corporate social responsibility

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 […]

November 11, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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...

October 31, 2016

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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. […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time for Women to Shape Asia Pacific’s Future

This blog was guest-written by Sandy Walsh, Director, Social Innovation Group – Asia Pacific and Japan Cisco Digitization is changing the world. More than ever, there’s a tremendous opportunity to be a global problem solver who can innovate as a technologist, think like an entrepreneur and act as a social change agent. According to the European […]

EPA Recognizes Cisco As Green Power Partner of the Year

Yesterday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented Cisco Systems with a Green Power Partner of the Year award. The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize Green Power Partners for their leadership, overall renewables strategy, and impact on the green power market. Cisco Systems was one of only three organizations nationwide to be chosen as a […]

Celebrating Women in STEM on Ada Lovelace Day

For every young woman who wants to pursue a career in science, math, engineering, or technology (STEM), look no further than Ada Lovelace. Born in 1815 at the heart of the Industrial Revolution, she gravitated toward the fascinating world of science and mathematics, eventually becoming the world’s first computer programmer. Her lengthy studies connected her […]