environmental sustainability

Cisco Announces New Goal to Reduce its Use of Virgin Plastic by 20%

It is time for Cisco to make a significant change in our plastic usage by committing to decrease our use of virgin plastic by 20% by 2025.

November 17, 2016

GOVERNMENT

Working Toward Carbon Neutrality

As citizens of this planet and stewards of the Earth, we must be aware of how our day-to-day routines may affect our quality of life. Find out how Cisco is helping cities around the world to reduce their carbon footprint.

EPA Recognizes Cisco As Green Power Partner of the Year

Yesterday, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) presented Cisco Systems with a Green Power Partner of the Year award. The Green Power Leadership Awards recognize Green Power Partners for their leadership, overall renewables strategy, and impact on the green power market. Cisco Systems was one of only three organizations nationwide to be chosen as a […]

Cisco Tops CDP Carbon Rankings

Over the last month, CDP (Carbon Disclosure Project) has released its assessments of how publicly traded companies around the world scored on the CDP’s 2014 Climate Change Information Request. I think 2014 marks a dozen years that CDP has been moving the needle on greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reporting. On September 23, CDP released the […]

Electric Vehicle Charging Sparks Cisco Employees to Reduce Carbon Footprint

James Lynch’s Nissan Leaf bolts down a shady street in San Jose, California, hardly making a noise as it zips between lanes at 40 miles per hour. With the quick flick of the transmission and a forceful press of a foot, the powder-blue car jumps ahead on the smooth pavement with the force of a […]

Trading Up to Lower Carbon in Bangalore

Electric trading markets that allow consumers to procure blocks of energy directly from generation providers have existed for a long time, but have tended to be in areas with highly stable distribution systems with access limited to large consumers.  Customer segmentation within electricity markets has therefore been limited, with utilities defining tariffs and establishing service […]

Cisco Technologies Provide Business, Environmental Value to World Wildlife Foundation

This post is excerpted from an article published on Cisco’s internal website, Cisco Employee Connection.  Cisco is committed to building a brilliant future through innovation, education, and sustainability. That’s why the Cisco UK team is thrilled to support the World Wildlife Foundation, the world’s leading independent conservation organization, by providing new and refurbished technology for […]

Accelerating the shift to renewable power

When we announced Cisco’s new environmental sustainability goals, one goal continued to require the most clarification from both internal and external stakeholders:  having our corporate electricity emissions factor at half of the International Energy Agency (IEA) world average. This goal, and it’s delicate wording, perhaps only makes sense to us sustainability nerds who are immersed […]