Corporate Social Responsibility

Top Invaluable Lessons in Social Selling From SAP

In a world where all market stakeholders are well connected on social media platforms, it’s natural for purchase decisions to be impacted by social interactions. This trend is captured in what is known as social selling strategies. SAP is leading the social selling game, investing in efforts to gain real-time insights about potential buyers, build trust, and pitch products at the right moments. SAP’s focus on social selling is evident …

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Initative to re-engage Young People on Why Europe Matters!

SAP is part of a partnership to involve young people in a series of activities around the theme of ‘Why Europe Matters’. The organisations behind the project are members of the European Round Table of Industrialists (ERT) and JA Europe. (Press announcement) Terrorism, politics, the Euro and migration have dominated the front pages of newspapers across Europe and have taken their toll on the hopes and ambitions of young people. …

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How Doing Good Mattered at Global Month of Service 2017

What does it mean to live SAP’s mission to help the world run better and improve people’s lives? Every year, during the month of October, SAP employees mobilize and volunteer in their communities thereby experiencing SAP’s mission in action. Whether it’s teaching kids to code, painting elementary schools, or increasing awareness of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, SAP employees dedicate themselves to improving their communities by participating in SAP’s Global …

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Making Little Wishes Come True

Madhu Mansion is a registered non-profit organization working for the welfare of orphans. Established in the year 2011 by Mr. Samson Santhosh, the organization has grown from a humble beginning to a place where they are serving more than 40 children. We chose this orphanage for our SAP CSR Month Of Service 2017 activity under the Inclusion pillar. On 8th September Kavya Kumari, Priyanka Kommanapalli and I visited the orphanage to interact …

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SAP’s Global Center of Expertise NA Shows Philly Love During 2017 Month of Service

Everyone familiar with SAP knows that the company has an enduring commitment to help the world run better and improve people’s lives through its innovative products and services. Perhaps less well-known is that SAP is also committed to serving global and local communities with several CSR initiatives that range from donating laptops and tablet computers to leveraging SAP technologies to help resolve social issues across the globe. SAP’s annual Month of …

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The Art of Inclusive Leadership – Out and Equal Summit Session

This past month I had the privilege to attend the Out and Equal workplace summit hosted in Philadelphia PA.   The organization is dedicated to fostering workplace equality.  This was my first time attending and I came into the conference without any assumptions or expectations. My only goal, was to learn more, ask questions and to take back with me learnings, ideas, and practical tools that I could leverage locally where …

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“Grade 9 day at SAP was better than a day at school”: Take Our Kids to Work Day 2017

“Take our Kids to Work” is an annual program in which Grade 9 students across Canada are hosted by parents, friends, relatives and volunteers at workplaces. The program supports career development by helping students connect school and the business world, and helps students think ahead for their own futures. At SAP Waterloo, we welcomed eight students on November 1st, 2017. The kids explored the world of working in a leading technology company …

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Inspired by Other Companies – and Our Own SAP Colleagues – at Out & Equal 2017 Summit

Like many of us 23 SAP colleagues who had the privilege of using our Training & Development funds to attend the 2017 Out & Equal Workplace Summit, I am suffering from a little bit of withdrawal while flying home from Philadelphia. First, let me tell you what this Summit was all about. The SAP Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Office works hard to ensure that we all get to thrive in …

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Living Diversity & Inclusion: Gail Moody-Byrd

My first conversation with SAP digital and social channels senior director Gail Moody-Byrd, a black woman based in the heart of Silicon Valley, fell on the day a Google engineer was fired for his widely-shared criticism of the company’s diversity initiatives and ideological monoculture. It was a story we had both taken a keen interest in, at times threatening to overshadow what we had intended to discuss: a black woman’s …

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