Category Archives: Corporate Social Responsibility

How Video Conferencing Delivers Education and Mental Health Care to the Arctic

The territory of Nunavut, Canada is incredibly cold and remote. It’s roughly a four-hour plane ride north of Toronto, with temperatures well below the freezing mark for eight months of the year, dark in the winter months and light all … Continue reading

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Clara’s Big Ride: Crossing boundaries and pushing the limits to end the stigma on mental illness

It’s not only a bike ride across Canada; it is a connected experience like we have never seen before. Clara Hughes, six-time Olympic medalist in cycling and speed skating, will be pushing the limit in an epic 110-day (12,000 KM) … Continue reading

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Santa Virtually Checks His List Twice

Santa, with a little help from Cisco and the latest video technology, checked in, at seven hospitals across the country, to virtually check his list twice with some very special children. Through out the week of December 2nd, 2013, Cisco’s … Continue reading

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President’s Innovation Challenge – Making a difference today, for tomorrow!

I am proud to announce that Cisco is the Premier Partner and the Official Information and Communications Technology Provider of the TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games!  The Games will take place from July 10th – July 26th and August … Continue reading

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Why should you care about high tech careers: A day with Girls Incorporated

The motto of Girls Incorporated of Durham is “Inspiring all girls to be smart, strong and bold…” The theme of their Re-thinc Girls conference this year was technology, so when the organizers reached out to Cisco to participate, a small group of hardy volunteers gave up … Continue reading

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Cisco helps the Miller twins to conquer Science, Technology, Engineering and Math – one robot at a time

Cisco Canada is always excited when Canadian youth are involved in science, technology and engineering – so we went ahead and added an incentive. Cisco Canada recently had the pleasure of supporting the 2013 For Inspirational and Recognition of Science … Continue reading

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UNICEF goes the distance to save the lives of children with Cisco TelePresence

As a global organization dedicated to saving children’s lives, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) works tirelessly to ensure the most vulnerable children in the world survive and thrive. The dedication and determination of our staff and supporters around the world … Continue reading

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Ready, set, go! Cisco and the Toronto International Track and Field Games

Cisco is proud to support amateur sport in the communities across Canada in which we live, work, learn and play. Sport excites us, and perhaps unlike anything else, can deliver the moments we remember for a life time. We remember … Continue reading

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The Girls of FRC 1547 share their Girls in ICT Day Experience

Last week I shared my thoughts on Girls in ICT Day at our Toronto office. But I believe Girls in ICT Day is really about the girls and their experience, and how we can encourage more girls to enter mathematics, … Continue reading

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Cisco, TELUS and Free The Children: You Change the World, and We’ll Change the Way You Work

It didn’t take much to become enamored with Free the Children. We, Cisco, were hooked by the story of an organization that began with a 12-year-old gathering eleven of his friends together to help end child labour, and grew into … Continue reading

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