Corporate Social Responsibility

2011 CSR Awards and Recognition

Wide recognition for Cisco corporate citizenship and leadership


Cisco is pleased to announce our 2011 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.

Environmental Sustainability

  • Green Business Award, Cisco Lawrenceville, Gwinnett Clean & Beautiful (January 2011)
  • America's Top 10 Greenest Companies (#8), Forbes
  • Silver "Green Binnie" Award, Cisco Boxborough, MassRecycle

Governance and Ethics

Social Investment

  • 2010 Corporate Volunteer Organization of the Year, Cisco Lawrenceville, Atlanta Community Food Bank (April 2011)
  • President’s Volunteer Service Gold Award, Cisco Lawrenceville, Atlanta Community Food Bank (April 2011)
  • Corporate Engagement Award of Excellence, Points of Light Institute (June 2011)
  • Top Corporate Philanthropists Greater Bay Area (#5 of 65), San Francisco Business Times (July 2011)
  • Top Charitable Contributor, Boston Business Journal (September 2011)
  • Corporate Philanthropy Award (#1 of 50), San Jose Business Journal (November 2011)
  • IMPACT Large Business Award, Corporate Volunteer Council (CVC) of Atlanta (November 2011)
  • Excellence Award in Corporate Citizenship, North Carolina Tech Association (November 2011)
  • Good Neighbor Award, Cisco Lawrenceville, American Red Cross (June 2011)
  • Best Corporate Citizenship Award, 21st Century Business Herald and 21st Century Business Review (December 2011)
  • Best CSR Partner, Dubai Women’s College, for Cisco Networking Academy (December 2011)
  • Best Company of Corporate Social Responsibility Award, for Connecting Sichuan, IT Times Weekly (2011)
  • Significant Contribution Award, for Connecting Sichuan, Sichuan Provincial Government (2011)
  • Outstanding Contribution Award for Corporate Social Responsibility, for Connecting Sichuan, China Ministry of Education (2011)
  • Outstanding CSR Case Studies Awards, for Connecting Sichuan, China Philanthropy Times under the Ministry of Civil Affairs (2011)
  • Outstanding CSR, Mexican Center for Philanthropy (2011)
  • Real Heroes: Innovative Preparedness Award, for Cisco Tactical Operations Team, American Red Cross (2011)
  • Laureate Award Recognition, for Cisco Networking Academy, GETideas.org, and Connecting Sichuan, Computerworld Honors Program (2011)

Supply Chain Standards

Our People: Workforce Development

General CSR Awards

  • Best 100 Corporate Citizens (#37), Corporate Responsibility Magazine (April 2011)