental Sustainability
Whether we're volunteering through Citizen Schools or finding ways to be more "green" with our fellow employees, we can all be champions for environmental sustainability.
CMX Lets the University of British Columbia Improve Comfort and Save Money
It seems almost counterintuitive. How can a solution that improves the campus experience for students and staff also save the university hundreds of thousands of dollars annually? Better and cheaper rarely co-exist in the same idea. But with Cisco CMX, they do. The University of British Columbia has always been a forward-looking institution, looking for […]
Electric Vehicle Charging Sparks Cisco Employees to Reduce Carbon Footprint
James Lynch’s Nissan Leaf bolts down a shady street in San Jose, California, hardly making a noise as it zips between lanes at 40 miles per hour. With the quick flick of the transmission and a forceful press of a foot, the powder-blue car jumps ahead on the smooth pavement with the force of a […]
Taking the CUE to Reduce Carbon Emissions
More and more businesses these days are taking steps to reduce their carbon emissions. (Cisco is one of them, as the company met a 25% greenhouse gas reduction goal last year and subsequently upped it to 40%.) There are several compelling reasons for doing so – some philosophical and others pragmatic. Here are a few:
Happy Earth Day! How Are You Contributing?
Did you know that you could keep approximately 19 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions out of the atmosphere for each gallon of gas you don’t use? By itself that may not seem like a big number, but for those who commute 5 days a week, 20 days a month and around 260 days a year, […]