Corporate Social Responsibility

Focus Area: Critical Human Needs and Disaster Relief

Multiplying impact by directing essential resources to those in need

Cisco CSR critical human needs efforts leverage our global employee network and technologies to direct more essential resources to those in need. We support programs and partners who deliver the essentials: food, water, shelter, and disaster relief to save lives and restore communities.

CSR Programs

From multiplying the impact of employee donations and volunteer time to connecting the unconnected, our programs improve quality of life in the most dire circumstances.

CSR Partners

Long-term investments and expertise have improved the efficiency and effectiveness of our partners to direct more resources toward those they serve.

  • Feeding America: A vast food bank network uses technology to multiply its impact
  • NetHope: Using technology to coordinate and speed disaster relief efforts
  • InSTEDD: Technology speeds disaster response in times of crisis
  • Inveneo: Affordable technology solutions change lives in hard-to-reach areas
  • Water For People: Harnessing technology to deliver safe, clean water

Critical Human Needs Case Studies

Cisco CSR critical human needs programs multiply impact in communities worldwide.

Critical Human Needs Impact Stories

Individual lives and communities transformed by better access to food, water, shelter, and other necessities.

Optimizing resources to feed the hungry Feeding America >
Restoring communications when disaster strikes NetHope >
Millions in donations to end hunger Global Hunger Relief Campaign