Cisco Corporate Affairs

Let Cisco be your inspiration for a more impactful CSR

The goal

  • Uncover ethics-focused startups to support the brand’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategies.

The approach

  • Create a pioneering new research framework designed to specifically evaluate social incubators.
  • Determine the top-performing accelerators and incubators using 40 KPIs.
  • Deliver a best-practice knowledge base to the team at Cisco.

The results

  • The findings of the study were presented during the 2015 Social Capital Markets Conference in San Francisco, California.
  • Awards presented to six of the top-performing social incubators for outstanding achievements.
  • The Social Benchmark Report, published by UBI Global, continues to be the gold-standard reference study of social incubation.

The download

UBI Global and Cisco joined forces to increase the knowledge base of global best practices by identifying top-performing organizations around the world through sponsorship of the World Benchmark Study for 2019–2020.

The innovation landscape is dynamic and multi-layered. Companies can access fresh ideas- if they understand it.

Download our report, Activate CSR Strategy for an overview of how companies can get to know their innovation environments (and what they can do to get involved).

Cisco Corporate Affairs, an innovative company wanting to compliment the CSR strategy, is spotlighted as an example. Discussion includes how to:

  • identify business incubators
  • find ways to support innovation
  • discover channels for promotion
  • and more!