Your organization wants to become more sustainable. There are many pathways to this important goal: you could to reduce the carbon footprint of your products, you could design out waste, drive social responsibility initiatives. Lastly, you’d want to report on these measures holistically to regulators, investors and your customers.
Position of Sustainability Management
In our modern world, sustainability is more important than ever before. SAP offers solutions and has a strategy for how our software can help you with your sustainability goals.
Sustainability is not only about carbon neutrality, it is also about the value of our resources and a respectful and ethical cohabitation in our civilization.
You can read an article from Thomas Saueressig which explains SAP's sustainability winning plan here: https://news.sap.com/2021/09/building-solutions-future-arrived/
Many businesses must mange the green line (Environmental Responsibility) with no dedicated sustainability experts, minimal IT resources, and without losing business momentum. This drives the need for a systematic solution.
As a result all business interests like efficiency and growth should be in line and optimal balanced with sustainable interests like environmental responsibility.
Climate Action – Chasing Zero
Holistic Steering and Reporting - Build Trust with Transparency
Move beyond financial measures to evaluate the consequences of business actions on society, the environment, and the wider economy - adding a green and social dimension to finance reporting with SAP solutions like:
- SAP Sustainability Control Tower
- Extend transparency across financial, operational, compliance, environmental, and social parameters
- SAP Profitability and Performance Management
- Steer sustainability performance by creating business models that align profitability with sustainability
To ensure your enterprise acts sustainably, you need to build up the foundation of an intelligent, sustainable enterprise. The underlying components which you should already know from the previous chapters are: SAP S/4HANA Cloud, SAP Business Technology Platform, SAP Analytics Cloud, and more.
SAP Cloud for Sustainable Enterprises is based on our intelligent, sustainable enterprise concept with the foundation of SAP S/4HANA and the SAP Business Technology Platform. Software that is integrated and can talk to each other enriched with special software for sustainability topics. It offers functionalities to be more responsible with the resources we use or managing the carbon emissions of products and companies.
It is obvious in the field of sustainability that no one company can fix the big problems on their own. Companies need to work in groups to tackle problems – in other words a network of intelligent, sustainable enterprises which is connected and integrated.
Learn more about Sustainability Management with SAP: https://www.sap.com/products/sustainability.html