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A New Look for Corporate Social Responsibility at Cisco

by Mary Anne Petrillo
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For years I suppose I was just like you, pretty cynical about the whole concept of “Corporate” social responsibility. Can an organization be truly socially responsible given the bottom line is selling product? Five years ago I left an industry I loved, education technology, and entered into the amorphous world of corporate social responsibility (CSR).

Cisco Launches New Corporate Social Responsibility Website

by Mary Anne Petrillo
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Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has redesigned its external website csr.cisco.com.

The new format makes it easy to find and share impact stories that showcase how Cisco CSR is benefiting people, communities, and the planet. Bringing together technology, partnerships, and our expertise are important reasons for the success of Cisco’s CSR public/private partnerships and its flagship programs like the Cisco Networking Academy.

How Mentors Are Changing the Conversation For Young Women

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It can be lonely for a woman in the technology field.

At the college level, men earn 82 percent of engineering and computer science degrees. And while women make up 47 percent of the overall workforce, they constitute only 27 percent of the science and engineering workforce. Isolation and lack of mentors often prevent women from pursuing and advancing in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields.

How Can the Internet of Everything Improve Our World?

by Mary Anne Petrillo
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Join this week long public conversation on Twitter and Huffington Post Impact starting Oct. 7

Getting Veterans Back To Work

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Tae Yoo, Senior Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cisco

Multiplying the Impact of Social Innovation

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When private sector, government, social and philanthropic leaders apply innovative partnerships and technologies to address social challenges and build sustainable communities, the impact is multiplied.

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