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Welcome to the Cisco
ESG Reporting Hub

Here, you will find relevant information and data related to many aspects of our environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives, performance, and policies.

Cisco has a purpose to Power an Inclusive Future for All. Our 2022 Purpose Report summarizes how we have brought this purpose to life. The report describes our commitments, goals, progress, and impact for the ESG topics that are significant to achieving Cisco's purpose and are important for our stakeholders. This ESG Reporting Hub includes in-depth information on all reporting topics.

Purpose Personified. 2020 Cisco Purpose Report

Our people highlights

employee participation in
community impact for third
year in a row

increase in representation of all employees who self-identify as African American/Black (AA/B) from entry level through manager (FY20 base year)

Our global communities highlights

US$494 million
in cash and in-kind contributions to community programs by Cisco and the Cisco Foundation, including US$377 million in in-kind contributions for Cisco Networking Academy

Positively impacted
848 million
people through our social impact grants and signature programs (FY16-FY22)1

1 Some of our social impact grantees also receive funding from other organizations. Data for fiscal 2022 is currently subject to independent limited assurance. For details on the previous year's reporting of the number of people positively impacted between fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2021, please see our Reporting Criteria and the independent limited assurance report. To access the fiscal 2016-fiscal 2021 assurance report, download the PDF, and open in Adobe Acrobat Reader to click-to-accept terms to access the full document.

Environment highlights

The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) approved our goal of
net zero by 2040
across our value chain

Reduced Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by
compared to FY19 base year1

1 By reducing our absolute Scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions 90% compared to fiscal 2019 and neutralizing any remaining emissions by removing an equal amount from the atmosphere.

Report archives
Index of tables and diagrams