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For the second year in a row, Cisco is ranked #1 on Fortune's "100 Best Companies to Work For" (https://fortune.com/best-companies/2022/). We are committed to building a Conscious Culture which puts a focus on trust and transparency. We offer virtual forums via our Webex platform to create "safe spaces" for candid conversations that promote comradarie and allyship. We provide a stimulating and inclusive work environment to foster development and tap into employee skills and expertise by offering formal Stretch Assignments with bonus recognition awards for those helping to drive veteran-focused initiatives including: promoting employee well-being, building diverse talent pipelines, raising awareness around social justice issues and supporting military spouses. Our employee-led VETS ERG builds bridges between Cisco's partner ecosystem and the military community through mentoring and employment opportunities. In 2022, our "Time to Give" program provided up to 80 hours of paid time off for each employee to participate in volunteer activities and we match up to $10,000 in employee donations through Matching Gifts. In 2022, we implemented hybrid work and 4-day workweek options for employees to optimize work-life balance during the pandemic. Our Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offers 24/7 support for mental health and wellness resources available to all employees and their families.