corporate social responsibility

10,000 Scholarships to Start 10,000 Cybersecurity Careers

Now more than ever, cybersecurity is a top-of-mind issue for business, students, and even United States presidential candidates. With billions of bytes of data connecting to the Internet every day, our information needs more protection and security than ever before. For more than 47 percent of businesses surveyed by Global Knowledge, IT security is a […]

An Open Letter to Anyone Not Involved with Girls Power Tech

“It was an amazing day. It is so inspiring that the guidance of mentors helped me choose my career. It is unbelievable how 11 minutes helped me so much.” Can a few hours really change your life? Can an 11-minute conversation with a stranger inspire you to change your career aspirations? At Girls Power Tech […]

When the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Grows Up…

…what do they want to be? Cisco Live 2016 was an exciting opportunity for a handful of young men and women. As part of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team, 10 students worked side-by-side with Cisco engineers in Las Vegas, setting up and maintaining a massive network for more than 28,000 attendees. Together, they wired […]

Finding Networking Stars at the 2016 NBA Draft

The annual NBA Draft is all about finding the latest and greatest basketball talent; players who will someday become the face of franchises around the league. It’s where their lifelong dreams of playing in the NBA become a reality, where years of hard work and dedication culminate in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. The same could be […]

Accelerating Global Problem Solvers at Cisco Live US 2016

Cisco Live is Cisco’s largest customer event, and at this year’s conference in Las Vegas, Nevada, Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility had its largest showing ever. More than 28,000 customers, partners, press, and analysts learned of our goal to positively impact 1 billion people by 2025. The week kicked off with an exciting announcement when Cisco […]

CSR Volunteer Program Connects Employees to Students and Instructors in Rio

The final countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games is on – the Opening Ceremonies are a week away, and people around the world are working tirelessly to ensure that everything runs smoothly and efficiently. Cisco is an official supporter of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, and we are dedicated to leaving a lasting impact in […]

July 11, 2016

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Harnessing the Power of the Digital Revolution to Accelerate Global Problem Solving

Imagine a world where… A generation with digital skills is thriving. A refugee becomes a sought-after employee. Military veterans excel in their second careers. Students create a sensor-enabled early warning system for earthquakes. All communities have access to clean water. A game warden can use data to protect endangered rhinos. Drones can replant a rainforest. […]

Creating Social Impact at Cisco Live US 2016

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility’s goal is to launch the next generation of global problem solvers; to give people the skills to thrive in a connected world and speed the pace of social change. Every day, we make a difference, from helping social innovators multiply their impact to investing in human potential around the world. And at […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Giving: Employees Give Back with Care Packages for U.S. Military Members

Led by Cisco’s Veterans Enablement and Troop Support ERO, four sites — San Jose, Ohio, Herndon and Research Triangle Park — held Cisco’s annual Memorial Care Package Drive in honor of Major John D. Gerrie, United States Air Force (USAF). Major Gerrie lost his life January 16, 2016 supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. His spouse, Amy, is […]