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.

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Cisco Impact Story: Student Sponsorship Program, South Africa
Phenyo Maumula enjoys subjects ranging from philosophy to politics to biology. But as she plans her career, she is laser focused on one thing: improving disadvantaged areas in South Africa. Thanks to a nonprofit organization committed to increasing educational opportunity for South Africa’s youth through corporate support, she is building the foundation she needs to become a global problem...
Mar 9, 2016 8:10 AM ET
Wanted: A Generation of Global Problem Solvers
One of the key challenges under discussion at this year's World Economic Forum in Davos is “employment, skills and human capital”, with a focus on how to create 470 million new jobs by 2030 as technology is expected to fundamentally disrupt the nature of work itself. According to...
Feb 8, 2016 2:15 PM ET
Launching a Generation of Global Problem Solvers
Imagine a world of hyper-connectivity where information can help predict an asthma attack and a building can detect a gas leak and contain it. That world is here. That time is now. We are in the age of Digitization. In our digitized world, astonishing opportunities emerge when people connect, and Cisco believes the impact of digitization on society will be five to ten times greater than the...
Feb 2, 2016 8:25 AM ET
Developing a New Generation of Global Problem Solvers
We now live in the age of digitization. Connected technologies can monitor everything from our bodies and cars to factories and businesses. Unprecedented amounts of data are being collected and analyzed to solve real-world problems as personal as asthma attacks and as complicated as car accidents, pipeline ruptures and supply chain breakdowns. This is happening today. And it’s only the...
Feb 1, 2016 7:35 AM ET
Cisco: Creating Global Problem Solvers
Cisco: Creating Global Problem Solvers Cisco brings people together, creating innovative technology solutions to solve global problems and speed the pace of social change. Our corporate social responsibility (CSR) programs are designed to provide long-term benefits...
Jan 21, 2016 2:45 PM ET