One of the largest software companies in the world.
In 2019, the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) asked companies to provide data about their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and mitigate climate change risk. Responding companies are scored across four key areas: disclosure; awareness; management; and leadership. This company received a CDP Climate Change Score of B.
[Source 2019][More on Climate Change]
This company received an S&P Global ESG Score of 69/100 in the Software category of the 2019 SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment, an annual evaluation of companies' sustainability practices. The rankings are based on an analysis of corporate economic, environmental and social performance, assessing issues such as corporate governance, risk management, environmental reporting, climate strategy, human rights and labour practices.
[Source 2019][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company received a score of 38.8/100 in the Newsweek Green Ranking 2017, which ranks the world's largest publicly traded companies on eight indicators covering energy, greenhouse gases, water, waste, fines and penalties, linking executive pay to sustainability targets, board-level committee oversight of environmental issues and third-party audits. Ranking methodology by Corporate Knights and HIP Investor.
[Source 2017][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company was ordered to pay US$136.8m to Versata Software Inc by a US Federal Court after SAP was found to have violated Versata Software's patents in 2007. [listed under information due to age of court finding]
[Source 2009][More on Finance]
As listed on the We Mean Business website, this company has committed to the following climate action initiatives: commit to 100% renewable power; adopt a science-based emissions reduction target.
[Source 2017][More on Climate Change]
This company appears on the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, signifying a commitment to supporting gender equality through policy development, representation, and transparency.
[Source 2020][More on Human Rights]
This company has sustainability claims on its website, in the areas of environmental management and supporting education and entrepreneurship.
[Source 2014][More on Sustainability Reporting]
This company is a Bronze Member of the Sustainable Brands Network, the leading peer to peer, learning and networking group designed to support brands in meeting their sustainability goals and ultimately become those leaders of the next sustainable economy.
[Source 2018][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
This company is a member of The Sustainability Consortium, an organization of diverse global participants that work collaboratively to build a scientific foundation that drives innovation to improve consumer product sustainability. They develop transparent methodologies, tools, and strategies to drive a new generation of products and supply networks that address environmental, social, and economic imperatives.
[Source 2019][More on Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives]
In 2011 this company lost a patent infringement case to Trilogy and had to pay US$391m. SAP lost an appeal and a month later the patent office invalidated the patent meaning that the patent should not have been issued in the first place. However, SAP was not told and in January 2014 the US Supreme Court refused to accept the case.
[Source 2014][More on Governance]
|Company Structure||Public company|
|Revenue||US$23 billion in 2013|
|# Employees||66,572 in 2013|
|Subsidiaries||SAP Australia Pty Ltd|
Products / BrandsSAP Australia