corporate social responsibility
Using the Power of Social Connections to ‘Do Good’ on #GivingTuesday
This blog post was guest-written by Kimberly Bowman, Marketing and Communications Specialist, Cisco Community Relations. It is the start of the annual...
Giving Voice to Values: Cisco’s Annual Giving Campaign Empowers Employees to Donate to Local Charities
For the second year in a row, Cisco employees around the world are supporting our Be the Bridge: Annual Giving Campaign. While we encourage and match individual philanthropic giving...
Bits and Joules – Solving Global Problems Through IoT Solutions
This blog was guest-written by Tanuja Ganu, Co-Founder and CTO at DataGlen Inc. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Meet the Amazing Women Using Technology to Change the World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 29. For more than 80 years, people have envisioned a world where inanimate objects and animate beings operate together in harmony, […]
Diversity in the IT Industry is Key to Solving Global Problems
This blog post was guest-written by Nora Ayanian, Assistant Professor and Director of the ACT Lab at USC. She’ll be guest-speaking during the “Meet the Amazing Women Using Technology to Change the World” session of the Women Rock-IT series on November 29. Diversity is crucial when solving challenging problems, whether you work with people, devices, or robots. […]
Innovative Pilot Program Reskills Military Veterans for IT Careers
Arodi Grullon Fernandez spent 12 years in the U.S. military, traveling around the world as a member of the Marine Corps. He’s deployed twice to Afghanistan, once to Iraq, and served countless hours on military bases around the United States. Still, his time as a maintenance chief and platoon sergeant didn’t fully prepare Arodi for […]
The Unique Perspective Veterans Bring to Businesses
Veterans like Stan Roberts have served our country in a myriad of ways. As a United States Marine, Stan served three tours in Iraq. He received many combat-related awards before he lost his leg and was medically retired. After 11 years with the military, Stan had to reset his plans of entering law enforcement, where […]
Service and Social Impact: Cisco’s Global Service Week
This blog was guest-written by Kelly Petrich, Community Relations Manager at Cisco Service to our communities is part of who we are...
Ending Poverty Through Financial Inclusion
World Savings Day was established in 1924 to promote the value of thrift. Representatives of 29 countries wanted to bring to mind the idea of savings and its relevance to both the individual and the economy. Today, the focus of the banks that organize World Savings Day is on the “unbanked,” the more than 2.5 […]
Preparing to Act Fast when Disaster Strikes
As part of our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility, Cisco provides technology and expertise to establish secure emergency networks for governments, first responders, and relief organizations globally. Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps) continuously monitors for crises around the world and is ready to deploy teams and/or equipment to help reestablish communications when and where needed most. […]