An inclusive future is one in which everyone has a path to economic opportunity. To do this, we must provide people with equitable access to the knowledge, skills, and resources needed to support themselves and their families toward long-term resilience and economic security.
Climate change and COVID-19 have highlighted and worsened existing inequities among the economically vulnerable, minorities, and women, threatening their long-term resiliency.
We invest in tech-enabled solutions that provide individuals with equitable opportunities and contribute to local community growth and economic development in a sustainable economy. We focus our support in three interconnected areas:
Annet Kirabo is a Living Goods community health worker in Uganda. Cisco is supporting Community Health Workers like Annet, who go door-to-door providing essential—often lifesaving—information and care.
22 million people have been positively impacted in FY20 across portfolio of investments.
Opportunity International and Cisco’s three-year partnership reached 20 million people and created over four million jobs.
of Anudip beneficiaries obtain jobs and, on average, triple their income.
businesses started by EforAll alumni, 70 percent of which are still active after three years.
Knowing that the need to support entrepreneurship has never been greater, we have increased the total prize pool to $1 million USD, with the grand prize winner receiving $250,000 USD.
We positively impact individuals through a range of support for nonprofit partners.
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.