Overall impact
A (98)

Commentary

SAP is a leader for overall positive impact. With an 'A' rating of 97.9 for overall impact (99th percentile compared to all companies), SAP ranks 2nd out of 15 industry peers, behind Salesforce, and ahead of Meta, Microsoft, Oracle and 10 others. On top material causes for SAP's industry (Software & Services), SAP performs well in Equal Pay and Opportunity (97.4 score), Racial Justice and Civil Rights (97.4), Decent, Safe Work Opportunities (97.2) and 14 other causes where it received an 'A' score. SAP did not receive a 'D' or 'F' rating on any metric.
Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
No
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
No
Fast food
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
No
Human trafficking
No
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
Yes
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
No
Pro-life
No
Russia
Yes
Single-use plastic
No
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
No
Sugar
No
Syria
No
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
Impact

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Screens
Advertising
No
Alcohol
No
Animal treatment
No
Anti-abortion support
No
Cannabis
No
Carbon emissions intensity
No
Coal
No
Contraceptives
No
Deforestation - financing
No
Deforestation - supply chain
No
Discrimination controversies
No
Environmental controversies
No
Factory farming
No
Fast food
No
For-profit health care
No
Fossil fuel
No
Fur
No
Gambling
No
Genetic engineering
No
Health-related controversies
No
Human rights controversies
No
Human trafficking
No
Interest-based products
No
Interest-bearing debt
No
Interest-bearing securities
No
Iran
No
Military contracting
Yes
Misleading communication
No
Music
No
Myanmar
Yes
Northern Ireland (Macbride)
Yes
North Korea
No
No SBTI commitment
No
Nuclear
No
Oil and gas
No
Opioid controversies
No
Oppressive governments
No
Pharma controversies
No
Pork
No
Pornography
No
Predatory lending
No
Prison involvement
No
Privacy breaches
No
Pro-life
No
Russia
Yes
Single-use plastic
No
Stem cell research
No
Sudan
No
Sugar
No
Syria
No
Tobacco
No
Undermining US elections
No
Weapons
No
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Controversies
Controversies associated with SAP. Click on a controversy for more info
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Normalized scores are relative to other companies. Learn more about our ratings methodology
Note that all controversies information is based on publicly-available information.
SAP Price
$79.47
Last available end-of-day price. Full disclosure
Revenue
$27.84 billion
Market cap
$153.37 billion
Public/private
Public
Hypothetical growth of $10,000
Historical performance
Company
Founded
1972
Employees
110,409
Sector
Technology & Communications
Industry
Software & Services
Peer group
Big Tech - Major Diversified
Headquarters
Germany
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SAP
Mission
To help the world run better and improve people's lives. Our promise is to innovate to help our customers run at their best.
Description
SAP SE, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an enterprise application software company worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Applications, Technology & Support; Qualtrics; and Services. It offers SAP S/4HANA, an ERP suite with intelligent technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced analytics; SAP SuccessFactors Human Experience Management provides cloud-based solutions, such as a human resources management system for core HR and payroll, talent management, employee experience management, and people analytics; and intelligent spend management solutions, including products branded under the SAP Ariba, SAP Concur, and SAP Fieldglass names. The company also provides SAP customer experience solutions; SAP Business Technology platform that enables customers and partners to extend and customize SAP applications in a cloud-native way; and SAP Business Network that enable companies to extend their ecosystem, react to supply chain disruptions, discover new trading partners, and find new opportunities. In addition, it offers business process intelligence solutions aim to help customers analyze their operations, understand their process bottlenecks, and improve their business process landscape; Experience solutions; SAP's industry cloud provides modular solutions addressing industry-specific functions; and SAP's ecosystem build, sell, service, and run SAP solutions and technology, as well as sustainable business solutions, services, and partnerships solutions. SAP SE was founded in 1972 and is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany.
Material causes
Ethos considers the following causes material for SAP, based on its industry peer group Big Tech - Major Diversified. Learn more about material causes in our methodology overview.

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