SAP Named Among Top 20 Global Green Giants in Newsweek 2011 Green Rankings

Oct 19, 2011 11:00 AM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) October 19, 2011 — SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) has been recognized among the top 20 largest green companies globally by the Newsweek 2011 Green Rankings. The rankings benchmark the environmental performance of the biggest companies in developed and emerging world markets — the 500 largest publicly traded companies worldwide, as determined by revenue, market capitalization and number of employees.

SAP ranked 20th in the Global Green Rankings, with an overall green score of 75.2 percent. In addition, the company ranked fourth globally in the “Information Technology & Services” category.   “SAP is honored that our efforts continue to be recognized in global sustainability and green rankings,” said Peter Graf, chief sustainability officer, SAP. “It validates our continued commitment to live those same principles that we are helping our customers pursue.”   Newsweek collaborated with environmental research providers Trucost and Sustainalytics to evaluate each company’s environmental footprint, management of that footprint and transparency. This included an assessment of the actual environmental footprints, management practices, such as policies, programs, initiatives and controversies, as well as reporting practices.   For a complete listing of SAP’s recognitions, visit the 2010 SAP Sustainability Report at For more information, visit the Sustainability newsroom and the Sustainability page on Follow SAP on Twitter at @sapnews and @sustainableSAP.   About SAP
As market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 172,000 customers (includes customers from the acquisition of Sybase) to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. SAP is also the exclusive analytics provider to the 7 Billion Actions campaign: SAP delivered three population dashboards using core SAP technology that help create greater transparency and awareness around core UN population data and trends, which helps the UN and governments make better informed decisions. For more information, visit   SAP17836