See how SAP is supporting the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and helping to end poverty, protect the planet, fight diseases, and ensure prosperity for all by 2030.
In September 2015, world leaders adopted the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. With the ability to improve billions of lives around the world, these 17 global goals are aimed at sustainable prosperity for all in emerging and developed regions.
More than one year later, we can see that the world has started embracing these goals – and so has SAP. Our vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. This is our enduring cause. In service to this higher purpose, we have committed our people and our products to address the world’s biggest economic, environmental, and societal issues. We are helping countries, private and public sector organizations, and everyday citizens control risk, ensure regulatory compliance, operate with efficient resources, and innovate new business models in the digital economy.
Our solutions help eradicate slavery from supply chains and document every living creature on the planet to protect endangered species. Experts use our data visualizations and analytics to help end deforestation, promote environmental awareness, and improve the quality of life everywhere. Our software is helping to predict and prevent disasters, eliminate gender inequality, and educate people who might never have been inside a classroom.
We are committed to these goals, and we invite you – as a business person, an educator, or an everyday citizen – to join us through individual initiatives, partnerships, or the SAP® Next-Gen Global Challenge event.
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