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SAP honors employees with Mental Health Day

Initiative addresses psychological toll from the pandemic

With stress levels mounting and depression on the rise, SAP is giving all employees globally an extra day off to focus on their mental health and well-being. Watch the video to hear why this is a "win-win" for employees and SAP as a company.

Our commitment to mental health and well-being in the workplace

As we all grapple with a global pandemic, social unrest, economic uncertainty, and environmental disasters, stress levels have skyrocketed. Lost productivity due to the surge in mental health disorders is estimated to cost companies a trillion dollars a year.  SAP is committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and eliminating the stigma around mental health disorders in the workplace. 

You are not alone.

SAP is committed to fostering a culture of belonging and destigmatizing mental health disorders in the workplace. Whether you’re struggling with loneliness, balancing a job while homeschooling your children, or grappling with the emotional distress of current social justice issues, we are all coping with various challenges. Let’s come together and support each other.

Are you ok? It’s ok to not be ok.

Let´s talk about what mental health means and why care. SAP cares about the mental health and well-being of its people, and we care about healthy and happy workplace cultures everywhere. We offer a variety of programs and resources to help our employees through challenging times.

Sharing smiles to celebrate World Kindness Day

We invite you to be part of our “Share a Smile” campaign. Smiling not only improves our mood and overall mental health; sharing a smile with others can spread happiness near and far. 

Learn from thought leaders

Why employees’ mental health matters

When it comes to mental health, accommodating employees’ needs can lead to increased productivity and higher retention. 

Creating a healthy and positive work experience

Work has changed. And to create a safe and healthy work experience, companies will need to do more than just put in place organizational strategies and efficiencies. 

Kindness is the contagion that brings us together

SAP joined the third annual #BeKind21 campaign, hosted by SAP Purpose Network partner, Born This Way Foundation, which encourages participants to make kindness a habit, commit to compassion, and foster genuine connection.

People want their employers to talk about mental health

Discover how SAP, Qualtrics, and Mind Share Partners are inspiring culture change around the recognition and destigmatization of mental health in the workplace.

There is no health without mental health

Learn why SAP is talking more openly about mental health and promoting a holistic offering for employees to improve their emotional and psychological well-being.

How leadership behaviors impact employee well-being

In a working world of stress and burnout, leaders should focus on providing three specific resources to reduce exhaustion.

Read the research studies and reports

Build organizational resilience

In this THRIVE XM Index research report published by THRIVE Global in partnership with SAP SuccessFactors and Qualtrics, learn how companies that put employee experience and well-being first show business resilience and strong performance.

Research Study Mental Health at Work 2019

Conducted by Mind Share Partners, SAP, and Qualtrics, this study sheds light on the lived experiences of employees related to mental health and stigma in the workplace in the United States.

Measuring the business impact of a healthy culture

SAP’s Business Health Culture Index (BHCI) assesses the degree to which our workplace culture supports people’s well-being, work-life balance, and organizational health. 

Hear from the experts

SAP and Wharton Business School: Mental health in the workplace

Dr. Stewart Friedman from Wharton Business School and Vivek Bapat address the importance of focusing on mental health in the workplace.

SAP and Born This Way Foundation: Creating a kinder and braver world

Cynthia Germanotta and Maya Enista-Smith from Born this Way Foundation engage in an intimate conversation with Vivek Bapat on eliminating the stigma around mental health.

Leading Workforce Happiness panel discussion at SAPPHIRE 2019

Learn from a distinguished panel of experts as they discuss how to create a culture that rewards and recognizes a person’s “best self” in a world where 90% of workers are affected by mental health challenges but only 1% disclose these issues. 

Delivering meaningful impact with our SAP Purpose Network of customers and partners

Algoritmo da Vida

SAP and Amazon Web Services are collaboratively addressing mental health by identifying “the invisible signs of depression” through an innovative, technological tool, known as the “Algorithm of Life.” 

SAP Brazil and Amazon Web Services join Africa agency to improve the “Algorithm of Life”

SAP Brazil and Amazon Web Services came together to scale a tool developed for suicide prevention, the “Algorithm of Life,” which analyzes public posts and identifies language that potentially signals depression. 

Because it's what her son wanted...

Mental health is gaining increasing attention as suicide now ranks as the second leading cause of death in teens and young adults. In response to this, SAP customer, HarrisLogic developed an innovative approach to addressing mental health based on technology to increase the adoption of evidence-based care and deliver data-driven crisis responses.

See how SAP’s mental health and well-being activities are aligned to the U.N. Global Goals

SDG #3: Good Health and Well-Being

SAP cares about the health and well-being of its employees. Healthy employees perform better at work.

Additional Resources

SAP Global Mindfulness Practice

Help ensure your workforce is thriving, happy, and resilient in a rapidly changing global economy with our experts from the SAP Global Mindfulness Practice.

Health and Well-Being at SAP

SAP is focused on fostering a culture that empowers our people to run at their best. We offer innovative programs and resources to ensure the optimal health and well-being of our employees. 

If you are experiencing a challenge or worried about something, call your doctor or your employer's Employee Assistance Program.  More resources can be found at WHO #HealthyAtHome - Mental Health.

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