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Your Cheat Sheet to Cisco’s 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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This post was written by guest blogger Lori Biesen, CSR Consultant, Corporate Affairs Marketing, Cisco.

FY18 was a significant year for CSR in many ways – Blackrock’s CEO Larry Fink came out strong in his annual letter titled, “A Sense of Purpose,” emphasizing the importance that business considers their impact on society and the environment.

Implementing a Successful Public-Private Partnership | Part 1: Find the Right Partner

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This is the first article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.

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This is the first article in a five-part series on how a company or organization can develop, implement, and sustain successful public-private partnerships (PPP) that achieve large-scale impact.

When the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team Grows Up…

…what do they want to be?
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Cisco Live 2016 was an exciting opportunity for a handful of young men and women. As part of the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team, 10 students worked side-by-side with Cisco engineers in Las Vegas, setting up and maintaining a massive network for more than 28,000 attendees.

The NBA: Tapping into Cisco Networking Academy to Develop a Talent Pipeline

by Gena Pirtle, Marketing & Workforce Programs Manager for Cisco Corporate Affairs
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The NBA draws its fans by creating an environment of excitement and thrilling spectators with superstar athletes and explosive action. Cisco, the official technology sponsor of the NBA, has helped to enhance the fan experience through connected network solutions.

2015 Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility Report: Society

by Austin Belisle
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Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility strategy prioritizes the issues that are most important to our business and to our stakeholders, identified through a formal CSR materiality assessment. We use the Cisco CSR Report to communicate our approach, objectives, progress, and challenges around five high-level priorities. Today, we’ll focus on Society.

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Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility strategy prioritizes the issues that are most important to our business and to our stakeholders, identified through a formal CSR materiality assessment. We use the Cisco CSR Report to communicate our approach, objectives, progress, and challenges around five high-level priorities. Today, we’ll focus on Society.

Behind the Scenes with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team

By Austin Belisle
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Earlier this year, Cisco senior system engineer Josh Kittle attended Cisco Live in San Diego and had his first encounter with the Cisco Networking Academy Dream Team – a group of students who are given the chance to gain real-world experience setting up massive networks at high-profile events like Cisco Live and the NBA All-Star Game.

Digital Challenge Helps Young People Solve Social Challenges in Brazil

by Julie Chrysler
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What better place to incorporate a Hackathon than at World Skills, an event already bursting with energy and excitement? This year, the organization introduced a Digital Challenge with the goal to help local non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with real-world problems, and show that IT-related competitions can be fun and engaging.

Young People Show Off Their IT Skills at Global Competition

by Julie Chrysler
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It’s hard to believe 2 years have already passed since I first experienced WorldSkills in Leipzig, Germany. The intensity and energy of the week were unforgettable, so I’m excited to be back this year, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to experience it again.

A Journey from WorldSkills to Cisco

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This post was written by guest blogger Jean-Philippe Desbiens, 23, laboratory administrator at Cisco Montreal. Cisco CCNA certified since age 17, Jean-Philippe is now CCNP certified and studying for his CCIE. He is involved in his community and is always eager to learn new technologies.

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This post was written by guest blogger Jean-Philippe Desbiens, 23, laboratory administrator at Cisco Montreal. Cisco CCNA certified since age 17, Jean-Philippe is now CCNP certified and studying for his CCIE. He is involved in his community and is always eager to learn new technologies.

Social Innovation: Good for Society and Good for Business

by Alexis Raymond
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Organizations are increasingly paying more attention to two areas that are critical to business success and sustainability: Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and human capital development.

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