Corporate Governance

SAP is an European Company (Societas Europaea, SE) which is a supranational legal form under European law for commercial enterprises within the territory of the European Union. SAP sees effective corporate governance as critical to achieving corporate goals and increasing the company's value. Naturally, openness about the company's corporate governance principles, practice, and structure is itself an important element in SAP's policy. Further information regarding the change of SAP’s legal form to a European Company is available here.

Corporate Governance Elements

  • Corporate Governance Statement and Corporate Governance Report

    According to Section 289a of the German Commercial Code and the recommendation of the German Corporate Governance Code in Section 3.10 SAP SE yearly publishes a Corporate Governance Statement and a Corporate Governance Report. Both documents are available here:

    Corporate Governance Statement February 19, 2014

    Corporate Governance Statement (PDF)

    Corporate-Governance-Report 2013

    The Corporate Governance Report 2013 is available here.

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