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SAP and Google Cloud Want to Make a Sustainable Difference—With You!
SAP and Google Cloud Want to Make a Sustainable Difference—With You!

3 weeks ago - SAP is proud to partner with Google Cloud to further our commitment to sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals while we strive for a circular economy.

Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018
Top 5 Companies That Effectively Amplified Their Impact in 2018

1 month ago - As we wrap up work for the year and prepare for 2019, we reflected back on all that occurred this year within our niche realm of sustainability communications — and when looking back, it was apparent that 2018 was the year of brands taking stands.

Playfully exploring the SDGs: SAP counts on gamification
Playfully exploring the SDGs: SAP counts on gamification

2 months ago - IT-company SAP counts on gamification to make employees, customers and partners more familiar with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through its new “Wheel of Purpose”. Gamification means applying game-typical elements to a context that has little to do with games to raise motivation and joy for educational content.

Technology and China’s Green Development - Innovating An Environmentally Sustainable Future
Technology and China’s Green Development - Innovating An Environmentally Sustainable Future

2 months ago - SAP has made environmental sustainability an integral part of corporate strategy. We strive to promote sustainability across our entire business and to extend our impact through partners and customers. One area of the world where this is vitally important is China. As the world’s largest greenhouse gas emitter and manufacturing powerhouse, China is a focal point for any conversation around global environmental issues. The country’s central government is committed to policies ensuring that its accelerated development takes full consideration of the environment.

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#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication
#NewMetrics18: Dos, Don'ts, Tools and Topics Critical to Sustainability Communication

3 months ago - Last week at Sustainable Brands’ New Metrics ’18 conference in Philadelphia, PA, over 300 delegates from brands, NGOs, strategists and practitioners across sectors gathered to share the newest credible tools and solutions for assessing the ROI of Sustainable Business.

SAP Partnering with the Social Enterprise World Forum to Help the Social Enterprise Sector Run Better and Improve People’s Lives
SAP Partnering with the Social Enterprise World Forum to Help the Social Enterprise Sector Run Better and Improve People’s Lives

4 months ago - Note: This article was written by Mona Farah is head of Strategic Initiatives for EMEA, MEE & Greater China at SAP and Jennifer Beason, head of Communications for Corporate Social Responsibility at SAP. It originally appeared on the company's sustainability newsroom. Social Enterprise Academy provides high-quality and accessible learning and development opportunities to support people and organizations enabling social change in Scotland and across the globe.

SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

4 months ago - The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.

Trending: Cloud-Based, Wood-Based Solutions Latest Attacks on Plastic Waste
Trending: Cloud-Based, Wood-Based Solutions Latest Attacks on Plastic Waste

4 months ago - This week, SAP UKI announced plans to work with partners to pilot a “Plastics Cloud,” which will collect existing and live data from across the plastics supply chain to spark new ideas for waste reduction. The Plastics Cloud will use the power of SAP Leonardo, including machine learning, to compile information which can be used to forecast trends in plastics purchasing and recycling, enabling services to meet demand. Data could also be shared with consumers to help them understand their own plastics impact.

SAP: Building a Business Case for Sustainability through Data
SAP: Building a Business Case for Sustainability through Data

5 months ago - While many businesses recognize the importance of sustainability, not enough are investing in a strategic plan powered by data. How can companies place benchmarks on and distill this often obscure information into actionable insights? As part of the Thought Leaders channel on the openSAP platform, SAP and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®) are working to help answer this question through a free online course, “Improving Confidence in Sustainability Performance Data.”

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SAP's #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounges Foster STEM Skills and Careers Among Young Women in Africa
SAP's #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounges Foster STEM Skills and Careers Among Young Women in Africa

6 months ago - The first #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounge in Africa is opening at the SAP Next-Gen Lab location at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in South Africa. The launch of #sheinnovates Girls’ Lounge at UCT coincides with the #sheinnovates Festival taking place today at Startupbootcamp AfriTech.

“The Corporate Reporting Dialogue Is Looking for Alignment, Not for One Common Framework”
“The Corporate Reporting Dialogue Is Looking for Alignment, Not for One Common Framework”

6 months ago - Sustainable Brands recently talked to Wim Bartels, Program Lead at the Corporate Reporting Dialogue (CRD) about key issues and initiatives around the further development of corporate reporting.

SAP Partner Itron Strives to Save Every Drop of Water
SAP Partner Itron Strives to Save Every Drop of Water

8 months ago - Water is the most precious resource on earth — just ask the 844 million people globally that do not have regular access to a safe water supply. Knowing this shortage, it’s almost inconceivable that 25 to 50 percent of the water that gets treated is wasted. And yet that’s the painful truth according to the International Water Association. And it’s not just water. We’re also incredibly inefficient in how we produce and use gas and electricity; too much is wasted. It’s a situation that SAP partner Itron, a Liberty Lake, Washington-based company, is looking to change.

