Implementing a collaborative model to accelerate the development of regional healthcare, while benefitting underserved children
Beijing, July 10, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Cisco and the United Foundation for Children’s Health (UFCH) have jointly announced the launch of a “Connected Healthy Children China Program.” In addition to a cash donation of RMB 1 million to the program, Cisco has also deployed its collaboration and Cisco WebEx® technology solutions in support of the initiative. Cisco and UFCH have committed the expertise and resources of both parties.
If you look around and think everyone has a mobile phone, you’re right. There are almost as many mobile subscriptions (6.8 billion) as there are people in the world (7.1 billion), according to the International Telecommunication Union.
These days, it's not uncommon to read about the CEO of a company who's also a mother. Take the case of Angela Ahrendts, CEO of fashion company Burberry. Since she took over the iconic English fashion house in 2006, she's transformed the company from an old-school trench-coat purveyor into a social media phenomenon amongst younger fashionistas.
"Given the rapid speed of change in today’s global marketplace, a country must invest in its greatest asset—its people—and train them to excel in science, technology, engineering, and math [STEM]." Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers
A skilled workforce is the backbone of a successful and competitive economy. Unfortunately, here in the United States, we are falling behind on educating people in the STEM fields that are vital to the technology careers that our society depends on.
The U.S. National STEM Solutions Conference is just around the corner and the Cisco CSR team will be among the more than 2,000 business, education, and government leaders from around the United States in attendance at the Austin Convention Center from June 17 to 19, in efforts to continue change in STEM (science, technology, engineering, or math) education, policy, and workforce development.
This video tells how From the Top (FTT), a non-profit, was able to transform its operations and take advantage of cloud and virtualization technologies to improve operational efficiencies and productivity.
One of Cisco’s longest-running traditions is a special program for Silicon Valley nonprofits, which has offered Community Impact Cash Grants to carefully selected community organizations for more than a decade. In recent years, the grant amount has been set at $15,000 each for programs focused on K-8 education and health, a subset of Cisco’s overall social investment areas.
Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is one of the sponsors of the Social Innovation Summit (SIS) at the United Nations in New York City this week. The summit connects global leaders in the corporate, investment, government, and nonprofit sectors and helps them collaborate to multiply the positive impact they can make in the world. The agenda includes presentations and discussions on key strategies and best practices for creating social transformation.