Cisco: CSR & Sustainability News

Cisco Systems, Inc. is an American multinational corporation headquartered in San Jose, California, United States, that designs and sells consumer electronics, networking, voice, and communications technology and services. Cisco has more than 60,000 employees and annual revenue of US$ 40.0 billion as of 2010.

Leveraging Technology to Build a Successful Public-Private Partnership

Leveraging technology and innovation is essential to build capacity, streamline programs, and further impact in successful public-private partnerships (PPPs). Technology can be leveraged in…

A Baseline for Success: Creating Sustainable PPPs

To develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships, companies must ensure long-term sustainability. Clearly defining success metrics, establishing a baseline, and developing a process…

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 3: Determine How to Execute

How does a company or organization develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships to achieve large-scale impact? Determine how to execute: The partnership must…

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 2: Determine When and How Long to Engage

How does a company or organization develop and sustain successful public-private partnerships to achieve large-scale impact?

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership Part 1: Find the Right Partner

To truly make progress on the world’s largest societal issues, governments, companies, and nonprofits must work together. But, how does a company or…

Over 250 CEOs Pledge More Inclusion in the Workplace

Over 250 CEOs have signed their names to the CEO Action for Diversity and Inclusion pledge, which aims to make the workplace across…

America’s Top 5 Renewable Energy Companies

America's top five corporate renewable energy purchasers prove the U.S. can widely adopt renewable energy. And it shows business can continue to lead…

Sea Level Rise: Who Should Take Responsibility in Silicon Valley?

Sea level rise is a global problem. In Silicon Valley, many businesses believe its a far away problem with distant answers. Bad news:…

Huffpost Impact: CSR in Action

Interview with Brian Sirgutz, Senior Vice President of Social Impact at The Huffington Post on corporate underwriting and CSR.

The Business Risks of Water Shortages

The world's biggest businesses are increasingly exposed to water risk while responses to calls by large investors for increased reporting and accountability have…

3M, Cisco Systems, Kimberly-Clark Offer Employees Home Solar Financing

leading corporations 3M, Cisco Systems, and Kimberly-Clark Corporation have partnered with the World Wildlife Foundation and the National Geographic Society to offer their…

8 Companies Working to Eliminate Hunger

Thursday, Oct. 16, is World Food Day -- an annual day of action against hunger. While spreading awareness on World Food Day is…

Clean Cookstove Opportunity Remains Unfulfilled

We have written before about the challenges and opportunities surrounding the simple act of cooking in the developing world, where some 20 percent…

Interview: Cisco and AGT Launch Strategic Partnership on Smart Cities

Cisco has been working in the smart cities space for seven years now -- providing services including traffic management, parking assistance, waste management,…

The Emerging Sustainable City Opportunity

Not only is there much that cities can do to advance sustainable development, it is critical that they begin doing so.