<b>SAP WASTE & RECYCLING - SOFTWARE SOLUTION FOR THE WASTE MANAGEMENT INDUSTRY</b> <br><br> Our software solution for the waste management industry, <b>SAP Waste and Recycling</b>, provides you with a wide-ranging customer care, service, logistics, and billing system that can be fully integrated in standard business software. <br><br> SAP is one of the leading international providers of business software. We have <b>more than 97,000 customers in over 120 countries</b> and employ about <b>48,000 people at locations in more than 50 countries</b> in the European, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA); Americas; and Asia Pacific Japan (APJ) regions. SAP is headquartered in Walldorf, Germany. <br><br> Our solutions, which cover standard business applications and technologies as well as specific industry software applications, are designed to help companies make their business processes more efficient and agile and create sustainable new value.

Company details

Neurottstrasse , 69190 , Walldorf 69190 Germany

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Business Type:
Software vendor
Industry Type:
Environmental - Environmental Data and IT Systems
Market Focus:
Globally (various continents)
Year Founded:
Over 1000
more than $1,000,000,000 US

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. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments, and mobile devices.

We believe that the power of our people, products, and partners unleashes growth and creates significant new value for our customers, SAP, and, ultimately, entire industries and the economy at large.

Our mission is to help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. Our vision is to help the world run better.

About Our Company

Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software. Founded in 1972, SAP (which stands for 'Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing') has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP applications and services enable more than 183,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. With revenue (IFRS) of €12.5 billion for the year 2010, SAP has more than 55,000 employees and sales and development locations in more than 50 countries worldwide.

SAP is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol 'SAP.'


Founded in 1972, SAP is the world leader in enterprise applications in terms of software and software-related service revenue. Based on market capitalization, we are the world’s third largest independent software manufacturer. We have more than 183,000 customers in over 130 countries. The SAP Group includes subsidiaries in every major country and employs more than 55,000 people. Newly acquired Sybase operates as an independent business unit.

SAP markets and distributes its products and services primarily through a worldwide network of local subsidiaries, which are licensed to distribute SAP products to customers in defined territories. Under their license agreements, the subsidiaries pass on to the licensor a certain percentage of the revenue generated by distributing the products. Distributorship agreements are in place with independent resellers in some countries.

For a complete list of subsidiaries, associates, and other equity investments, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements section, Note (35).

Our management reporting breaks our activities down into four segments: Product, Consulting, Training, and Sybase. For more information about our segments, see the Notes to the Consolidated Financial Statements section, Note (29).

SAP is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol 'SAP.'


SAP seeks out the most talented individuals in the world to help create value and foster innovation for the benefit of our customers. Our more than 55,000 employees work in an environment that encourages open, free expression of innovative ideas.

Passion and Enthusiasm for Our Company

It is our employees who define SAP and give us our competitive edge. Our employees' commitment and ongoing innovative contributions make our company what it is today – the world's leading provider of business software.

Recruiting Extraordinary People

To achieve extraordinary innovation, SAP actively recruits extraordinary people. Since the company's founding, we have set out to create the kind of corporate culture that gives employees the personal freedom they need to achieve their individual goals, while supporting the objectives of the company.

Rich Diversity and Cultural Wealth

Remarkable ideas flourish in open, healthy environments. This is why we embrace a diverse workforce – representing 124 nationalities worldwide – and a corporate structure that nurtures innovative new concepts. We believe that diversity is a source of our innovative strength and allows us to better meet and understand the needs of customers. SAP actively promotes diversity in culture, race ethnicity, gender, nationality, religion, age, disability, marital status, education, sexual orientation, opinion, and belief.

Nurturing Talent Worldwide

SAP is committed to recruiting and retaining top talent and offers employees a flexible, rewarding working environment. Each individual comes to SAP with different goals, dreams, and aspirations – some to pursue a career in management and others a functional career path. We strive to make both possible and allow individuals to realize their full potential. SAP's success in these efforts has been recognized in numerous employer rankings across the globe.

At SAP, innovation is more than developing software – it's generating breakthrough technologies and best practices that shape emerging IT trends. Discover how SAP works with leading universities, partners, and customers worldwide to deliver innovation that can help companies of all sizes and industries run better.

SAP Labs
The SAP Labs Network leverages SAP's rich diversity and technical and business expertise to deliver the best software solutions and services in the IT industry. Located in high-tech centers across the globe, the SAP Labs Network helps SAP engage local ecosystems and enable co-innovation.

SAP Research
SAP Research is the global technology research and innovation unit of SAP. By exploring emerging IT trends, the group significantly drives innovation for SAP and its ecosystem. Activities span from collaborative research with academic partners to co-innovation with industrial partners and customers as well as the incubation of new initiatives.

SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam
SAP Innovation Center in Potsdam opened February 2011 just outside Berlin – a hub of technological innovation. The innovation center taps into the region's resources to develop innovative, customer-centric solutions. With the flair and agility of a young startup, SAP Innovation Center drives collaboration between SAP, our customers, and our partners in academia and business to transform innovative research concepts into successful, mature products.

Global Business Incubator
The primary goal of the Global Business Incubator is to identify and accelerate the commercialization of material business opportunities adjacent to SAP's core business by incubating new initiatives within the company.

SAP Ventures
SAP Ventures helps build industry-leading companies globally by partnering with outstanding entrepreneurs and top-tier venture capital firms. This organization is an information technology investor that over the past 15 years has backed more than 100 companies in five continents.

SAP Startup Focus Program
SAP has the heart and passion of a startup. The SAP Startup Focus program focuses that passion to help startups engage with SAP and adopt SAP HANA from application development to commercialization.


Our enterprise has gained its global reputation as a leader in the business applications industry for one simple reason. Before we release our solutions to our more than 183,000 worldwide clients, we first use what we have developed to help our employees effectively and efficiently address our own operational needs. In short, to manage our business and to operate as a best-run company, SAP runs SAP.

Leverage Our Solutions
Working with SAP's newest solutions for on-demand, on-premise, and on-device, SAP's lines-of-business leverage the IT applications and technology infrastructure that help them quickly adapt to market requirements and drive market opportunities. Our SAP Global IT team – composed of application developers, support experts, business users, and global IT professionals – understands best how SAP solutions can help SAP employees achieve their goals, while reducing the organization's operating costs and optimizing its daily performance.

SAP understands that the only industry that matters to you is your industry. That's why there's no such thing as a generic industry solution from SAP. Our solution sets are based on an in-depth knowledge of the processes that drive your business, whether you are a small business, a midsize company, or a large enterprise.

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