Social Innovation Investments

Empowering women and transforming economies globally through inclusive partnerships

8 min read

Learn more about four of Cisco’s partners - Living Goods, One Acre Fund, Solar Sister, and Trickle Up - who helped us exceed our One Billion Lives Impacted goal by providing people, especially women, with equitable access to the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to support themselves and their families toward long-term independence, resilience, and economic security.

February 29, 2024


Investing in partnerships for inclusion and innovation: a spotlight on Astia and Kiva

5 min read

This Social Impact Partner series blog features Cisco’s partnership with Astia and Kiva, in honor of the incredible work these organizations are doing to advance investment opportunities to Black, Indigenous, and People of Color-owned businesses in the United States and globally.

January 24, 2024


International Day of Education 2024: Spotlight on Cisco’s Education Non-Profit Partnerships

5 min read

On International Day of Education, Cisco is proud to spotlight its non-profit partnerships with, Darsel, Raspberry Pi Foundation, and Science Buddies, in honor of the incredible work these organizations are doing to advance education opportunities globally.

January 22, 2024


Purpose. Partnership. Impact.

5 min read

To achieve our goal to positively impact one billion lives, Cisco forged over 100 global non-profit partnerships aligned with the purpose-driven principles that guide our business, technology, and innovation. We focused on the areas we could have the deepest impact: crisis response, learning and digital skills, and economic empowerment.

September 12, 2023


Transforming sustainable food systems through transparency and digital inclusion

6 min read

Fairfood has developed a blockchain-based technology platform called Trace with support from Cisco. Trace provides full transparency across the food supply chain, enabling ethical business practices that improve the lives of small farmerholders and food workers.