In this episode, we are joined by Anita Varshney, who serves as the Global Vice President, Strategy SAP S/4HANA Sustainability. Let’s learn from someone who has been leading the path to sustainability as she sheds light on how SAP helps its customers and partners along the supply chain to move towards sustainable practices.
More about Anita
Anita is passionate about sustainable change and transformation, working with public-private partnership models, bringing together global communities to make a positive impact. She helps businesses bring sustainable ideas to life with the right culture of innovation and coordinated team effort to create long-lasting environmental movement and initiatives. Recently, she launched SDG Ambition at the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at United Business Live, Accenture and SAP, in partnership with United Nations Global Compact.
She has a strong dedication to working with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and has previously led the strategy behind building a global innovation with purpose space at SAP New York, Hudson Yards and ecosystem which serves SAP’s global customers in 180+ countries in collaboration with startups, accelerators, tech community partners, venture firms, impact investors and philanthropists, futurists, and purpose driven institutions.
Prior to SAP, Anita started her career at PwC in supply chain process improvement, before moving into business transformation and strategy roles. She holds a Master of Business Administration, Information Systems & Strategy, from the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
More about SAP
Originally known for leadership in enterprise resource planning (ERP) software, SAP has evolved to become a market leader in end-to-end enterprise application software, database, analytics, intelligent technologies, and experience management. As an innovative cloud company with 200 million users worldwide, SAP enables businesses of all sizes and in all industries to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and realize strategic goals.
To create positive economic, social and environmental impact, SAP acts as both an enabler – providing products and services that meet the purpose and sustainability challenges and opportunities of its customers – and as an exemplar, leading by example in its own sustainable business operations and practices.
Click here to find out more about SAP’s commitment to sustainability, health and corporate social responsibility. Click here to find out more about SDG Ambition and how you could participate in this accelerator initiative in your local network.