Congratulations to Cisco on its Award for Corporate Excellence
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presented Cisco with the Secretary of State’s 2010 Award for Corporate Excellence (ACE). The ACE is given annually to U.S. businesses that exhibit good corporate citizenship, promote innovation and advance democratic principles around the world.
Cisco, the computer networking company, was chosen to receive this prestigious award for helping to connect the Israeli and Palestinian economies and people, and for engaging in several partnerships and initiatives to enhance technical capacity, connectivity, education and opportunities for women and youth in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.
Secretary Clinton invited Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers “to accept this ACE Award for your efforts to create jobs, improve lives, and lay the groundwork for lasting peace.”
In Washington, DC, Secretary Clinton presented the award to Cisco Chairman and CEO John Chambers and in Jerusalem, linked via digital video conference with the Secretary’s event, U.S. Ambassador James Cunningham, U.S. Consul General Daniel Rubinstein and Cisco Senior Manager Zika Abzuk, who leads the CSR efforts for Cisco, celebrated the award.
Congratulations to Cisco and Zika for their impressive results and the recognition it’s generating.