Connect Everything: A Tech Company Rises to the Refugee Challenge

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Connect Everything: A Tech Company Rises to the Refugee Challenge

by Sue-Lynn Moses
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Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 10:30am

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Cisco Systems pulls down somewhere between $40 billion and $50 billion in revenue annually and with a market capitalization of around $135 billion, there’s no doubt this company is a titan. And it’s not unusual for corporate giants to give generously, especially for a company such as Cisco, which has been repeatedly named as one of the best global companies to work for by Fortune Magazine. What’s surprising about Cisco’s CSR is that it often flies under the radar.

How far under the radar? Cisco was recently awarded the Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Social Responsibility. This marks the second time Cisco has received the award and the first time it’s been recognized for its global philanthropy. And one of the areas of global philanthropy in which Cisco has increased its engagement is its work with refugees, a critical area that many funders have avoided. 

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Keywords: Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives | People Deal | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | cisco csr | refugees

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