Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge
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.
Clearbot: Meet the team building robots that remove trash from our waterways
Clearbot was awarded the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Cisco Employees’ Choice prize for developing a solution to address the ocean trash crisis.
Nunam: Meet the team unlocking the socioeconomic and environmental potential of used batteries
A Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Fourth Runner-Up Prize was awarded to Nunam for providing affordable power for those experiencing energy poverty.
NABU: Meet the team harnessing technology to improve child literacy through the creation of culturally relevant books
A Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Fourth Runner-Up Prize was awarded to NABU for creating culturally relevant books to improve child literacy.
Continuum Ag: Meet the team using data to help farmers improve soil health for a more sustainable future
A Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Fourth Runner-Up Prize was awarded to Continuum Ag for helping farmers transition to regenerative farming practices.
Teratonix: Meet the team harvesting ambient RF energy to power IoT devices and benefit the environment
A Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Third Runner-Up Prize was awarded to Teratonix for developing a solution to generate electricity.