SAP’s vision is to help the world run better and improve people’s lives. We are uniquely positioned to make a positive impact on the world – through our network of 378,000 publicprivate-plural sector, we are connected to 77% of the world’s transaction revenue, 78% of the world’s food and 58% of UN member governments. Here in Southeast Asia, SAP operates offices in 7 out of 10 ASEAN member states and has been a part of the region’s growth story for the past 28 years.
Southeast Asia continues to rise and remain an economic bright spot. However, with about 200 million people living below the poverty line and enrolment in pre-primary education estimated at just 60%, there is a huge potential to improve people’s lives by bridging this gap. ASEAN represents not just one economic community; it also represents one social community. With close to half the population under 30 today, and a projected trillion dollar contribution to GDP for the Digital economy by 2025, it’s time for ASEAN to secure their youth and digital dividends