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SAP Sustainability Control Tower

Reach your sustainable business ambitions with holistic enterprise-wide sustainability performance management.

Improve your ESG transparency and sustainable business performance

Drive holistic steering by setting targets. Monitor progress and gain actionable insights from dependable sustainability data. Gain trust by establishing robust and auditable ESG reporting.


As a central key figure ledger of reliable sustainability-related data, the solution enables you to set targets, monitor progress, and gain actionable insights with automated and updated performance reports by business unit and location.

  • Source and integrate data from SAP and non-SAP applications into a central sustainability data warehouse
  • Harmonize, allocate, and calculate granular sustainability figures along established structures from finance, HR, real estate and operations
  • Analyze and report sustainable business data according to established ESG reporting frameworks 
  • Drive targeted action by giving business units a dedicated view on their sustainability performance

Key Benefits

Holistic Steering

Realize a holistic understanding and performance management across social, environmental and financial indicators.

Actionable Insights

Manage financial, operational, and sustainable business performance at a level of granularity which allows decision making and targeted actions for business units, departments, and locations.

Efficient Reporting

Deliver automated, timely, and auditable ESG reporting against a variety of regulations, standards, and ratings.

Build Confidence and Trust

Gain trust with your stakeholders by creating reliable transparency on your ESG performance.

Key Features

World Economic Forum Metrics

  • Support for 17 of the 21 World Economic Forum (WEF) identified Stakeholder Capitalism Metrics
  • Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) metrics such as diversity, and anti-corruption 
  • Science Based Target Initiative (SBTi) metrics related to climate change
  • Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) metrics on water, and
  • Qualitative Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) metrics related to governance, strategy, and risk management

Data Sourcing

  • Use a powerful, flexible technology platform to integrate or acquire sustainability and ESG data
  • Build on data models to support established reporting frameworks and customer-specific adaptations
  • Import data from any source and enhance its value by directly integrating with SAP data sources

Key Figure Management

  • Consolidate and harmonize disjointed data from multiple sources
  • Enrich data and perform calculations to create high-quality sustainability key figures
  • Use methods, such as aggregation and disaggregation, to allocate data along established structures from finance, HR, real estate, and operations

Performance Insights

  • Get an overview of your holistic sustainability performance with management dashboards
  • Drill down into your data to find patterns and answer specific reporting inquiries

Closing the green gap

How network effects impact corporate sustainability by Oxford Economics

Hear from our experts

Thomas Saueressig
Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, leading SAP Product Engineering
Our planet cannot afford fragmented reporting

We need to move faster toward our goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and a fair transition won’t come cheap. Therefore, no enterprise can afford to waste time or money when it comes to aligning their sustainability ambitions with their actions.

Luka Mucic
Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE and Chief Financial Officer
Accelerating a new era of sustainability management

Business leaders have become acutely aware of carbon emissions and climate change, massive waste problems, and the inequalities in workforces and communities. What is most important is the action required to effectively address these problems through the cooperation among corporations, scientists, NGOs, and governments.

SAP Runs SAP Sustainability Control Tower

SAP acts as an enabler and leads by example to create a more sustainable world.  Watch to learn how SAP is using SAP Sustainability Control Tower.

Get Started

Jump-start your implementation and drive ROI by collaborating with industry experts, consultants, and support engineers throughout your journey.


Transform your business quickly and effectively by taking advantage of our holistic service and support plans, expert consulting services, custom application development, proven best practices, and deep industry and technical knowledge.


Help keep your SAP solutions running at peak performance with our IT experts and support services, including long-term plans, embedded teams, remote technology support, self-service portal, and innovation strategies.

Security and compliance

Focus on your business and customer relationships, while keeping your data safe and reliable. SAP takes a proactive, predictive approach to maintaining compliance and data security in the cloud and within an on-premise data center.

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