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Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'
Reducing Transport Emissions in Electronics Supply Chains, the 'SmartWay'

6 days ago - Electronics manufacturers are asking for more sustainability data from suppliers as the demand for CSR extends throughout the supply chain.

GCAS: 400 Investors, Salesforce & Friends 'Step Up' to Ensure Climate Turning Point by 2020
GCAS: 400 Investors, Salesforce & Friends 'Step Up' to Ensure Climate Turning Point by 2020

4 months ago - Today, among a flurry of big announcements at the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, Salesforce announced its leadership in the creation of the Step Up Declaration and strategic corporate commitments to help catalyze a climate turning point by 2020.

Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal
Global Climate Action Series: Cisco Announces Ambitious Product Power Efficiency Goal

4 months ago - Note: This blog originally appeared by guest writer Darrel Stickler, Global Environmental Sustainability Leader at Cisco on the company blog. Today is the first day of the Global Climate Action Summit (GCAS) in San Francisco, just north of Cisco’s global headquarters. A low-carbon footprint event for Cisco to attend! The theme of the summit is “Take Ambition to the Next Level.”

Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech
Intel, HP, Apple Named Leaders in Taking Action Against Forced Labor in Tech

7 months ago - KnowTheChain has released its second ranking of the top 40 global information and communications technology (ICT) companies on their efforts and disclosure related to eradicating forced labor.

Cisco Expanding Connected Conservation in 2018
Cisco Expanding Connected Conservation in 2018

8 months ago - For 27 years, Dimension Data and Cisco have been partners in delivering on a greater good for the world. In 2015, with a shared passion for protecting wildlife heritage through technology, we launched Connected Conservation. The goal was to help protect and stop the poaching of rhinos using a unique solution, starting with a pilot in a private game reserve adjacent to the Kruger National Park in South Africa. The project has been a resounding success: in just two years of deployment, the Connected Conservation project has reduced poaching in the reserve by 96%.

Cisco’s Bangalore Campus Now Powered by Solar
Cisco’s Bangalore Campus Now Powered by Solar

9 months ago - I am very excited to announce that Cisco’s Bangalore campus is now using solar power generated by two new offsite solar installations located in Karnataka, India. Cisco recently signed two solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) that will collectively deliver 85,000 megawatt-hours of clean, renewable electricity every year to the local electric grid where our Bangalore campus is located.

Cisco Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award
Cisco Receives 2018 AT&T Supplier Award

9 months ago - Cisco is receiving the 2018 AT&T* Supplier Award for its outstanding performance and service to AT&T affiliates during the past year. The company is being recognized for its outstanding contributions across a broad scope of selection criteria, including supplier diversity results, creative cost management solutions, teamwork, customer service, product/service performance and sustainability.

Cisco to Provide Destination: Home with $50 Million Over Five Years to Help End Homelessness in Santa Clara County
Cisco to Provide Destination: Home with $50 Million Over Five Years to Help End Homelessness in Santa Clara County

9 months ago - Desintaion: Home today announced that Cisco has committed $50 million over the next five years to help end homelessness in Santa Clara County. Destination: Home will utilize this significant partnership with Cisco to leverage existing public resources to build more housing for the most vulnerable residents, improve technology capacity across the homeless services sector, and invest in promising and evidence-based practices to most effectively help individuals and families in need of support and stability.

Cisco and Portugal’s Government Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Country Digitization
Cisco and Portugal’s Government Announce Collaboration to Accelerate Country Digitization

10 months ago - The Government of Portugal and Cisco signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to accelerate country digitization. The signing followed a meeting yesterday between Portugal’s Prime Minister António Costa, Cisco Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Chuck Robbins, and Sofia Tenreiro, General Manager of Cisco Portugal. Over the next two years, Portugal and Cisco will cooperate to capture opportunities presented by a digital economy, with the aim to positively impact economic growth, education, innovation, and competitiveness as well as social inclusion and quality of life.

CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks
CDP Names 58 Companies Leading the Charge Against Climate-Related Supply Chain Risks

11 months ago - The number of companies committed to tackling emissions in the supply chain has doubled over the last year, according to new research from CDP and McKinsey & Company.

