Cisco sees inclusion and diversity as essential to fueling what we call the power of connection.
When we truly connect—through different backgrounds, abilities, genders, generations, cultures, ethnicities, orientations, work styles, and points of view—we can collaborate at exciting new levels.
At Cisco, we see inclusion as a bridge—a way to connect diverse perspectives. To spark new ideas, explore new possibilities, tap into the power of digital transformation, and inspire innovation.
We are inventing new ways to multiply the power of our people and developing innovative solutions to some of our most business-critical challenges and opportunities while expanding our commitment to fair pay and accelerating our diverse talent. We are investing in our emerging diverse leaders and creating new realms of inclusion through technology. Cisco is partnering across the globe to multiply our impact and taking a stand for social justice throughout our communities.
Learn more about the impact our commitment is having:
Pay parity means our people are paid fairly across our global company.
Benefiting everyone starts with fairness and equality.
Across our global company, we’ve driven broad improvements in overall representation that have resulted in the most diverse Cisco ever. Today, we have one of the most diverse executive leadership teams in our industry. And we’re just getting started.
Our bold new strategies for accelerating diversity begin with creating new ways to find extraordinary talent. We’ve designed an innovative framework that includes:
Read more about Cisco’s strategies to accelerate and promote diverse talent.
This year, over 3,000 of our employees participated in high-impact development programs through our partnerships with world-class organizations that excel at accelerating diversity and inclusion.
Our strategic partnerships expand our ability to recognize extraordinary diverse talent and give our emerging leaders the capabilities, mentoring and sponsorship, and insightful experiences they need to progress their career.
Our global Inclusion and Collaboration partners include:
At Cisco, we are working across our global community to create a more inclusive future for all.
As a global company, we incorporate the many viewpoints from the companies and locations where we do business.
Cisco supports the STEM education and careers needed to build tomorrow’s workforce.
See how we are creating and cultivating an inclusive work environment where employees can thrive.