Cisco CSR Report

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.

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.

Global Citizen: Powering the movement to end poverty

Through a new partnership with international antipoverty organization Global Citizen, we’re equipping young people with the tools to make a difference.

No shame, no stigma: Ending the mental health taboo

Mental health is health. But for too long, too many people have been afraid to ask for support. Learn how Cisco is changing the conversation around mental health.

Inside Cisco’s efforts to manage minerals in our supply chain

We continually conduct due diligence on minerals in our supply chain to ensure their mining and sale is not benefiting armed groups or actors that commit human rights violations. But until now, precise data about the origin of minerals has been lacking. Without this data, it’s much harder for us to address human rights and other issues at their source: the mine. The Transparensee Project aims to change that.

Digital Green: Providing for those who provide for others

Smallholder farmers produce more than 80 percent of the world’s food. But they also make up 80 percent of the world’s poorest people, which means they often lack the resources to grow their businesses. Digital Green, a Cisco social investment partner, is using technology to change this equation.