SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. As the market leader in enterprise application software, our customers look to us to help them Run Simple – to seamlessly connect people and technology, real-time. We help them re-imagine business and life to drive meaningful impact globally.
Priorities as a partner of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data
SAP intends to continue investing in global sustainable development projects that help protect and improve earth’s biodiversity and environmental health, and to protect and improve the health and well-being of humans.
SAP will mobilize its resources to support projects with the reach of its networks, and the power of its platform, which include:
- Businesses: As the largest enterprise application vendor, SAP customers represent 87% of the Forbes Global 2,000 companies. We have a breadth of solutions that can drive the digital transformation of businesses, governments, and nonprofits across 190 countries enabling them to drive economic improvement, environmental impact, and societal progress. These solutions, combined with the talent and expertise of our 80,000 colleagues and an unmatched global ecosystem of partners, puts SAP in a unique position to fulfill its vision. SAP’s customers and ecosystem are at the forefront of major advances in chronic disease prevention, humanitarian relief efforts, digital government, and environmental sustainability.
Furthermore, with more than 1.8 million companies in 190 countries, the Ariba Network is the largest, most global business-to-business trading platform on the planet. SAP will continue to work with organizations, like our partnership with Made in a Free World, to help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Employees: SAP is at the center of today’s business and technology revolution. We help people, businesses, and institutions achieve social progress, economic development, and environmental impact.. SAP’s 80,000 employees focus on a singular purpose that inspires us every day: To help the world run better and improve people’s lives. More than ever before, we are improving lives by engaging the talent, skills, and expertise of SAP’s most valuable asset – our people. As a founding member of IMPACT 2030, this year alone we are investing at least 180.000 volunteer hours to equip young people across the globe with the skills they need tackle society’s problems and succeed in the digital economy.
- Youth: Reaching 2,500 universities, colleges, and secondary schools in 96 nations, SAP University Alliances is empowering millennials to use technology to positively change the world through design and data challenges. SAP will mobilize this wide-ranging network of millennials to work on challenges related to the Sustainable Development Goals.
- Big Data platform: At the foundation is SAP HANA, a revolutionary real-time platform that tears down technical and cost barriers to make Big Data an actionable tool, as well as industry-leading Big Data analytics and applications, plus Big Data services delivered by PhD-level data scientists. SAP will offer the power of its platform to turn raw data into meaningful insights.