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News & Views
Jan 2018

Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the ...

News & Views
Dec 2017

JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the...

Press Piece
Dec 2017

We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting...

Press Piece
Nov 2017
Cisco Challenge winners from left to right: First-place winner, Joshua Parde for

Everyone needs to do their part to conserve water. But what if entire communities could work together to eliminate the unnecessary waste of this valuable resource?

That’s the idea behind Green Plant Framework/Aquifer Systems, founded by Joshua Parde. The system allows users to compare the total volume of water delivered from a municipal...

News & Views
Oct 2017

Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change. ...

Press Piece
Sep 2017

In FY17, which ended in July, Cisco completed and met our latest greenhouse gas (GHG) Scope 1 and 2 reduction goal.

To recap, Cisco’s past Scope 1 and 2 reduction goals include:

  • June 2008: Five-year EPA Climate Leaders commitment to reduce all Scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions worldwide by 25% absolute by CY12 (CY07 baseline)....
Press Piece
Aug 2017

Fall is just around the corner, and communities around the world are preparing for change; for some, a change as they return to school, and for others, a change in the seasons. Cisco employees are also gearing up to “Be the Bridge” and become the change in their local communities.

Enter our second annual...

Press Piece
Aug 2017
Unni Nair, Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability at Cisco Systems

We sat down recently with Unni Nair (@unni_k_nair), Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability at Cisco Systems, to discuss how his personal experience has shaped his work in sustainability....

Press Piece
Aug 2017

Humanitarian crises persist around the world. Natural disasters and human conflict displace millions each year. These devastating incidents deprive innocent people access to our most basic human needs: adequate shelter, food, and clean water.

Part of our Corporate Social Responsibility commitment is to empower nonprofits and social...

Press Piece
Jul 2017

Cybersecurity skills are in high demand, and employers are challenged with finding the right talent to build their expanding workforce needs. At the same time, thousands of veterans are looking to apply their unique skills as they transition to civilian jobs. At Cisco, we see this as an opportunity to build a bridge between a targeted talent...

Press Piece
Jul 2017

Tae Yoo, SVP of Corporate Affairs, reveals the winners of Cisco's GPS Challenge.

As part of our work to positively impact one billion people...

Press Piece
Jun 2017

The US city of Las Vegas has announced a partnership with networking giant Cisco aimed at speeding its progress towards becoming a smart connected city.

Cisco’s Smart+Connected digital platform will bring real-time Internet of Things (IoT) device and sensor data to city leaders to quickly and efficiently manage crowd, environmental and...

Library
Jun 2017

This session presented noteworthy case studies on win-win company initiatives providing education and training aimed at boosting people upward in the face of persistent social inequality and a rapidly changing job market. Attendees were encouraged to bring and share other positive examples, as well as challenges they may be facing around...

News & Views
Jun 2017

As a manager for Cisco's corporate social responsibility programs, I focus on public-private partnerships that support an inclusive digital economy, specifically by applying technology to create positive, sustainable change in education and workforce development. At SB’17 Detroit, during a panel on “How to Use Technology and...

Press Piece
May 2017

Five hundred billion devices and objects will be connected to the Internet by 2030! Things like wells, cars, watches, refrigerators, and more will be connected to the Internet for the first time so that they can transmit and receive information.

Digitization is about connecting people and things to the Internet so that the information...

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