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Critical Human Needs and Crisis Response

Mobilizing critical resources

Cisco helps communities worldwide prepare for, respond to, and recover from crises while building longer-term capacity to meet basic human needs and combat the effects of climate change. Using a mix of technology solutions, expertise, and grants, we work towards a sustainable and inclusive future for all.

Cisco Tactical Operations (TacOps)

Helping communities prepare for, respond to, and sustainably rebuild from crises through critical connectivity, collaboration, and security solutions.

How Replate uses technology to maximize food rescue

Maen Mahfoud is the CEO and founder of Replate, a tech nonprofit with a mission to reduce food waste and food insecurity through its food recovery system. See how Cisco supports Replate to help those experiencing food insecurity.

Social investment to meet crises and needs

Working with nonprofit partners, we help create technology-based solutions.

Destination: Home

Destination: Home and Cisco are advancing innovative strategies to end homelessness.

Mercy Corps

In 2017, we launched Technology for Impact, a five-year, 10-million-dollar partnership with Mercy Corps.

Measurable impact in crisis response and critical human needs

By harnessing the power of digital technology and providing support, we help those who need it most.


of over 1900 families supported by Destination: Home’s Homelessness Prevention program remain stably housed.


people across dozens of countries reached by Mercy Corps’ COVID-19 Resilience Fund.


security threats blocked by Cisco’s Tactical Operations (TacOps) team in FY20.

2020 CSR Impact Report and ESG Hub

Cisco is putting people, technology, and resources to work in service of an inclusive future where technology gives everyone the tools to thrive. Visit our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Hub.