Overview

Cisco integrates environmental policies into engineering, manufacturing, and end-of-life processes, using socially accountable business practices to help reduce the environmental impact of networking products.


We collaborate globally with industry peers, regulatory agencies, and standards bodies to address the environmental impact of networking products. Cisco programs focus on product impacts throughout their lifecycle.



Overview: Cisco works with engineers, suppliers, and industry peers to minimize the environmental impact through a comprehensive materials management strategy.
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REACH


RoHS


BFR / PVC


Overview: Cisco is committed to reducing the energy consumption of our products and solutions, which helps our customers to reduce their carbon footprint.
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Waste

From product design, to packaging, to documentation, through end of life, Cisco looks at how to reduce waste.
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Packaging

As part of our commitment to provide environmentally sound solutions to customers, Cisco focuses on applying that principle to our protective packaging and product accompanying materials.
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Takeback & Recycle

  • Cisco end-of-life programs reduce the overall impact on the environment and help decrease customer costs to track, store, and manage excess or obsolete products.
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WEEE

  • Cisco closely monitors regulations relating to product end of life and adheres to all applicable legislation worldwide. In Europe, Cisco has gone beyond the requirements in the European Union (EU) Directive on Waste from Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) by registering as a producer in all EU countries where Cisco is permitted to do so, despite not generally being defined as the producer.
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Overview: Customers and regulators increasingly demand products that minimize energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions. For that reason, energy efficiency is a growing consideration in Cisco product design.
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Product Energy Efficiency:

As customers and regulators increasingly demand products that minimize energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency is a growing consideration in our product design.
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Low Carbon Solutions

Our low-carbon networking and communications solutions help users reduce environmental impacts and support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

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Overview: Cisco value-chain programs help ensure that products can be sourced, manufactured, and sold worldwide, in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.
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