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Welcome to the
Cisco ESG Reporting Hub

Download Impact Report

An expanded way to enhance our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting and transparency. Here you will find information and data related to many aspects of our ESG pillars, performance, policies and initiatives. This content supplements our 2020 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Impact Report, which details progress on our most material issues over the past year.

Highlights from our 2020
CSR Impact Report


in cash and in-kind contributions to community programs by Cisco and the Cisco foundation, including $53M in cash and PPE for COVID-19 relief


World’s Best Workplace 2019 and 2020, according to Great Place to Work®

employee engagement achieved, allowing us to meet our FY20 goal

530 million

people positively impacted through our social impact grants and signature programs*

*Some of our social impact grantees receive funding from other organizations. Please see the details on the criteria for the number of people positively impacted between FY16-FY20 and the independent limited assurance report.


absolute reduction in total Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions (FY07 baseline)


power requirements of the Cisco 8201 router, 26x less than a predecessor, the
NCS 6008


of Cisco's total global electricity was generated by wind, solar, and hydroelectric sources, including 100% in U.S. and 60% in India

US$5 million

pledged to organizations
focused on social justice

4th annual

Cisco Global Problem Solver Challenge Grand Prize of US$100,000 awarded to Savanna Circuit Tech, which developed a solar-powered chilling system that helps small dairy farmers keep products fresh during transit

2.3 million

students participated in Cisco Networking Academy in FY20, bringing the total since inception in 1997 to 12.6 million students

Ranked No.1

in The Gartner Supply Chain Top 25 for 2020 report

2020 Impact Report Supplement