SAP Releases First Sustainability Report

SAP Opens Dialogue to Define Key Sustainability Issues and Discuss How the Software Industry Can Address Them

WALLDORF, GermanySAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced the release of its first sustainability report, which highlights the key measures of SAP’s corporate environmental, social and governance performance, as well as its products and services that help enable more sustainable operations of its customers. The SAP Sustainability Report 2007/2008 is an important step in the company’s ongoing dialogue with stakeholders regarding how SAP can best perform as a company, build software solutions that promote sustainable operations at customers and play a leading role in the public policy debate.

SAP’s approach to sustainability is to holistically manage social, environmental and economic risks and opportunities for enhanced profitability, reputation and compliance. The report issued today tracks SAP’s footprint in areas such as facilities management, business travel, water use and waste management.

“SAP is in a unique position when it comes to sustainable development,” said Léo Apotheker, co-CEO, SAP AG. “Along with ensuring that our business operates in a sound and ethical manner and leaves a minimal environmental footprint, we are also responsible for providing information technology solutions that help businesses of all sizes better manage their sustainability performance. As a result, we aspire to take a leadership position by addressing social, environmental and governance challenges on a global scale – and ensuring that sustainability performance continues to be an intrinsic part of SAP’s corporate and product strategy.”

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