tech for good

September 30, 2021

DEVELOPER

Hear “Tech for Good” Stories at DevNet Create

Join us at DevNet Create on October 19-21 to hear stories of how developers are using Cisco technologies to do good in the world. Then find like-minded people with whom you can collaborate on your project.

January 21, 2021

PARTNER

Brave Innovators Solve Real World Problems

In 2020, our NTT and Cisco employees participated in a global Hackfest with one sole purpose: to create a more sustainable future using innovative solutions that solve the world’s toughest problems. Here are the winning ideas.

December 9, 2020

SECURITY

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.

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.

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.

October 27, 2020

EXECUTIVE PLATFORM

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.

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.

Waste management innovation: making the impossible possible

People piled trash in streets, causing filth and disease. While people blamed the government, Nivedha knew there was a solution to sort and recycle all waste and clean the streets.

How a former Global Problem Solver winner is helping to monitor patient vital signs

Neopenda is a social enterprise startup that won the Cisco Global Problem Solver Prize at the 2016 Rice Business Plan Competition. Sona Shah, co-founder and CEO of Neopenda, recently shared with us how their device, neoGuard, is being used on neonatal, pediatric, and adult patients to help monitor their health during the COVID-19 pandemic.