Corporate Social Responsibility at Cisco

Committed to powering an inclusive future and creating equitable access to opportunity.

Powering an inclusive future

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at Cisco supports the company's mission to power an inclusive future that benefits our employees, communities, and the planet.

Be you, with us: a Pride story

At Cisco, LGBTQ+ employees can bring their whole, authentic selves to work. Community events such as Pride in London offer a platform to demonstrate our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

Where we focus our efforts

Giving back to our communities

Giving back is part of our DNA. Together we raise money, volunteer and make a difference in our local communities.

Investing in Digital Skills

We believe in digital opportunity for everyone. For individuals, communities and organisations across the UK.

A mission to end homelessness

Cisco has partnered with Crisis on issues surrounding homelessness, bringing the tech community together to help find tech solutions.

Between Crisis and Community

Working with The Trussell Trust, Cisco is combining compassion with digital to support the nation’s food banks.

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.

Highlights from FY20


students participated in Cisco Networking Academy in FY20, 12.6 million since 1997.


of our global electricity came from renewable sources.

Ranked No. 1

in The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2020 report.


employee engagement achieved, surpassing this year’s goal.

One of the world’s most sustainably managed companies

Cisco was recently ranked third on The Wall Street Journal’s list of The 100 Most Sustainably Managed Companies in the World.

Cisco named World’s Best Workplace

For the second year in a row, due in part to our response to the pandemic and social injustice in the US, Cisco ranked first on the World’s Best Workplaces list. Hear more from Cisco employees.

Nonprofit partnerships and grant programmes

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

General Information