Mastering Metrics: Validation and Configuration in SAP Sustainability Control Tower

Objectives

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  • Validate data and configure metrics in SAP Sustainability Control Tower

Why Should You Use SAP Sustainability Control Tower?

SAP Sustainability Control Tower helps your organization manage its sustainability performance. With access through the SAP Fiori launchpad, it allows you to track, evaluate, and help reach your sustainability goals. It is an all-in-one platform, neatly organized into different sections: Home, Insights, Steering, GHG Recording, Data Management, EU Taxonomy and Configuration.​

The Home is your entry point to SAP Sustainability Control Tower. This section allows you to personalize your interface with custom tiles, configurable via the Launchpad Tile Configuration application.

Additionally, a convenient search bar at the top of the screen enables quick and easy navigation to your desired apps.

Insights offers a snapshot of your sustainability ambitions progress, while Steering guides your journey towards those goals. In GHG Recording, you can track and analyze greenhouse gas emissions across your company. In Data Management, select your preferred metrics and help manage them efficiently.

The apps in the EU Taxonomy section help you to manage and report on the sustainability impact of your business activities end to end.

Configuration section lets you customize the platform.​

Through SAP Sustainability Control Tower, you can monitor your sustainability journey, helping to ensure a more sustainable future for your organization with simplicity, convenience, and efficiency.

Overview

This lesson provides a deep dive into the robust features of SAP Sustainability Control Tower. We begin by exploring how to validate data from SAP S/4HANA, ensuring accurate and reliable figures for your sustainability initiatives. The second part focuses on customizing your experience by configuring metrics within the Sustainability Metrics Catalog app. Here, you learn how to add specific metrics to the home page for convenient access, enabling effective monitoring and tracking of key sustainability metrics. The two videos complement each other, offering a comprehensive guide to optimizing data use within your SAP Sustainability Control Tower, and underlining the power of customization in driving sustainability strategies.​

SAP S/4HANA Data Validation

What This Activity Is About

This activity is about validating the master data uploaded from SAP S/4HANA. Maintaining master data is an essential first step in working with SAP Sustainability Control Tower. It ensures you can use the most recent content and functionality with your up-to-date key business data and it helps you to organize and compare data from different sources in SAP Sustainability Control Tower to make sure accurate and consistent data is entering the system. The key concept is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the data before integrating it with actuals. The tutorial guides you through the steps of choosing the appropriate process template, setting the process state, initiating the validation process, reviewing the validation results, and running the necessary persistence and cleanup processes. By following these steps, you can validate your data for integration with actuals and ensure the integrity of your sustainability metrics.

What This Activity Enables You to Do

This activity enables you to validate the uploaded data from SAP S/4HANA.​

Watch the following video to learn how to validate the uploaded data from SAP S/4HANA:

Metric Configuration in the Sustainability Metrics Catalog

What This Activity Is About

The activity is about configuring metrics in the Sustainability Metrics Catalog app and adding them to the home page as a tile. The key concept is that you can customize and tailor the app to your specific needs by filtering the available metrics, modifying values, and activating KPI tiles. The activity enables you to monitor and track key sustainability metrics by adding them to the home page as a tile.​

What This Activity Enables You to Do

This activity enables you to configure metrics and add them to the home page as a tile.​

Watch the following video to learn how to configure metrics in the Sustainability Metrics Catalog app and add them to the home page as a tile:

Summary

​​​​​​​​​​​This lesson centered on configuring and managing sustainability metrics using the Sustainability Metrics Catalog app, and validating data uploaded from SAP S/4HANA. You learned how to customize the app to fit specific requirements by filtering available metrics, modifying values, and activating KPI tiles. We also discussed how to add these configured metrics to the home page as tiles for easy tracking and monitoring.

The validation of data uploaded from SAP S/4HANA ensures that the information integrated with actuals is accurate, aiding in effective decision-making. To demonstrate, we used the example of configuring the Total GHG Emissions metric. By the end of this lesson, you should be comfortable customizing and managing sustainability metrics on your home page and validating SAP S/4HANA data.​​​​​​

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