corporate social responsibility

Inside Cisco’s efforts to manage minerals in our supply chain

We continually conduct due diligence on minerals in our supply chain to ensure their mining and sale is not benefiting armed groups or actors that commit human rights violations. But until now, precise data about the origin of minerals has been lacking. Without this data, it’s much harder for us to address human rights and other issues at their source: the mine. The Transparensee Project aims to change that.

January 21, 2020

HIGH TECH POLICY

Cisco Research Helps Countries Bridge the Digital Divide

Co-Authored by Jeff Campbell, Pastora Valero and Dominic Scott. Cisco recently released the results of our 2019 Digital Readiness Index, a report measuring the digital readiness of 141 countries along with analysis of several components of how well-positioned a country is to benefit from the digital economy. You can view our Digital Readiness Index site […]

January 15, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Modeling an inclusive digital future

What does it mean to be digitally ready? Cisco’s 2019 Global Digital Readiness Index uncovers key insights and enables global problem solvers to drive an inclusive digital economy.

December 5, 2019

COLLABORATION

Enhancing Sustainability and Social Responsibility Through Collaboration with Cisco Webex

From Design to Sustainability, Eileen Fisher, committed to maximizing positive environmental and social impact, depends on Webex to stay connected around our values and move our collective agenda forward.

How an Animated Series is Turning Phoenix-area Students and Teachers into Social Entrepreneurs

Cisco’s Global Problem Solvers: The Series program aims to instill the tenets of social entrepreneurship and responsible use of technology into middle schools. The animated series follows a team of teenage superheroes who work together to solve social problems around the world.

September 5, 2019

EDUCATION

Beyond edtech: Success in the classroom of the future starts with breakfast—and lunch, and dinner

School buses are on the move. Excitement and anxiety are high—and easy to see. What’s less visible: one in seven of these student passengers doesn’t get enough to eat.

Cisco makes progress on sustainability goals in North Carolina

One year ago, we announced goals to achieve 100 percent renewable energy, water neutrality, and zero waste at Cisco’s second-largest campus in Research Triangle Park (RTP), North Carolina. RTP is...

Data Science to Improve Foresight and Decision Making in the Humanitarian Sector

Mercy Corps’ Technology for Development team imagines a world where humanitarian actors use digital tools to improve people’s safety and livelihoods.

Bridging the Gap to Economic Vitality

Cisco demonstrated our commitment to innovation, education, and CSR as a way to provide opportunity for Latin America’s economy and people.