Peter Graf, chief sustainability officer of SAP, recently appeared on a segment as part of a special series by CNBC Europe called “Energy Opportunities” to help answer some of the big sustainability questions. (more…)
Electric Vehicles recently hit a critical milestone of 100,000 sold in the U.S., a number expected to jump to 3 million by 2020. While it’s a fraction of the 15.6 million fossil-fuel cars Americans bought last year, environmentalists deem these numbers a very positive sign of things to come. (more…)
Earlier this month experts gathered at The Plaza hotel in New York City to discuss a sustainable future for cities through the viewpoints of policymakers, city planners, energy companies and others. Organised by SAP the discussions focused on challenges, models and success stories which cities are facing when considering economic and physical growth. One of the keymessages was kept short by Scott Bolick, VP sustainability solution management at SAP “It only works if it’s economically viable.” For more key messages and highlights read ”In conversation – sustainabiliity and the city“.
The notion that energy savings can be achieved through SAP NetWeaver was first raised during the SAP Influencer Summit in December 2010 by SAP Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf. He used similar data to show how SAP development takes advantage of energy savings possibilities, which results in lower costs for operating our software and reducing carbon emissions. (more…)
Blogger Matthew Wheeland attended SAPPHIRE NOW and reported: “SAP, the business intelligence software giant, has thrown its weight behind sustainability in a big way in the last few years, which you know if you’ve been reading these pages for any length of time. But how strong a grasp have SAP’s customers got on green issues? To what extent do they factor efficiency and emissions, among many other concerns, into daily operations? Before attending SAPHIRE NOW, I would have guessed “not much.” But the answer actually seems to be both more and less than you’d think.” Read the article: “What’s Holding Back Corporate Sustainability Efforts.”