CSR Research and Resources


CSR research and resources

The Corporate Affairs team stewards Cisco’s company-wide commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and leads its social investment programs. We conduct rigorous socioeconomic research to better inform our programmatic priorities so we can reach our goal to positively impact 1 billion lives by 2025.

Current research


Research with Oxford Economics explores how technology will affect jobs in the U.S. over the next 10 years.


Research with Gartner explores how to effectively evaluate and increase a region’s digital readiness.

A generation of global problem solvers

The world needs people who can innovate as technologists, think as entrepreneurs, and act as social change agents.

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Anatomy of a global problem solver

Our infographic shows the qualities and skills people need to solve global problems like poverty, inequality, hunger, and more.


Empowering global problem solvers

See the progress we've made and continue to make to positively impact people, society, and the planet.


Digitize. Do more good.

See how digitization and the Internet of Things enable social enterprises and entrepreneurs to make a difference more quickly than ever before.


CSR Report 2017

Discover Cisco’s corporate social responsibility initiatives, priorities, and performance.

Read the report