corporate social responsibility

Why the World Urgently Needs Global Problem Solvers

Created in 1947, the Doomsday Clock is an internationally recognized concept that conveys the impact of dangerous technologies on our society. Each year, scientists assess these threats and adjust the clock accordingly, moving the minute hand closer or further to midnight. Originally set to seven minutes before midnight, the clock is now closer than it […]

Inspiring Young Women at Cisco France’s Eighth Connected Girls Event

Superheroes like Wonder Woman only exist in the comic books; or do they? At Cisco, scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs are everywhere, inspiring the next generation of young women to pursue a career in the IT field and become global problem solvers. And earlier this year, at Cisco France’s Eighth annual “Connected Girls” event, more than […]

Cisco Networking Academy to Partner in Cuba

Today, we are pleased to announce that Cisco will begin a new relationship with the Universidad de las Ciencias Informaticas (UCI) of Cuba, with the intention of bringing the Cisco Networking Academy program to UCI students.

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 […]