Cisco’s Corporate Social Responsibility



in a world where everything and everyone is connected we can become global problem solvers no one organization industry or government can do it alone we know that when we bring people together innovative solutions are created which harness technology to solve global problems and speed the pace of social change in West Africa Ebola ravaged many communities nonprofits such as net Hope responded by delivering the communications infrastructure necessary to provide critical data to governments and first responders helping them understand and contain the outbreak at Cisco we helped design a communications network that linked more than 100 locations in Sierra Leone Guinea and Liberia to make sure that timely information was available to those in need of critical care and those providing care throughout the region when a massive earthquake struck Nepal the Cisco tactical operations or TAC ops team set up emergency communications so responders could deliver food water and medical care more effectively within the first few days TAC ops partnered with agencies on the ground to get communications up and running with the help of Rapid Response kits transformative change often means testing new approaches with technology to create a positive impact in Malaysia 1300 Cisco sensors were installed throughout a factory to monitor operational energy consumption we connected test and assembly areas of the factory including temperature chambers chillers meters compressors blowers and nitrogen gas flow the data we gathered helps our supply chain partners make better decisions about energy efficiency while reducing the carbon footprint associated with the production of Cisco products bringing ideas together from teams around the world we've applied a similar approach to product packaging in a single year we produced over 400 metric ton of corrugated board plastic wood and other packaging materials and avoided 6402 metric tons of co2 emissions our packaging and fulfillment strategies reduce our material usage and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions by lowering transportation weights through public-private partnerships with 9000 educational institutions the Cisco Networking Academy engages a million people in IT skills development across 170 countries annually advocating for women in technology networking Academy attracts more than 30 percent female participation in some countries an IT education can be one of the fastest paths to economic prosperity for example armed with IT knowledge students in cambodia can earn up to three times the national average raising the standard of living for their families and women in serbia learning IT skills have found new confidence and careers in employment opportunities as demand continues to grow for their technical expertise in Kenya Mexico Russia and elsewhere students with disabilities are learning IT skills and bringing additional value to their community the networking academy encourages graduates to innovate as technologists and apply their talents in the workforce they think like entrepreneurs launching businesses to deliver technical solutions and services they act as social change agents creating employment opportunities for others through partnerships we can work to inspire connect and create new opportunities and comprehensive experiences we can open doors to innovation and progress while protecting the planet growing global economies and increasing well-being together we can launch a new generation of global problem solvers armed with the tools and knowledge they need to change the world learn how you can get involved at csr dot cisco com you




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  1. 705-6 AYAM JANTAN
    Based on the video that we watched is about CISCO Corporate Social Responsibility towards the world.They teach people skills to thrive in a connected world and empowering them to a global problem solvers.They are also spread the pace of social change.They also help the green nature by lowing transportation weight.Lastly,they help to indication and do some progress to people while they protecting the planet through global economics and crisis wellbeing.

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