corporate social responsibility

Cisco’s Laura Quintana: Empowering through Technology

This post originally appeared in Latino Leaders Magazine in December 2016. Laura joined Cisco in 1999 and currently leads the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) field operations worldwide. She and her team, based in 40 countries, help shape and drive public-private partnerships to design, implement and operate strategic CSR programs in the areas of IT education and […]

Cisco’s FY16 CSR Report: Empowering Global Problem Solvers

This blog originally appeared on The Platform. We live in the age of digitization where astonishing opportunities emerge when people and devices connect. Mobile technology empowers remote workers. IoT-based factories achieve new levels of efficiency. Sensors monitor the availability of clean drinking water. We are innovating and reaching people in ways never before possible. At […]

December 12, 2016

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Cisco’s FY16 CSR Report: Empowering Global Problem Solvers

We live in the age of digitization where astonishing opportunities emerge when people and devices connect. Mobile technology empowers remote workers. IoT-based factories achieve new levels of efficiency. Sensors monitor the availability of clean drinking water. We are innovating and reaching people in ways never before possible. At Cisco, we strive to bring the benefits […]

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 […]

November 11, 2016

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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 […]