Corporate Social Responsibility

2014 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

Read about Cisco's CSR initiatives over our fiscal year 2014

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The Cisco approach to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is to use our expertise, technology, and partnerships to create positive impact around the world. We believe that being socially and environmentally responsible is good for people and the planet, and essential to the long-term sustainability of our business. Read the 2014 Cisco CSR Report (PDF).

About the Cisco CSR Report

Cisco CSR 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 these high-level priorities:

Governance and Ethics

Find out about our approach to CSR, our commitment to good governance and ethical conduct, and how we respect human rights.

Supply Chain

Read how we embed sustainability into supplier assessments, engage with suppliers to build capability, and work with others to help address industrywide challenges.

Our People

Find out how we offer engaging development opportunities, recognize achievements, and foster an inclusive and healthy workplace to help employees achieve their full potential.


Read how we use our expertise and technology and work with partners to help communities thrive, focusing on education, healthcare, economic development, disaster response, and critical human needs.


Learn how we are working to improve our own environmental performance and using our technology to help our customers reduce their impacts.

We encourage feedback from stakeholders, and we use this report to respond to those with whom we have engaged throughout the year. We aim to be open and transparent about our progress, as well as about the challenges we face. Download the 2014 Cisco CSR Report.

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