Chapter 27 Community Investment

The final element in the Social Responsibility section of the Scorecard (and of the entire Scorecard) addresses the broad issue of a company’s relationship with the community. The term “community” refers to everything from the local neighbors surrounding a plant to the global community.

Cisco thinks big when it comes to community—aiming to positively impact one billion people by 2025. The company’s goal is to inspire and empower a generation of global problem solvers who will thrive in our digital economy. Among Cisco’s many programs are:

Cisco Networking Academy—builds IT and career skills that empower people to thrive in the digital economy. Over the last 20 years, the program has changed the lives of over ...

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