corporate social responsibility

Cisco France Holds Second Annual “Giving Back” Day

The Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) team in France recently organized the second Cisco France #GivingBackDay and 74 volunteers participated. Under a shining sun, they spend half a day helping local non-for-profit organizations multiply their impact. The volunteers could choose from 7 activities for social good, all within walking distance from the Cisco Paris office. Some […]

A Seismic STEM Challenge

Over 2000 innovators came together in San Jose recently to examine ways to ensure that buildings can survive powerful earthquakes. This was no ordinary trade show. It wasn’t an industry conference filled with engineers and seismologists, policymakers and building managers. Instead, the more than 2000 participants were students, grades 4 through 12, from across Silicon […]

Cisco CSR at Cisco Live US 2015: The Week in Pictures

At this time last week, the Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility team was in San Diego, California as part of Cisco Live US 2015. There, we participated in a number of different activities and events, from a Partner Pavilion in the expansive World of Solutions to a keynote featuring a member of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team. […]

Cisco Live US 2015: Cisco CSR Partners Help to Speed the Pace of Social Change

Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility aims to empower global problem solvers with the skills they need to thrive and speed the pace of social change around the globe, but that mission wouldn’t be possible without the help of our partners, many of whom are here at Cisco Live US 2015. If you haven’t had a chance, […]

Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Thrives at Cisco Live US 2015

Yesterday, over 25,000 Cisco customers, employees, and executives helped kick off Cisco Live US 2015 in San Diego, California, attending everything from John Chambers’ final keynote to the World of Solutions in the massive San Diego Convention Center. The venue, which measures over a quarter mile from end to end, features a public, secure wireless […]

Empowering Global Problem Solvers at Cisco Live US 2015

Right now, nearly 16 billion people, processes, data, and things are connected to the Internet. By the time this blog post goes “live”, that number will have surely increased. And by 2020, there will be more than 50 billion connections, as the Internet of Everything becomes a reality and changes the world around us. But […]

The Mobile Response to Nepal

This post was written by guest blogger Wesley King, a business systems analyst at Cisco The World is Flat, not a Flatscreen I can’t deny it any longer. The apps on my mobile devices, and my social network living inside those apps, are influencing my behavior. In the case of disaster relief, at least, this […]

Why Latin America Should Embrace the Internet of Things

This post was written by Jordi Botifoll, President, Cisco Latin America, and originally published by the World Economic Forum Latin America faces major challenges in terms of development and competitiveness, but at the same time has a great opportunity to rethink its future and take huge steps forward. The next phase of the Internet, the Internet […]

Empowering “Makers” to Become Global Problem Solvers

Cisco is proud to be a presenting sponsor of MakerCon, which will bring together leaders in the “maker movement” on May 12 and 13 at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco, California. If you’re unfamiliar with the maker movement, it is, as Joan Voight wrote in Adweek, “the umbrella term for independent inventors, […]