Environmental impact in Cisco's supply chain

May 7, 2021 EcoVadis ‏‏‎

Making the world a better place with technology begins with how we make that technology. This commitment is core to our desire to power an Inclusive Future. Cisco addresses environmental and social impacts across our supply chain to ensure we uphold human rights, promote worker health and well–being, and minimize negative environmental impacts. A responsible, resilient supply chain is critical to our business success and supports our ability to transition from a linear economy to a circular economy. 

GHG emissions from our supply chain are 5x greater than the footprint of our own operations, close to the average among global corporations. Engaging with suppliers is therefore a critical way for businesses to reduce their overall carbon footprint and address the increasing impacts of climate change. 

 As laid out below, we partner with our suppliers to drive forward progress on multiple aspects of environmental sustainability.

Read the full article at: blogs.cisco.com

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