Cisco Blog > Corporate Social Responsibility
By Alexis Raymond
At Cisco, our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) strategy centers on a simple question: How can we use the power of the Internet to benefit individuals and communities? More often than not, the answer involves collaborating with other organizations-- nonprofits, government agencies, or healthcare facilities, for example--to multiply the impact technology can have.
I’d like to introduce you to one of those partners: One Global Economy. This Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit provides people in underserved communities with greater access to technology, Internet connectivity, online content--and the training and support to use it all.
One Global Economy’s flagship program is the Beehive: A multilingual web portal that provides content on topics like health, education, jobs, and money. It is written in the local language, in an easy-to-read style, and addresses topics residents have indicated a need for; that c