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Civic 50 List Spotlights the Most Community-Minded U.S. Companies for 2014

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Points of Light, an organization dedicated to volunteer service, and its partner Bloomberg have announced their annual Civic 50 list of good corporate citizens. The Civic 50 chooses the 50 most community-minded companies in the U.S. as evaluated in an annual survey. Winners were chosen based on four criteria of community engagement: investment of resources, integration of program with business strategy, institutionalization of support, and measured impact. All U.S. companies with revenues of $1 billion or more were eligible for this year’s list.

Gender Diversity Audit: What Tech Companies are Actually Doing to Fix the Problem

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The SAP write-up in this article talks up Gender Intelligence job posting efforts, LEAP program to target and accelerate the promotion of top female talent, SAP Women’s Business Network, WomenSpark program, partnership with the Anita Borg Institute and the Grace Hopper Conference, and recent events on SAP campus such as the GIRLsmart workshop. 

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The SAP write-up in this article talks up Gender Intelligence job posting efforts, LEAP program to target and accelerate the promotion of top female talent, SAP Women’s Business Network, WomenSpark program, partnership with the Anita Borg Institute and the Grace Hopper Conference, and recent events on SAP campus such as the GIRLsmart workshop. 

Workers with Disabilities: SAP’s Autism at Work Program Cited as Model of Success

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Pick a date, any date in history, and Joe Cintas can tell you, with only a moment’s pause, what day of the week it was.

Diagnosed with autism at age 3, Cintas wields astonishing brain power when it comes to numbers and finding patterns, but, like many with his disability, his talents often have been overlooked in the workplace. Despite having a college degree in environmental studies, he spent the past 14 years pushing carts as a grocery store clerk before finding his niche at SAP, where he makes good money testing medical software for bugs.

Fighting Malaria From The Motorbike

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For years, Marcius Victorino and Marcelo Machado have researched and developed products to fight malaria, jungle fever and pests in agriculture. The breakthrough came in 2010 with a simple, effective, and affordable solution: MOTOFOG.

Hacking the Norm: Girls Like Tech, Too

How SAP Software & Solutions is helping inspire young women to pursue careers in tech.
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By Kate Morgan (Head of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Strategic Partnerships for North America, SAP Software & Solutions)

The SAP Palo Alto office transformed into a workspace for 60 middle school girls on a Saturday this fall. Giving up their day off and getting out of their comfort zones, these middle school students were there for a day-long workshop in computer science and technology – Girlsmarts4tech. The hope? To inspire these young women to pursue careers in tech.

SAP Establishes Faculty Fellow at IIMA to Drive Entrepreneurship

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SAP NEWSBYTE, December 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ —  SAP today announced that as part of its on-going corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives across the country, it will establish an SAP Faculty Fellow at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA) to undertake research in the areas of entrepreneurship and social innovation.

SAP is Recognized on The Civic 50

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SAP has been recognized today as one of America’s most community minded companies in The Civic 50, an annual initiative that identifies and recognizes companies for their commitment to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business. Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service conducted the survey in partnership with Bloomberg LP. All companies with $1 billion in revenue or more are invited to apply for the Civic 50.

South Africa: First Lego League Launched

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In its ninth year of supporting the FIRST LEGO League in South Africa, SAP has pledged R1.4 million (about 125,000 USD) in sponsorship of the competitive robotics event, which supports STEM education for young South Africans.

Read the full article about SAP supporting STEM education on allAfrica >>

SAP Helps Fight Against Ebola in West Africa

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Newsbyte, December 2, 2014 /3BL Media/ - International software company SAP is donating € 150,000 to support immediate relief efforts in Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia in the fight against the most widespread epidemic of Ebola in history.

SAP SME Summit: Millennials Now Influencing B2B Customer Experience

Small-business panelists at SAP conference say Millennial customer experience preferences driving recruitment, B2B technology.
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SAP is finding its small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) champions in the Millennial generation, whether they run startups or established family companies. Nowhere was that more evident than at the SAP SME Summit held last week at SAP's Manhattan office. A Millennial-packed customer panel discussed how technology is driving their businesses, not just to succeed but to serve B2B customers with a B2C experience.

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