Standard Bank and SAP Bring Mobile Banking to Over Half a Million “Flip-Phone” Customers in South Africa via SAP® Mobile Platform

Standard Bank’s New Mobile AccessAccount Reaches Low Income Individuals, Allowing Them to Open Bank Account Through Their Phones
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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, February 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE:SAP) today announced that Standard Bank has been successful in introducing its new AccessBanking offering in South Africa, aimed at meeting the banking needs of the previously “unbanked.” This includes the AccessAccount, a transactional banking account based on SAP® Mobile Platform.

Transformational Results From Using Integrated Reporting


With the recent update of SAP’s preliminary sustainability results for 2012 and the impending release of their first ever Integrated Report for 2012, we sat down to speak with SAP’s Chief Sustainability Officer Dr. Peter Graf. Dr.

Stonyfield Farm Tracks Its Carbon Footprint


By. Jan Lee

What’s in a carbon footprint? Stonyfield Farm has decided to find out, as part of its company-wide effort to help reduce climate change.

As part of this endeavor, the New Hampshire-based organic yogurt manufacturer has embarked on a project to map the carbon footprint of its 200 different products.

Strategic Growth in Africa Through Technology

It changes the playing field of challenges in Africa

The role of the successful African CEO has significantly changed - what it takes to make it in the Africa of today bears no resemblance to what it took a decade ago. Market unpredictability, austerity measures in most major global markets, the consumerisation of IT, a demographic explosion as well as macro-agronomics have irrevocably changed organisational life across the globe.

SAP Invests in Livelihoods Funds to Fight Climate Change and Poverty

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Jan. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced it will join the Livelihoods Fund with an investment of EUR 3 million. The Livelihoods Fund is a carbon investment fund organized as an investment company, with the goal to create social value for rural communities and contribute to their food security through the restoration of their ecosystems. Put in simple words, the fund plants trees, which fights climate change and poverty.

SAP Invests in Emerging Entrepreneurs to Drive Innovation, Job Creation and Economic Growth

SAP Announces EUR 2 Million Commitment to Benefit Endeavor Global, Endeavor Brazil and India’s National Entrepreneur Network as Part of New Emerging Entrepreneurs Initiative
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WALLDORF, Germany and DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 24, 2013 /3BL Media/ - SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) today announced an initial three-year, EUR 2 million commitment to Endeavor Global, Endeavor Brazil and India’s National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), organizations with a comprehensive focus on high-impact entrepreneurs. As part of a new emerging entrepreneurs initiative, SAP and its partners will help accelerate job creation and responsible and sustainable business growth for emerging entrepreneurs, who will be selected via the Endeavor and NEN networks.

Confessions of a Fake Football Fan


Posted by Marcia Walker

This past week brought me a roller coaster of emotions. 

Dow Corning / RedMonk: SAP Customer Testimonial Video

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Listen as Dirk Krüger from Dow Corning explains to Tom Raftery from Redmonk how the global silicon technology producer complies with regulations for packaging, transport of dangerous goods, imports, and exports. Dow Corning can create packaging-waste reports for European countries with SAP Recycling Administration overnight.

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How SAP and cities are boosting innovation through open data

Published January 03, 2013
Listening to a couple of coders gush over the virtues of gamification, location-based mobile services and open data standards, I might have mistaken the techies for sneaker-wearing pitchmen at a Silicon Valley hackathon.

How SAP's Sustainability Program Got Built


Less than three miles south of Stanford University, just below a slope crowned by Coast Live Oaks, sits the American office of the world's largest business software company. From here, Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf directs the sustainability and corporate social responsibility efforts of SAP, which makes sustainability software used by about 1,700 customers worldwide.


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