Procurement Gets More Responsible with SAP Ariba
Procurement Gets More Responsible with SAP Ariba

11 months ago - What is the purpose of procurement? Not long ago, the answer might have been “to lower costs” or “drive process efficiencies.” But times are changing. Today, many companies are looking to procurement to make the world a better place and improve lives. And SAP Ariba can help them do it. The company today announced it is opening access to additional insights as part of its supplier risk solution, enabling companies to track more than 200 risk types and more effectively manage their costs with conscience. The news came during SAP Ariba Live, the premier business commerce conference being held this week at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.

2020 Targets Met Early
2020 Targets Met Early

11 months ago - SAP’s latest Integrated Report, released today, sets it all out in black and white: In 2017, SAP cut its CO2 emissions by 55,000 tons year over year. That’s a whopping 14%. But even more important: At 325 kilotons, our carbon footprint is once again below the year 2000 levels. Back in 2009, SAP had set itself the goal of reducing its global greenhouse gas emissions to the year 2000 level by 2020 – despite strong company growth in the interim.

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2nd Livelihoods Carbon Fund Poised to Prevent 25MT of C02 Emissions
2nd Livelihoods Carbon Fund Poised to Prevent 25MT of C02 Emissions

1 year ago - On December 11, 2017, ahead of the One Planet Climate Summit, Crédit Agricole, Danone, Firmenich, Hermès, Michelin, SAP, Schneider Electric and Voyageurs du Monde will officially launch the new Livelihoods Carbon Fund.

SAP and UNIDO Join Forces to Enable UN SDGs with Innovative Technologies
SAP and UNIDO Join Forces to Enable UN SDGs with Innovative Technologies

1 year ago - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) and the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) today announce the signing of a joint declaration to advance the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and monitor its implementation, in particular in the area of inclusive and sustainable industrialization, by utilizing innovative technologies including analytics, reporting, the Internet of Things, artificial intelligence, blockchain and others.

SAP Alumni Network: Making a Difference with Your Old Laptop
SAP Alumni Network: Making a Difference with Your Old Laptop

1 year ago - Your laptop is a bit slow. The display could be better, and it’s too heavy anyway. It still works, but you feel it’s time for a new one. So you add the old one to the pile of discarded gadgets in your basement and wonder whether there isn’t a better way. The answer is yes, there is! Labdoo.org can help. Labdoo, a global volunteer organization, will transform your old laptop into an educational tool for someone else and bring the device to children in developing countries or to refugees, for example.

SAP Vows To Go 'Carbon Neutral' By 2025
SAP Vows To Go 'Carbon Neutral' By 2025

1 year ago - Business software giant SAP has this week provided an update on its wide-ranging sustainability plans, revealing a new goal to make its operations 'carbon neutral' by 2025. The company said it is currently "well on track" to meet its target to return its carbon emissions to 2000 levels by 2020 and is now ready to set a more ambitious longer term target. "We are well on track to achieve our current carbon target," said chief sustainability officer Daniel Schmid in a statement. "But we have the ambition to remain a frontrunner and look beyond 2020. By 2025, we will become carbon neutral in SAP's operations. This is the logical next step in SAP's long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) avoidance strategy."

Richard Howitt on a Sustainability-Inclusive IIRC: I'm Up for the Challenge!
Richard Howitt on a Sustainability-Inclusive IIRC: I'm Up for the Challenge!

2 years ago - This post is a response to a challenge posed earlier this year to new IIRC Chief Executive Richard Howitt by Dr. Mark W. McElroy and Martin P. Thomas, co-authors of The Multicapital Scorecard (2016). The goal to make Integrated Reporting the global norm in corporate reporting is indeed at a breakthrough moment.

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SAP SuccessFactors Initiative Pledges $1 for Every Tweet with #sconnect16 and #All4GIT to support Girls in Tech
SAP SuccessFactors Initiative Pledges $1 for Every Tweet with #sconnect16 and #All4GIT to support Girls in Tech

2 years ago - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced an SAP SuccessFactors initiative to support Girls in Tech (GIT), a global nonprofit focused on educating, engaging and empowering girls and women who are passionate about entering into high-tech careers and startups. To generate awareness and support for GIT’s mission, SAP will donate one dollar for every Tweet that mentions both #sconnect16 and #All4GIT between October 3 and December 31. The initiative is part of SuccessConnect 2016, taking place October 24-25 in Sydney, Australia, November 10 in Tokyo, Japan, November 15 in Singapore and November 28-29 in Vienna, Austria.

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