inclusive future

Announcing Cisco Networking Academy’s Be the Bridge Award winners!

Cisco Networking Academy Be the Bridge Awards celebrates the incredible things our education partners have made possible and their achievements.

Plentiful: Innovative technology elevates dignity for those experiencing food insecurity

Food security remains a serious issue for many Americans. Plentiful offers an online reservation system to access local food pantries, eliminating long wait lines and inconvenient operating hours.

Housing First Rome, a unique partnership to end homelessness in Rome

Formed by a unique partnership between Cisco and two non-profit organizations, the Housing First Rome initiative is on track to ending homelessness in Rome.

Three things we have learned about homelessness

In honor of Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week in the United States, here are 3 things we learned from Cisco's partnership with Destination: Home.

November 15, 2021

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

Reflecting on twenty years of NetHope

NetHope is a global consortium of nonprofit organizations that specializes in improving connectivity and collaboration among NGOs, serving tens of millions each year in 180+ countries. SVP of Corporate Affairs, Tae Yoo, reflects on Cisco's 20-year journey of NetHope and what lies ahead.

5 things you didn’t know about CSR at Cisco

Cisco may be well known for its innovative industry-leading technology, but we also have a robust CSR program. Here are 5 initiatives CSR at Cisco is doing to power a more inclusive future for all.

People Behind CSR at Cisco: Inspiration to action, stepping toward climate solutions

Peter Tavernise, Cisco’s lead for Climate Impact and Regeneration, shares his inspiration to take action toward a more inclusive and regenerative future.

November 7, 2021

SMALL BUSINESS

Cisco at Web Summit 2021: Elevating Female Founders and Driving Small Business Success

Small businesses make up 99% of the world’s business population, yet women-led start-ups received only 2.3% of Venture Capital funding in 2020, according to Harvard Business Review. This is particularly concerning in today’s business landscape, where much of the economy’s recovery rests upon small business’ own return to growth. Cisco at Web Summit 2021: Powering […]

Second Chance Justice Reform: Giving offenders a job-ready IT education

This blog comes from Judge Aliyah Sabree. She shares more about the Second Chance Justice Reform Initiative which provides job-ready education in IT skills through Cisco Networking Academy.