Helping our communities

How the Tactical Operations team keeps people connected when they need it the most

There are different approaches to helping out during a crisis. One form of aid is providing internet connectivity. Cisco's TacOps team recently worked with a county to help provide WiFi in a temporary homeless shelter.

June 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Building on our commitment to help the most vulnerable during the global pandemic

Cisco has always supported nonprofits that help the most vulnerable members of our communities. Our COVID-19 response is no different, with over $50 million in contributions to nonprofit partners focused on helping those who are homeless, displaced or at risk, those experiencing hunger and food insecurity, as well as those on the front lines.

June 16, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Expanding well-being & care beyond our employees in response to COVID-19

Cisco announces a new framework for responding to injustice or a global crisis, along with a range of initiatives that extend beyond business and culture, to include well-being, social equality, and activism.

June 1, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Using Wi-Fi to Help Manage the Return to the Office

Cisco DNA Spaces use Wi-Fi access points to help you track and manage employee density in the workplace.

How a medical social enterprise used 3D printing technology to help during a PPE shortage

Vispala is a social enterprise that uses 3D printing technology to produce low-cost prosthetic arms in India. Recently, they made a temporary shift in their manufacturing to provide face shields during a time of need.

Meet the nonprofits helping first responders

Cisco has always supported nonprofits working to help first responders. Since March, we’ve provided funding to four strategic nonprofit partners that are working to ensure that first responders have the support they need.

Virtual volunteering: How I spent 18 hours helping families make ends meet

There was a need for virtual volunteers to help out with the Santa Clara County COVID-19 Financial Assistance Fund. So a member of Cisco's Corporate Affairs team decided to take action.

Reducing food waste and food insecurity one meal at a time

Replate is a nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. Most recently, Cisco and Cisco Foundation donated $1.2 million to help them expand their food recovery services. We sat down with Replate's CEO and founder, Maen Mahfoud, to learn more about Replate’s mission, and its response to business closures.

May 1, 2020

HEALTHCARE

Enabling Virtual Consultations for Doctors in Atlanta

A healthcare system in Atlanta, Georgia will be able to serve more patients virtually because of a generous donation by N3, a Cisco US Commercial Small Business sales operation team.