corporate social responsibility

Helping our people learn and lead

New technologies and business models are disrupting our organization and industry, shortening the lifespan of skill sets. As a result, it is essential for our employees to be lifelong learners.

Why human rights is a key technology issue

We’re keenly aware of both the potential benefits and risks of our technology. That’s why we’re working to integrate human rights into the development, marketing, and sales process.

Remote collaboration technologies in action

Remote collaboration technologies help Cisco and our clients reduce emissions from air travel and commuting. Beyond reducing emissions, these technologies also increase employee productivity, promote work-life balance, and help us build customer relationships.

Providing digital security in a changing world

Cisco is the industry leader in creating safe and secure connections and applications for processing data. And in a world with more data, more users, and more services than ever, there’s more to protect than ever.

How Cisco Narrows the Pay Gap

On equal pay day, Cisco reflects on our efforts to close the pay gap and build a diverse employee pipeline for leadership positions.

Research Triangle Park: Update on our environmental progress

In 2018, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste by FY20 at Cisco’s campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. Here’s how we made progress in FY19.

Materiality: Determining what matters most

An important input to report content and CSR strategy is a materiality assessment. The assessment helps us understand what issues are most important to stakeholders inside and outside Cisco.

How Cisco manages corporate social responsibility

Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is core to our purpose, our culture, and how we invest. We focus on People, Society, and Planet—issues that align with our business strategy and where we can have the greatest potential for impact.