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Purpose and Sustainability 

SAP’s purpose is to help the world run better and improve people's lives with sustainability at the core.
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Sustainable business solutions and services

Become a sustainable, intelligent enterprise by building sustainability directly into your core business processes.

Chasing Zero to create a sustainable future

Zero emissions. Zero waste. Zero inequality.

Rise Up with SAP

Find out how to make sustainability profitable, and profitability sustainable.

From vision to reality

It takes a trusted business network to make Chasing Zero a reality.

Explore our path to zero

Join us in creating a future that looks greener, cleaner, and more equal than the world we live in today.

Zero emissions

Sustainable, intelligent enterprises manage their "green line" to reduce their carbon footprint.

Zero waste

Rethinking business processes across the entire supply and value chain will protect our planet, its species, and our collective prosperity.

Zero inequality

As humans responsible for social progress, we must not only embrace – but also connect and intersect – our diverse experiences to build an inclusive society where everyone thrives.

Holistic Steering and Reporting

Together, we can make the world run better by making sustainable business decisions. Here’s how.

Transparency builds trust

Integrating environmental, social, and financial performance measurement – positive and negative – is critical to all stakeholders inside and outside SAP.

Compliance, policies, and commitments

Ethics and compliance

Find out how we strive to undertake business with integrity by doing the right thing and following both the spirit and the letter of the law in all markets where we operate. 

Policies, codes, and commitments

Explore our policies and commitments to employing and safeguarding responsible business practices, based on respecting the Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact.

Energy and environmental management

Discover our environmental and energy management approach for achieving our targets. 

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Sustainable Development Goals

SAP is committed to supporting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Find out which goals we focus on and how we're making an impact.

SAP Gallery of Purpose

Hear from artists who are telling stories about individuals, societies, economies, and habitats that are experiencing – and overcoming – some of today’s most urgent challenges. 


SAP for Sustainability Community

Join the conversation about creating a more equitable and sustainable world.

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