New facility will have water reuse capabilities, smart energy consumption meters, high indoor environment quality standards and environmentally safe waste disposal facilities
BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP AG announced the expansion of the SAP Labs India location in Bangalore with the planned construction of an additional sustainable, LEED-certified building.
Located in the SAP Whitefield eco-friendly campus in Bangalore, the new facility is expected to be operational in 2016.
Founded in November 1998, SAP Labs, Bangalore facility is among the prominent global development hubs of SAP that contributes to all areas of the SAP product value chain- Research & Breakthrough Innovation, Product Development, Global Services & Support and Customer Solutions & Operations.
Named as one of the best companies to work for by Great Place to Work Institute, SAP Labs India has contributed significantly to the recent breakthrough innovations from SAP such as SAP HANA.
Gerhard Oswald, Member of the Executive Board and the Global Managing Board of SAP AG said, "India is among the growth markets for SAP both from a talent and business perspective. Our mission is to make our employees the best by nurturing their skills and potential to ensure SAP's continued success as a growth company. This new facility is keeping in pace with the global expansion plan of SAP."
The expansion plan offers world class work and recreation facilities catering to employee needs.
"One of the best practices in SAP is the true spirit of Human Resources, which is by the people, for the people and of the people. The new facility as a reflection of this spirit will incorporate the feedback and wishes of our employees. This facility will also aid in our innovation journey," said Anirban Dey, managing director, SAP Labs India.
With a goal to minimize the impact on the environment, SAP Labs India will follow sustainable design and building principles according to the certification of sustainability of the LEED Institute.
Built primarily of sustainable building materials with low environmental degradation, the facility will have water reuse capabilities, smart energy consumption meters, high indoor environment quality standards and environmentally safe waste disposal facilities.