The German-based enterprise software company SAP has released a full sustainability report that reveals the company's corporate effort at environmental performance and also points to the products and services it has developed to help its customers become more sustainable. The report reviews green efforts for their cost savings, image building and regulatory compliance.
The company has taken its green ideas and made them available to customers through its software tools. The specific green software tools developed by SAP include Web 2.0 tools. Customers can log on to this collaborative work space to share views on sustainability with like-minded SAP customers.
Sciaky, provider of electron-beam additive manufacturing (EBAM) services, will start selling these machines commercially in September. The company has used its EBAM 3D printing technology for making very large, high-value, metal prototypes and production parts for aerospace and defense OEMs.
At this year’s Google I/O, the spotlight was pointed on gender inequality in the high-tech industry. Google has established a new initiative that it hopes will even out the playing field, Made w/Code. Part of this initiative will fund free online courses in basic coding.
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