Technology for Good

Technology for Good

We believe that technology, when thoughtfully and strategically applied, can bring positive, lasting change to people’s lives and communities and benefit the planet. That is why we invest in and partner with global problem solvers who are developing technology solutions.



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Three Things We Have Learned About Homelessness
The statistics on homelessness are hard to ignore. More than 20 percent of the world’s population – 1.6 billion people – lack adequate housing. In the United States, more than a half million people are experiencing homelessness on any given night. These numbers have undoubtedly grown as the pandemic has caused people to lose jobs, salary, and the ability to pay their mortgage or rent. I...
Nov 26, 2021 9:15 AM ET
onebillion: Using Technology to Ensure All Children Reach Their Full Potential in Reading and Math
The Transformational Tech series highlights Cisco’s nonprofit grant recipients that use technology to help transform the lives of individuals and communities. With widespread school closures during the COVID-19 pandemic, the digital divide widened for children who lack access to the...
Nov 23, 2021 9:15 AM ET
Gramheet: Meet the Team Helping Farmers in India Raise Their Incomes and Improve Their Well-being
Now that the Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge 2021 winners have been officially announced, we want you...
Nov 18, 2021 4:30 PM ET
Reflecting on Twenty Years of NetHope
By Tae Yoo NetHope is a journey that we needed to take. Cisco started the Networking Academy program in 1997 with the intent of teaching students – whether they were in the technology field or not – to design, install, and maintain networks. Most importantly, we wanted the program to help people around the world gain a seat at the digital economy table. By the early 2000s, we...
Nov 16, 2021 2:55 PM ET
Cisco Networking Academy Alumnus Malcolm Smith Shares His Story of Transformation
This blog was written by Malcolm Smith. Malcolm is a Network Engineer at Presidio, but the journey to his dream job was a challenging one that threw many obstacles in his way. I am proud that the Cisco Networking Academy played a role in helping him get where he is today. I hope you are as inspired by his story as I am.
Nov 4, 2021 9:15 AM ET