Last year SAP announced its plan to invest $500 billion USD that will support growth across Africa. Providing ICT skills for youth across the continent is a key pillar of that growth strategy. SAP Africa's goal is to provide 10,000 trained ICT consultants by 2020 focused on Africa's growth industries.
Author: Ann Weiss, participant of the SAP Social Sabbatical Program in Beijing
Migrant workers have been the main contributor to Beijing's explosive growth over the past decade. People leave their rural homes to join the labor market in China’s capital. Most take low-paying jobs and have little access to resources like medical care and schooling. And many children of migrant workers also move to Beijing with their parents.
WALLDORF, May 4, 2015 /3BL Media/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) and Delaware State University (DSU) today announced the launch of an initiative “Project Propel Empowered by SAP” that will enable historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) to empower their students with knowledge of the latest SAP techn
WALLDORF, April 29, 2015 /3BL Media/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) will donate EUR 100,000 through the SAP Foundation to aid immediate relief efforts for the thousands of victims of the disastrous earthquake in Nepal.
This donation will support the German Red Cross, which has sent aircraft with 60 tons of relief supplies, including family tents, blankets, hygiene kits, cooking sets and water canisters, as well as a drinking water treatment plant to Nepal.
SAP NEWSBYTE — April 22, 2015 /3BL Media/ — In alignment with the Skills for Africa initiative from SAP SE (NYSE: SAP), which promotes education to improve the problem of chronic youth unemployment and expand the IT workforce, SAP and Acumen today announced an investment in a program for social entrepreneurs in East Africa, designed to help the companies grow and scale.
By Sarah Harvey, Global Corporate Affairs Specialist, SAP
Last week the United Nations celebrated World Autism Awareness Day by urging employers to hire individuals on the autism spectrum. The Call to Action – announced by Secretary General Ban Ki Moon – supports the growing belief that employing this untapped talent pool will greatly benefit the global economy.
The UN welcomed multinational corporations to testify on the success of autism at work programs, as well as academics, policymakers, and employees who advocated for the importance of workplace inclusion.
More HR organizations are taking up the battle against cancer in the workplace, piecing together an increasing number of programs to help employees deal with the disease.
Several years ago, Mary Bradley, director of health-plan strategy at the Pitney Bowes offices in Shelton, Conn., was speaking at a conference about the challenges employers face regarding employees with cancer. As she spoke, she captured the attention of Terry Langbaum, chief administrative officer at Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center in Baltimore.
At the time, Langbaum and her colleagues were in the throes of creating a web-based program called Managing Cancer at Work. After the session, she asked Bradley to consider piloting the program for roughly six months.