SOURCE: Sustainability Roundtable, Inc.

Sustainability Roundtable, Inc.

December 14, 2011 08:16 ET

Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. Names SAP as "SRER Outstanding Corporate Leader of 2011"

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwire - Dec 14, 2011) - Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. ("SR Inc"), the leader in shared-cost research and consulting on best practices in more sustainable business, recognized SAP as the "Sustainable Real Estate Roundtable's Outstanding Corporate Leader of the Year 2011" during SR Inc's Summit on Sustainable Real Estate III in Washington, DC.

"When the history of the global move to more sustainable business is written, SAP will be prominently discussed," said Jim Boyle, CEO of SR Inc. "SAP's approach is top to bottom, global, and industry-leading; it has resulted in cost avoidance of more than EUR 185 million since 2008 and a carbon footprint reduction of 25 percent since 2007." SAP was chosen due to its in developing and driving optimization toward greater sustainability throughout its global facilities.

"SAP sincerely appreciates being recognized as the Sustainable Real Estate Roundtable's ('SRER') Outstanding Corporate Leader of 2011. Such recognition does not come without the tremendous day to day collective efforts of all our SAP colleagues worldwide. On behalf of SAP, I am very pleased to accept this honor and see it as an additional motivation to increase our efforts in sustainability even further." -- Matthias Grimm, Head of SAP's Global Facility and Real Estate Management

About SAP: 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 176,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. With revenue (IFRS) of EUR 12.5 billion for the year 2010, SAP has more than 54,000 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."

About SR Inc: Sustainability Roundtable, Inc. (SR Inc) is a private, mission-driven, research and consulting company. SR Inc's mission is to accelerate the development and adoption of best practices in more sustainable business. Through SR Inc's Sustainable Real Estate Roundtable (SRER) service, SR Inc assists more than 250 Member Executives responsible for well more than one billion SF of real estate. For more information please visit our website at or call at 617-682-3632.

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