PowerWells: How a startup is solving the dual problem of energy poverty and electronic waste
PowerWells is a winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $75,000 USD Regional First-Runner Up Prize (APJC).
PurCity: How a startup is transforming urban buildings into carbon capture solutions
PurCity is a winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $75,000 USD Regional First-Runner Up Prize (EMEA).
A2P Energy: How a tech platform is reducing agricultural pollution and increasing clean energy use in India
A2P Energy is the winner of the 2022 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge $100,000 USD Climate Impact and Regeneration Prize.
Drop Access: How a woman-led startup is ensuring access to equitable healthcare through VacciBox
Drop Access won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2022 Grand Prize for VacciBox, a solution that creates equitable vaccine access.
Cisco to award $1M USD to #TechForGood startups and entrepreneurs addressing social issues and climate change
The sixth-annual Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge is now accepting applications and will be awarding $1 million in cash prizes.
People Behind CSR at Cisco: Early-stage tech entrepreneurs get a boost from Cisco’s Global Problem Solver Challenge
Shawna Darling, Cisco Corporate Affairs programs development manager, oversees the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge, which fosters solutions to pressing global challenges.
GramHeet: Meet the team helping farmers in India raise their incomes and improve their well-being
GramHeet won the Cisco Global Problem Solver 2021 Challenge People's Choice Award for enabling farmers to get more money from their crops.
Clearbot: Meet the team building robots that remove trash from our waterways
Clearbot was awarded the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Cisco Employees’ Choice prize for developing a solution to address the ocean trash crisis.
Nunam: Meet the team unlocking the socioeconomic and environmental potential of used batteries
A Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Fourth Runner-Up Prize was awarded to Nunam for providing affordable power for those experiencing energy poverty.