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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.

Learn more about how Cisco invests in human potential.

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Proud to Be a Military Friendly Company
On Veterans Day, I want to acknowledge and honor the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces … as well as the families, friends, and coworkers who have supported them. Cisco is a military friendly company and we are proud to be recognized today as a Military Friendly® Employer by Victory Media. Cisco’s...
Nov 11, 2014 12:55 PM ET
How We Can Build Tomorrow’s Workforce to Benefit Society
Today, AmeriCorps celebrates 20 years of “getting things done.” AmeriCorps has a huge impact in the United States. The program gives people the opportunity to work for a year with a nonprofit, school, public agency, or other organization that addresses societal needs. ...
Sep 12, 2014 2:10 PM ET
CSR Partner Good World Solutions Wins Social Entrepreneurship Award
One of the nonprofits we support through our Corporate Social Responsibility efforts, Good World Solutions, has won a Gratitude Award for its innovative Labor Link mobile platform. LaborLink uses mobile...
Sep 8, 2014 1:45 PM ET
Connections Matter in Mexico’s Northern Border Region
In Monterrey, Mexico, deep economic and social gaps separate rich from poor, educated from uneducated, legal from illegal. In 2008, the city started experiencing violence related to turf battles between warring drug cartels. Drug use and high murder rates continue to steal the lives of youth, tempting those who lack the skills for traditional jobs into much higher-paying, high-risk careers of...
Aug 20, 2014 5:00 PM ET
Cisco and Pioneers Partner to Support European Startup Innovation with the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence Program
VIENNA, July 23, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Cisco and Pioneers, the global community for entrepreneurship, science and technology, announced today the opening of application entries to the Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) Program for the first time in Europe. This marks the next phase of the Cisco EIR Program, first announced in August 2013, for early-stage entrepreneurs working on the next big...
Jul 23, 2014 11:45 AM ET