How our food choices can help reverse climate change
In 2020, we have encountered a perfect storm of rare societal and environmental factors, which, if leveraged wisely, can propel us into a carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative future. And now is the time for us as consumers to choose our future.
Cisco Receives Three Climate Leadership Awards for Tackling Climate Change
We are proud to announce that Cisco was awarded three Climate Leadership Awards yesterday for excellence in greenhouse gas (GHG) management and supply chain leadership.
IoT for Good: How the Internet of Things is Transforming Our World for the Better
Increasingly, the transformative power of the Internet of Things is making our world a better place. From reducing city pollution to creating smarter crop management practices and more sustainable energy, IoT is helping to advance economic and social benefits.
Next-Generation National Security and Public Safety in Europe
As the threats and risks from cyber criminals, terrorists, gangs, nation states, and others continue to grow and evolve, national security and public safety officials in Europe face one of the most difficult challenges yet in keeping citizens, cities, and nations safe. Providing this safety often means understanding the global, cultural, social, and technological trends […]
Cisco Tops CDP Carbon Rankings
Over the last month, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its assessments of how publicly traded companies around the world scored on the CDP’s 2014 Climate Change Information Request. I think 2014 marks a dozen years that CDP has been moving the needle on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting. On September 23, CDP released the […]
Cisco Recognized by EPA as Green Power Partner of the Year
Today, Cisco was recognized as one of only four organizations nationwide as a “Green Power Partner of the Year” by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This annual award recognizes the country’s leading green power users for furthering the voluntary green power market. EPA presented Cisco with the award at an event held at the 2013 […]
It Takes a Village to Green a City
Over the past 18 months, I’ve had the privilege to assist the City of Cleveland Office of Sustainability in developing a city-wide Climate Action Plan (CAP). This scope of this plan is not limited to the city’s own operations, although there is a plan for that as well, but instead looks at the entire carbon […]
Cisco Tied for #1 with Google on Greenpeace Cool IT Leaderboard
Greenpeace started evaluating global Information Technology (IT) companies in 2009 because IT companies have a central role to play in enabling a modern, renewable-powered energy infrastructure. The IT sector has the opportunity to drive transformative change in the consumption and production of energy, with the potential to drive a significant reduction in the greenhouse gases […]