Cisco Accelerates Global Problem Solving in 2017
Cisco Accelerates Global Problem Solving in 2017

11 months ago - Our world is more connected than ever before, and these connections are increasing. Research predicts that 500 billion devices will be connected to the Internet by 2030. Explosive growth and innovations, including augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and the Internet of Things (IoT) are also transforming our global landscape in unprecedented ways.

Tech, Oil, Auto Industries Top 2018 Global 100 Index of Sustainable Corporations
Tech, Oil, Auto Industries Top 2018 Global 100 Index of Sustainable Corporations

11 months ago - Corporate Knights has released its 14th annual Global 100 list of the most sustainable corporations in the world. Global 100 companies were selected from a pool of 5,994 publicly listed companies representing 22 countries and encompassing all sectors of the economy. Each was evaluated on a set of up to 17 environmental, social and governance indicators relative to their industry peers using publicly available information.

Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers
Newsweek Names L’Oréal, Unilever, CVS 2017's Top Corporate Sustainability Performers

1 year ago - Newsweek has released the results of its 2017 Global 500 Green Rankings, an annual assessment of the sustainability performance of the largest publicly-traded companies in the US and the world by revenue. This year, beauty giant L’Oréal came out on top, ranking as the top-performing global company and best performing personal products company.

Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens
Tech Giants Dominate 2017 JUST 100 List of Top Corporate Citizens

1 year ago - JUST Capital, a nonprofit research organization, and Forbes have released the 2017 edition of the JUST 100 List, which ranks publicly traded companies in the US on their performance to act on the priorities of the public.

Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving
Cisco’s FY17 CSR Report: Accelerating Global Problem Solving

1 year ago - We live in a digitally connected world where anyone can be a global problem solver, addressing critical issues like unemployment, hunger, poverty, climate change, and income inequality. By combining the power of technology with innovative, entrepreneurial, and passionate people, we can accelerate solutions that create positive and lasting change. Last year, Cisco set an ambitious new goal: harnessing the power of global problem solvers to positively impact the lives of one billion people by 2025. We set out to achieve this goal and make this impact in three ways:

Cisco Innovation Challenge helps students launch their ventures
Cisco Innovation Challenge helps students launch their ventures

1 year ago - Everyone needs to do their part to conserve water. But what if entire communities could work together to eliminate the unnecessary waste of this valuable resource? That’s the idea behind Green Plant Framework/Aquifer Systems, founded by Joshua Parde. The system allows users to compare the total volume of water delivered from a municipal source to the amount actually used in a home or other building. With this data, homeowners and property managers can identify water leaks and make critical repairs.

Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List
Unilever, L’Oréal Raise the Bar on Corporate Climate Action, Topping CDP's A-List

1 year ago - Global environmental disclosure platform CDP has released the results of its annual tracker of how the largest, most environmentally impactful companies are responding to climate change.

Cisco Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals
Cisco Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goals

1 year ago - In FY17, which ended in July, Cisco completed and met our latest greenhouse gas (GHG) Scope 1 and 2 reduction goal. To recap, Cisco’s past Scope 1 and 2 reduction goals include:

Think Global. Act Local. Global Service Month at Cisco.
Think Global. Act Local. Global Service Month at Cisco.

1 year ago - Fall is just around the corner, and communities around the world are preparing for change; for some, a change as they return to school, and for others, a change in the seasons. Cisco employees are also gearing up to “Be the Bridge” and become the change in their local communities. Enter our second annual Global Service Month. This month-long initiative, which runs the length of September, is an incredible opportunity to celebrate Cisco’s commitment to making a collective impact in the communities where we live, work and play.

Member Spotlight: Cisco’s Unni Nair on how the digital industrial revolution can transform the corporate sustainability field and create more meaningful connections
Member Spotlight: Cisco’s Unni Nair on how the digital industrial revolution can transform the corporate sustainability field and create more meaningful connections

1 year ago - We sat down recently with Unni Nair (@unni_k_nair), Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability at Cisco Systems, to discuss how his personal experience has shaped his work in sustainability. Read on to learn more about how his unique background and passion for social causes, technology and business has led him to his current role at Cisco.

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