Corporate Social Responsibility

Creating positive outcomes on a global scale.

Powering an Inclusive Future for All

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco supports the company's purpose to Power an Inclusive Future for All that benefits our employees, communities, and the planet.

ESG Reporting Hub and 2022 Cisco Purpose Report

Cisco is putting people, technology, and resources toward Powering an Inclusive Future for All, where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Visit our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Reporting Hub.

Where we focus our efforts

  • Environmental sustainability
    Taking action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and minimize waste.
  • Our people
    Creating and cultivating an inclusive work environment where employees can thrive.

Highlights from fiscal year 2022


3.2 million students in Cisco Networking Academy in FY22, 17.5 million since 1997


89 percent of energy came from renewable sources in FY22

Ranked No. 1

In The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for the third year in a row


80% employee community impact participation every year, including advocacy, volunteering, donations, survey sharing, and more

Net zero one year later

Cisco's first chief sustainability officer reflects on our journey so far.

Optimizing our social impact

We are redoubling our efforts by establishing a new team, Cisco Crisis Response.

Cisco Networking Academy celebrates 25 years

Discover Networking Academy's impact over the last 25 years.

Nonprofit partnerships and grant programs

Cisco invests in scalable technology solutions that help our nonprofit partners pursue sustainable approaches to addressing societal and environmental problems.