Greetings and salutations my friends and colleagues. Happy New Year 2022. Cheers to health, happiness, and a more sustainable future for our families and loved ones.

If you had the opportunity to be back in the office last week from holiday break, you most likely caught some of the Board level and SAP SE communications around our new launch of SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises. I sure did. And it was awesome. Sustainability, Cloud, Climate Action, Circular Economy, Social Responsibility, are all terms I speak a few hundred times a day, and cannot seem to get enough of the topic.

Our SAP message, Eco nomics: Bringing profit and planet together. There has always been a demand for global business to act and run sustainably. But now it has become law in some countries and at the top mind for every C Level executive across the globe. And SAP has been in lock step with these global changes and initiatives from the very beginning almost a decade ago. In this blog post I simply will provide a list with links to all of last week’s communications around the SAP for Sustainability products and the board level communications around our own commitment and the long road ahead. They are all great reads, take some time to learn more about what we are doing as a company, our sustainability product offering, and our road ahead.

SAP has published Five Actions for running a Sustainable Business. Let’s hear them directly from SAP Board Member and Chief Marketing and Solutions Officer, Julia White in her blog post from last week, SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises: Taking Action Together

Another new area that launched last week was the Guide for Sustainable Enterprises page(s). This area covers it all, from the Five Actions for a Sustainable Enterprise, Customer Stories, a message for SAP Partners, SAP Cloud for Sustainable Product site(s), and our own SAP sustainability commitments to the world, our employees, our customers and our partners.

How to embed sustainable practices into the core of your business strategy and operations with SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises. Visit the product page here.

Our SAP Board and our SAP commitment:

  • Christian Klein, SAP SE Board Member and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) offers his insight to tackling the world’s largest challenges ahead that affect us all in his LinkedIn Post here.
  • Julia White, SAP SE Board Member and Chief Marketing and Solutions Officer, Julia White in her blog post from last week, SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises: Taking Action Together
  • Luka Mucic, SAP SE Board Member and Chief Financial Officer offers his insight in our sustainability committments to the world and our customers in his LinkedIn Post here.
  • Thomas Saueressig, SAP SE Board Member and Chief of Product Engineering discusses our new launch of SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises in his LinkedIn Post here.
  • Daniel Schmid, SAP’s Chief Sustainability Officer, showing how SAP is an exemplar in this news article, Accelerating Our Commitment to Net-Zero
  • SAP Sustainability FAQ’s published here.

You need more? I know right, I cannot get enough either. Come join us in our next SAP Community Call for SAP for Sustainability topic scheduled for Friday, January 28th, 2022 at 07:30AM EST / 14:30PM CET by our very own SAP’s Bettina Zedlitz, Global VP for SAP Sustainability Solutions Management – SAP announces SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises, join here.

Additionally, you can explore more SAP for Sustainability and resources in SAP Community by using tags Sustainability. We encourage you to consider following the SAP for Sustainability community to stay up to date on recent product innovations. Let us know your thoughts in the comments to this blog post or via questions in the Community.

Climate 21 Podcast

As always, I would like to encourage you to subscribe to the Climate 21 Podcast with a new episode every Wednesday morning, the climate 21 podcast is a weekly podcast that showcases best practices and thought leadership in greenhouse gas emissions reductions. Host Tom Raftery interviews climate change experts, executives from companies rolling out the best climate initiatives, and other stakeholders in the space to educate and inspire everyone to action.

openSAP courses for SAP for Sustainability

Just a short while ago, we launched several openSAP Courses for SAP for Sustainability as an exciting new learning opportunity. What began with a small batch of videos, has now become a very hot topic with more than 13 courses that have generated over thousands of views since then. We cover multiple and key technology topics like Circular Economy, Climate Action, Social Responsibility, and Holistic Steering & Reporting. We are continuously adding new courses and even shorter microlearnings to the openSAP platform, be sure you check them out.

Your Voice Matters

If you want to learn more and actively engage with SAP subject matter experts on SAP for Sustainability Suite of products, follow SAP for Sustainability Community by “following” us by selecting the blue follow button. This platform which is available to all SAP customers and partners has a clear objective and mission scope: deliver an interactive community to engage with one another around best practices and SAP for Sustainability Strategy on our Product and Solutions for our sustainable future.

More Resources

For more information on SAP for Sustainability and our 3 pillars of Zero Emissions with Climate Action, Zero Waste with Circular Economy and Zero Inequality with Social Responsibility check out the following links:

Sara Sampaio

Sara Sampaio

Author Since: March 10, 2022

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