Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
PowerWells: How a startup is solving the dual problem of energy poverty and electronic waste
PowerWells is a winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $75,000 USD Regional First-Runner Up Prize (APJC).
PurCity: How a startup is transforming urban buildings into carbon capture solutions
PurCity is a winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $75,000 USD Regional First-Runner Up Prize (EMEA).
A2P Energy: How a tech platform is reducing agricultural pollution and increasing clean energy use in India
A2P Energy is the winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $100,000 USD Climate Impact and Regeneration Prize.
Drop Access: How a woman-led startup is ensuring access to equitable healthcare through VacciBox
Drop Access won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 Grand Prize for VacciBox, a solution that creates equitable vaccine access.
Announcing the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 Winners
Announcing the winners of the sixth annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, an online competition for early-stage tech entrepreneurs solving the world’s most challenging problems. This year’s competition generated nearly 1,200 submissions from teams in 99 countries.
Cisco to award $1M USD to #TechForGood startups and entrepreneurs addressing social issues and climate change
The sixth-annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is now accepting applications and will be awarding $1 million in cash prizes.
Serendipitous Social Impact is Just One Click Away
Liliana is a Project Manager on our Customer Experience (CX) team and she shares how one email resulted in the deployment of a 4G Community Network to rural areas in Mexico.
GramHeet: Meet the team helping farmers in India raise their incomes and improve their well-being
GramHeet won the Cisco Global Problem Solver 2021 Challenge People's Choice Award for enabling farmers to get more money from their crops.
When digital becomes green and green becomes digital
Cisco recently made our biggest pledge yet to bring our greenhouse gas emissions down to net zero by 2025, and from our whole value chain by 2040. You can’t keep commitments like these without making fundamental changes—changes that move you away from traditional business models. Here are the actions we are taking to get there.