Cisco Impact Area | Innovation

Cisco Impact Area | Innovation

Imagine an inclusive digital future

Technology is rapidly changing the world of work, our local communities, and our daily lives. Everyone should be able to participate in this transformation. We are crafting new corporate social responsibility initiatives that address global problems, support innovative ideas, and enable opportunity for all in our increasingly digital world.

Empowering tomorrow's global problem solvers

Over the past two decades, we built Cisco Networking Academy into an award-winning education and career-building program, opening doors for people around the world.

As we look toward the next 20 years, we’re coming up with new ways to inspire today’s digital natives to become tomorrow’s global problem solvers. We’re investing in entrepreneurs and early-stage start-ups that harness technology for social good. We partner with nonprofits that use technology to transform lives and scale their impact. And we collaborate with public universities to advance their communities through the power of digitization.

Click here to learn more about Cisco's Innovation Impact.

Videos From This Campaign

Content from this campaign

Instructor Certification Opens Doors for Women in IT
Inspired to understand the technology behind multiplayer games, Veronika Klauzova turned a passion for technology into a career. Teaching Cisco CCNA courses at the Technical University of Košice in the Slovak Republic led to a job as a Customer Support Engineer at Cisco.
Oct 10, 2017 8:20 AM ET
Texas College Academy Sees Record Enrollment Growth
Jerry Mesquita partnered with local businesses to transform a Cisco Networking Academy program at a community college and make it one of the most successful academies in the world. He inspires instructors and students to transform...
Oct 5, 2017 9:15 AM ET
Cisco Case Study | Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership: Leveraging Technology and Innovation
This is the final article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact. Click to read part one on ...
Oct 2, 2017 9:25 AM ET
#CiscoChat Recap: Developing Public-Private Partnerships to Achieve Large-Scale Impact
Social, environmental, and economic barriers are interconnected, and governments, companies, and nonprofits must work together to address global issues. Public-private partnerships (PPPs) can deliver meaningful and sustained outcomes to communities across the globe while accounting for differences in culture, society, and governing models. Laura Quintana, VP of Corporate Affairs, helps...
Sep 29, 2017 9:05 AM ET
Partnering with Cisco to Tackle the World's Toughest Challenges
Technology has the potential to transform the way organizations like ours tackle the world’s toughest challenges. With 65 million people forced from their homes in search of safety and a better life for their families, humanitarian and development organizations like Mercy Corps are stretched to our limits. At the same time this record number of people is on the move, technology...
Sep 27, 2017 8:45 AM ET