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Cisco Impact Area | Economic Empowerment

Investing in human potential

By supporting technology innovations, we empower people to thrive in the digital economy. Our solutions create IT careers for youth in Asia, support entrepreneurs in Latin America, and enable access to financial resources in Africa. These efforts help lift people out of poverty, support community development, and drive economic growth.

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Cisco Invests in Aavishkaar to Drive Rural Entrepreneurship in India
(3BL Media) Bangalore, India - April 4, 2012 - Reinforcing its commitment to country transformation and inclusive growth, Cisco today announced an investment in Aavishkaar, a venture fund founded to promote development in rural and semi-urban India. Cisco will invest in Aavishkaar India II Company Ltd. (Aavishkaar II) and will collaborate with other investors to drive sustainable business...
Apr 4, 2012 9:00 PM ET
Cisco Announces Strategic Investments in Brazil to Foster Innovation, Transformation and Socio-Economic Development
(3BL Media) Rio De Janeiro, Brazil - April 2, 2012 - Cisco announced today new strategic investment initiatives in Brazil to foster innovation, transformation and socio-economic development, expanding Cisco's presence in the country and highlighting the importance of investments in information and communications technology for the country's growth and competitiveness. Cisco will invest...
Apr 2, 2012 8:10 PM ET
Cisco Reinforces Commitment to Russian Sustainable Development and Innovation
(3BL Media) San Jose, CA and Moscow – March 29, 2012 – Cisco today announced the signing of a strategy document outlining its Research and Development plans with the Skolkovo Foundation. This marks an important milestone in Cisco's multi-year, $1bn investment in sustainable innovation within the Russian Federation. The plan...
Mar 29, 2012 4:45 PM ET
Mantri Developers Appoints Cisco as Its Strategic ICT Partner to Drive Smart Urban Development in India
(3BL Media) Bangalore, India - March 28, 2012 - Mantri Developers, India's leading real estate developers, today announced its collaboration with Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) to develop new ICT-enabled real estate models 'Mantri Connected Communities and Smart Homes.' This collaboration combines Cisco's Smart+...
Mar 28, 2012 9:00 PM ET