Sustainability Offerings from SAP
Meeting the Sustainability Needs of Customers Today – and Tomorrow
Media today are increasingly focused on sustainability topics – including how information technology (IT) can improve sustainability. Most coverage addresses IT as an enabler of "Green IT," the reduction of energy use in data centers. But there's a greater opportunity in sustainable business practices. Consider, for example, the energy consumption of the IT and communications industries which causes about two percent of overall greenhouse gas, with data centers playing a significant and growing role in that consumption1. However, with over 251,000 customers across more than 25 industries, SAP is positioned to affect far greater change than just its own footprint by helping customers address the other 98 percent.
Faced with challenging and complex business processes to address sustainability, companies need – and want – a consistent and integrated business process to address sustainability initiatives. You see the potential for return on investment (ROI), you need to protect your brand, and you want to proactively manage risk and compliance.
SAP offerings can empower you to:
Preparing for Tomorrow
Sustainability is a key strategic initiative for SAP. As we help you meet your current needs, we are also researching additional sustainability solutions that can help you address challenges.
1 "Report to Congress on Server and Data Center Efficiency, Public Law 109-431"; United States Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR Program (August 2, 2007)