Corporate Social Responsibility

2007 CSR Awards and Recognition

Wide recognition for Cisco corporate citizenship and leadership


Cisco is pleased to announce our 2007 CSR awards and recognitions for CSR programs and practices on environmental sustainability, governance and ethics, workplace opportunities, social investment programs, supply chain leadership, and corporate citizenship.

Governance and Ethics

  • Best Investor Relations by a CEO and best shareholder communications, IR Magazine
  • Top Shareholder-Friendly Companies 2007, Institutional Investors

Our People: Workforce Development

  • 2007 Working Mother 100 Best Companies, Working Mother Magazine
  • Best 100 places to work (#11), Fortune
  • 100 Most Respected Companies (#9), Barron's
  • Most Respected Companies of China Award
  • 100% Score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) (4th consecutive year), Corporate Equality Index
  • Great Place to Work in Germany (#11), AG and Great Place to Work Institute
  • Employer of Choice For Women, Australian Government, Equal Opportunity for Women in the Workplace Agency (EOWA)
  • Most Admired Companies, Fortune
  • Best CEO, Institutional Investor
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles – Gold Ranking, National Business Group on Health
  • Top 100 Employers in Electronic Design

Social Investment

  • Clinton Global Citizen Award, first ever, for John Chambers
  • International Community Service Award, US Chamber of Commerce Business Civic Leadership Center (BCLC)
  • Outstanding Corporate Citizen Award, CISSE (Colloquium for Information Systems Security Education)
  • Corporate Philanthropy award, Silicon Valley/San Jose Business Journal
  • Best Employers in Australia, Highly Commended, Hewitts Best Employers