Helping our communities

Solving the Mental Healthcare Access Problem with Modern Health

This year, we’ve faced simultaneous crises impacting our daily lives—COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment, racial injustices, natural disasters, and divisive politics. All of which have taken their toll on the mental health of many. But mental healthcare is still surprisingly hard to access.

Dream. Plan. Execute: Stirring Up Magic with our First-Ever Entrepreneurship Award for HBCUs

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is a competition that awards cash prizes to early-stage technology entrepreneurs solving the world's social and environmental problems. This year, we are also offering a HBCU Startup Prize.

Pushing boundaries: AI and solar mobile chillers keep it fresh and cool

Savanna Circuit Tech pinpointed an area of inequality and lost profit, and created a solution that allows field agents and women dairy producers to easily collect payments for delivered milk and access the credit facility, based on our AI-enabled credit scoring feature.

Innovating Solutions to Climate Change: Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021

The Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is a competition that awards cash prizes to early-stage technology entrepreneurs solving the world's social and environmental problems. This year, we are also offering a Greenhouse Gas Solutions Prize.

October 27, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Cisco to Award $1 Million USD in Prizes to #TechForGood Startups

The 5th annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is underway. We are awarding $1M USD in prizes to early-stage tech entrepreneurs who are solving the world’s toughest problems.

When disaster strikes: Empowering employees to support the American Red Cross

Cisco and its employees are proud to support the American Red Cross and its lifesaving work. Our 20-year partnership has inspired a groundswell of employee support, resulting in thousands of dedicated volunteer hours and more than $25 million in donations to the Red Cross.

EforAll: Helping small businesses through entrepreneurship

We recently sat down with EforAll's CEO, David Parker, to learn how they are helping entrepreneurs navigate these challenging times, and why it is more important than ever to support small businesses.

New York teacher uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to help kids launch a social enterprise

"We were looking for new, innovative things to do with our students,” says Michael. “The staff and I watched the episodes and developed a plan to incorporate it into a program for our students to run their own business, made possible by a grant we applied for through EdCorp Real World Scholars.”

Arizona educator uses Global Problem Solvers: The Series to teach her kids 21st century skills

“It’s perfect for my middle grades – it grows with them,” Kat says. She introduced GPS: The Series to her 4th and 5th grade students a year ago and plans to expand to her 6th graders this year.