Intelligent CXO Issue 07 | Page 7


SAP carbon footprint solution helps companies redesign for sustainability

SAP has announced the availability of

SAP Product Footprint Management , a solution that lets companies calculate carbon footprints for their products and across the value chain . It considers the entire product life cycle , helping companies disclose their products ’ environmental footprints to regulators and enabling them to make their products more sustainable .
SAP Product Footprint Management is part of a new portfolio of sustainabilityspecific business applications that deliver transparency and measurement capability across the supply chain , allowing companies to move toward lower carbon emissions and more sustainable operations .
“ Customers want it , the world needs it . There is no time to waste for businesses to act more responsibly and sustainably . Sustainability goals are increasingly as important to business success as financial goals ,” said Thomas Saueressig , member of the Executive Board of SAP SE and responsible for SAP Product Engineering .
By integrating data across all solutions that govern production processes with master data from business applications such as SAP S / 4HANA , SAP Product Footprint Management can calculate the environmental impact of various production scenarios . For example , a cookie company can choose its source for chocolate based both on the cost of the raw material as well as on its carbon footprint .

American Express revamps the Business Gold Rewards Card

American Express Canada has announced the refresh of its Business Gold Rewards Card , newly redesigned for the evolving needs of Canadian small business owners . those business owners who embody the ‘ go-getter ’ spirit , who strive to break the mould , jump in with two feet to give it their all against the odds of the economic landscape .

The card offers dynamic purchasing power , digital management tools , additional insurance coverage and bonus reward points specifically designed for growth-minded business owners who are looking to make every dollar spent on their business work harder for them .
“ The drive that entrepreneurs have is unparalleled . They remain steadfast in their pursuit to grow and thrive despite an extremely challenging year ,” said Paul Roman , Vice President and General Manager , Global Commercial Services at American Express .
Canadian business owners need flexibility in how they finance their operations . They also want something back for their efforts to reinvest in their business . For business owners , the redesigned card addresses this by rewarding business owners for their spending on a quarterly basis . They won ’ t be tied to monthly spending patterns or limited to named expense categories with this card .
As part of the Card refresh , Amex unveiled a new campaign aimed at the entrepreneurial ‘# GoldGetters ’ of Canada . It focuses on
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