We empower social change agents with technology and expertise. Our goal: Accelerate global problem solving to benefit people, society, and the planet.
Winners of the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge are using technology to improve healthcare, increase farmers’ incomes, fight climate change, and more.
Our goal is to make a measurable impact on people, society, and the planet--and we are well on the way. We are expanding access to quality education worldwide. We contribute millions of dollars annually to social change agents who are addressing global challenges. And our efforts to make Cisco environmentally sustainable help preserve the planet.
2.15 million students built digital and entrepreneurial skills through Cisco Networking Academy
469 million people positively impacted, as reported by our nonprofit grantees (cumulatively since FY16)
48 percent drop in greenhouse gas emissions (compared to our fiscal year 2007 baseline)
We measure our success by how we positively impact people, society, and the planet.
We conduct rigorous socioeconomic research to better inform our programmatic priorities so we can reach our goal to positively impact 1 billion lives by 2025.
Cisco awarded Oorja the US$100,000 Grand Prize for the 2019 Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge.
To achieve circularity and truly impact our planet, read how we are synthesizing our circular economy objectives with the way we run our business.
See how Cisco, along with its partners, is making a positive impact on the lives of refugees around the world.