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SAP AG: CSR & Sustainability news

SAP AG is a German software corporation that makes enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. Headquartered in Walldorf, Baden-Württemberg, with regional offices around the world, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software. The company’s best known products are its enterprise resource planning application (SAP ERP), its enterprise data warehouse solution – SAP Business Warehouse, SAP BusinessObjects software, and most recently, Sybase mobile products and in-memory computing appliance SAP HANA.

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Unilever and SAP: Raising the Corporate Bar in Africa

In contrast with the history of western corporations laying waste to African villages, modern-day companies SAP and Unilever are thriving in Africa -…
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The CSR Officer: What if a Company Doesn’t Have One?

How can a company interested in doing more for the community, but does not have a dedicated CSR officer or manager, move forward?
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The Business Case for Strategic Philanthropy

SAP's work around the world is an example of making the business case for strategic philanthropy as part of a firm's program of…
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SAP Invests in Skills Development Programs Throughout Africa

SAP launched a “Skills for Africa” program tasked with the development of information technology skills in this growing market.
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SAP Pledges to Hire Adults with Autism For 1% of Workforce

This week SAP announced that one percent of its workforce will eventually be adults diagnosed with a form of autism. That number could…
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5 Necessary Steps to Better Integrated Reporting AND a More Sustainable Company

SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf outlines the 5 steps behind an effective integrated report.
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Supporting Science Education One Key to a Prosperous South Africa

The Cape Town Science Centre aims to spark interest among local youth who can help build South Africa’s, and the continent’s, capacity in…
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Doomed Wildlife Pushes Companies to Boost CSR Efforts in Africa

We need to pressure multinational companies investing in Africa to ensure there is plenty of land, and protection, for the continent’s wildlife and…
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SAP TwoGo: Cloud-Based Carpooling Game Changer

Today SAP releases GoTwo, a cloud-based carpooling application that promises to make ridesharing easier for corporate and municipal employees.
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Standard Bank and SAP Team Up to Expand Banking to Millions in South Africa

Standard Bank’s AccessBanking is a big step forward for personal finance and banking in South Africa.
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CSR in Africa, the Next Sustainable Business Frontier

Watch for CSR in Africa to become central in both local and multinational companies’ agendas.
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Top 10 Employee Engagement Strategies

What companies offer the top 10 employment engagement strategies? Start with trusting employees as part of your firm's CSR agenda.
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SAP’s Integrated Reporting is a Big Success

SAP recently released its first integrated reporting results for financial and non-financial performance in 2012.
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Poverty Solutions: What Can Businesses Do?

So how can business work on poverty solutions with NGOs, local governments and even directly with the world’s poorest citizens?
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The Business Case For Sustainability is Becoming Easier to Make

Good news: the business case for sustainability is becoming an easier sell for companies both large and small.