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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.

Read on for our coverage of the company…

Why Sustainable MBAs Should Work for ExxonMobil and JP Morgan

Sustainable MBA students want to work for responsible companies like Unilever, Nike, SAP and M&S, but what about the ‘bad’ guys? Wouldn’t it…

SAP and the Colombian Coffee Growers Federation Partner to Support Rural Workers

In an effort to bring technology to rural communities in Colombia, SAP announced last week that it has joined forces with the Colombian…

Ghanian Shea Butter Non-Profit Collective Shifts to For-Profit Model

The StarShea Network, developed through a multilateral partnership between SAP and PlaNet Finance to improve Ghana's shea butter supply chain, has transitioned to…

World Bank, SAP Jointly Address Skills Development in Africa

SAP Africa, a subsidiary of SAP AG, and the World Bank are moving forward with plans to collaborate on skills development in Africa.

Women in CSR: Brittany Lothe, SAP

Brittany Lothe, Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, SAP, talks about her career, inspiration and recent accomplishments in our Women in CSR series.

How SAP Helped Bring Efficiency to São Paulo’s Electric Utility

Through the lens of sustainability, the savings in energy from this system are probably modest, but reducing costs while still maintaining jobs and…

Four Leaders Share How to Manage Sustainability Metrics

The metrics used to measure an organization's non-financial performance present a churning assortment of evolving standards. At the recent Sustainable Brands “New Metrics…

Friday Anecdote: How SAP Labs’ Sustainability Culture Made Buses More Efficient

A cultural commitment to sustainability led SAP Labs' developers to create a better company bus system, ultimately leading to new business as well.

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 -…

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?

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…

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.

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…

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.

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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