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SAP Product Footprint Management

Calculate product footprints periodically and at scale across the entire product lifecycle.

Start acting on climate change and reduce product footprints

Gain insights on the environmental impacts of your products across the entire lifecycle for disclosure and internal product and process optimization.

SAP Product Footprint Management

SAP Product Footprint Management integrates into your SAP S/4HANA Cloud or SAP S/4HANA system and reuses your existing business data to combine it with environmental factors and to calculate the footprints of your products periodically and at scale.

  • Enterprise scale and cloud deployment
  • Live connectivity to SAP S/4HANA with vast reuse of existing business data & structures
  • Emission factors management & monthly calculation of all products in the system
  • Inbuild integration back to SAP S/4HANA systems and the relevant end-to-end processes

SAP Product Footprint Management for Clean Operations

SAP Product Footprint Management for clean operations specifically addresses the needs of small and midsize manufacturing and product-centric companies. It allows SMEs to measure and manage the bottom-up carbon footprint of individual products from cradle to grave, as well as across the value chain

  • SMB integrated cloud application 
  • Available on a standalone basis
  • Designed to be fast to implement and easy to use by lines of business rather than sustainability experts
  • Fully auditable and complies with the GHG protocol

Key Features

SAP S/4HANA Integration Scenarios

  • Reuse existing primary data, structures, and business logic from your SAP S/4HANA business system for the calculation
  • Extend SAP S/4HANA end-to-end business processes by embedding product footprint information
  • Enable SAP S/4HANA business users to search by product and plant to view the product footprint master data

Emission Factors Management

  • Import emission factors to calculate footprints at scale across the entire product inventory
  • Reuse results from existing own product lifecycle assessment
  • Leverage lifecycle assessment data from external content providers

Footprint calculation at scale

  • Execute monthly calculations of all your products
  • Associate products with emission factors to enable footprint calculation, using flexible pre-shipped templates of mapping tables
  • View & verify footprints, compare results, and gain transparency in the calculations

Fast setup with valuable returns

  • Quick to implement and easy to use with low recurring effort for periodic data entry
  • Especially valuable for manufacturing and product-centric businesses from regions with high carbon pricing

Flexability and integration

  • Integrated cloud application
  • Integrates into SAP Business ByDesign and SAP Business One.
  • Remains open and flexible for other data sources and partner solutions
  • Gain actionable insights and decision-making support to help reduce your company’s carbon footprint over time

Sustainable goal enablement

  • Achieve truly sustainable profitability by balancing the economic and ecological efficiency of products
  • Easily produce auditable carbon figures for tenders, framework agreements, and contracting, as well as customer, employee, and investor relations

Hear from our experts

Thomas Saueressig
Member of the Executive Board of SAP SE, leading SAP Product Engineering
Building solutions for a future that has already arrived

We are continuing to deeply embed sustainability into the enterprise software this world needs now more than ever. With the help of our solution portfolio, SAP is best positioned to systematically reduce carbon emissions and help business tackle today’s most complex challenges

Jan Gilg
President of SAP S/4HANA, and a member of SAP's Engineering Senior Leadership Team
Accelerating a new era of sustainability management

With the recent launch of the SAP Product Footprint Management solution, SAP S/4HANA is uniquely positioned to create and mold a lasting positive impact for our future generations.

Gunther Rothermel
Senior Vice President, and Head of SAP S/4HANA Sustainability
SAP enables turning environmental footprint calculations at scale into a regular habit

SAP Product Footprint Management turns the very high efforts of integrating data and deriving environmental footprints on product level and at scale into reasonable efforts.

Nico Wottke
Senior Product Manager, SAP S/4HANA Sustainability
Product Deep Dive: Product Footprint Management from SAP

SAP Product Footprint Management is enabling calculation of product footprints across the entire product lifecycle, providing our customers insights regarding the environmental impact of their products for disclosure and for internal product and process optimization.

Technical Information

This product is deployed in the cloud and is available as software as a service (SaaS), so you can access your software from any Web browser.

Installation and setup

Follow the setup instructions so you can start running your SAP software quickly and confidently


Optimize configuration of SAP Product Footprint Management for advanced ATP with our comprehensive configuration guide.


Find out how you can seamlessly integrate SAP Product Footprint Management with your existing IT landscape.

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