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Security for the greater good
Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts span far and wide. Learn how our security technology and expertise in particular play a key role in powering an inclusive future for all.
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.
How our food choices can help reverse climate change
In 2020, we have encountered a perfect storm of rare societal and environmental factors, which, if leveraged wisely, can propel us into a carbon-neutral or even carbon-negative future. And now is the time for us as consumers to choose our future.
Past Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge winners offer advice to 2021 applicants
We’ve gathered some considerate advice from last year’s Global Problem Solver Challenge winners for 2021 applicants.
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.
Meet Caeli: People’s Choice Award Winner for India Impact and the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020
Caeli is the first anti-pollution mask that is not only portable, but can track the health of the patient as well as medication usage through an app. They won both the Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020 People’s Choice Award ($10,000 USD) and India Impact People’s Choice Award ($5,000 USD). Learn more from their team.
Meet Preemar: A Third Runner-Up of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2020
Preemar makes a device called Pro-viden, that reduces aquaculture losses by measuring water parameters. The data is loaded onto the Pro-Viden app where farmers can monitor the results of their water quality. Learn more from their CEO, Alejandro Valdés Martínez.