corporate social responsibility

The DIRT on Why Cisco’s Network Emergency Response Vehicle Sat Idle at Super Bowl 50

This post was written by guest blogger Linas Dauksa, Marketing Manager, Enterprise Segment, and DIRT volunteer Super Bowl 50 was uneventful. Dare I say boring? I’m not talking about the game, but events in the Super Bowl Operations Center. There were 60+ people in the room and none of us were actually watching the game, though […]

Cisco Named One of World’s Most Ethical Companies

For the 9th year in a row, Cisco has been honored by the Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies. This year, Ethisphere honored 131 companies representing 54 industry sectors, 21 countries, and five continents. Cisco is one of four honorees in the Technology category. Qualifying companies are measured on five key […]

Are You With Us on International Women’s Day?

Today, March 8, marks International Women’s Day, an opportunity to celebrate phenomenal women around the world.  This year’s theme, Step it Up for Gender Equality, encourages everyone to take the #Planet5050 pledge in support of a world where women are equally represented: in education, in civil rights, in the workforce, in pay parity, and more; […]

Cisco Launches NC4ME with IT Awareness Days in North Carolina

Earlier this month, Cisco launched the IT Component of North Carolina for Military Employment (NC4ME), hosting two IT Awareness Days at Camp Lejuene and Fort Bragg in North Carolina. More than 120 transitioning or recently transitioned Service members attended the events, where they learned about North Carolina’s growing IT industry. Service members have the technical […]

Bringing Cisco’s People Deal to the Syrian Refugee Crisis

This post was written by guest blogger Erin Connor, Portfolio Manager for Critical Human Needs, Cisco Corporate Affairs and Cisco Foundation Shortly...

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Receives Golden Peacock Award

Cisco’s commitment to making the world a better place is paying off; on February 5, 2016, Cisco sent two representatives to accept the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. This is the second year Cisco has received recognition from this organization, and the first time we’ve won an award in the global category. The […]

Connecting the World to the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada

With 31 venues, 364 medal events, 7,000 athletes, 1 million attendees, 650 hours of online coverage, and 23,000 volunteers, the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, Canada were one of the largest international multi-sport competitions ever. And to broadcast the nearly month-long event, organizers needed a massive network capable of reaching every corner of the globe. To do […]

Sustainability Was Top of Mind for Cisco in 2015

Cisco’s commitment to sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) starts at the top, with our CEO Chuck Robbins saying in the most recent CSR report, “I truly believe that what is good for the world and good for business are more closely connected than ever before.” Through our collective efforts, we’re not only speeding the pace of social […]

Cisco Joins Global Problem Solvers at 2016 World Economic Forum Annual Meeting

This week, more than 2,500 leaders from business, government, academia, and civil society will convene at the 2016 World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland. As one of those attendees, Cisco will collaborate with other global problem solvers in strategic discussions about the political, economic, social, and technological transformations reshaping the world. This year marks Cisco’s 14th […]