Episode 19

What's Next with Patricia Moser

The impact of the pandemic and climate change has had a significant effect on global supply chains. With the COP26 Climate Change conference taking place this week, this episode is a timely look inside the world of supply chains and how innovators within the industry are aligning their services with the UN's Sustainable Development Goals to provide ethical and beneficial solutions for global businesses.

In this episode, we speak to Patricia Moser, founder of i3 Advantage, a high-value supply chain, procurement and sustainability consultancy specialist.

In Patricia's previous role as Chief Procurement Officer for one of the United Nations larger agencies, she experienced how conscientious, considered supply chain & procurement decisions within businesses can impact all of the UN's 17 sustainable development goals. 

With her consultancy i3 Advantage, where the "i"s stand for Insight, Innovation and Impact, Patricia can advise businesses on how to make choices that focus on operational excellence, resilience, risk the three tiers of sustainability social, economic and environmental.

THE UN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS

GOAL 1: NO POVERTY

Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.

GOAL 2: ZERO HUNGER

The food and agriculture sector offers key solutions for development, and is central for hunger and poverty eradication.

GOAL 3: GOOD HEALTH AND WELL-BEING

Ensuring healthy lives and promoting the well-being for all at all ages is essential to sustainable development.

GOAL 4: QUALITY EDUCATION

Obtaining a quality education is the foundation to improving people's lives and sustainable development.

GOAL 5: GENDER EQUALITY

Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world.

GOAL 6: CLEAN WATER AND SANITATION

Clean, accessible water for all is an essential part of the world we want to live in.

GOAL 7: AFFORDABLE AND CLEAN ENERGY

Energy is central to nearly every major challenge and opportunity.

GOAL 8: DECENT WORK AND ECONOMIC GROWTH

Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.

GOAL 9: INDUSTRY, INNOVATION, AND INFRASTRUCTURE

Investments in infrastructure are crucial to achieving sustainable development.

GOAL 10: REDUCED INEQUALITIES

To reduce inequalities, policies should be universal in principle, paying attention to the needs of disadvantaged and marginalized populations.

GOAL 11: SUSTAINABLE CITIES AND COMMUNITIES

There needs to be a future in which cities provide opportunities for all, with access to basic services, energy, housing, transportation and more.

GOAL 12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION

Responsible Production and Consumption

GOAL 13: CLIMATE ACTION

Climate change is a global challenge that affects everyone, everywhere.

GOAL 14: LIFE BELOW WATER

Careful management of this essential global resource is a key feature of a sustainable future.

GOAL 15: LIFE ON LAND

Sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, halt and reverse land degradation, halt biodiversity loss

GOAL 16: PEACE, JUSTICE AND STRONG INSTITUTIONS

Access to justice for all, and building effective, accountable institutions at all levels.

GOAL 17: PARTNERSHIPS

Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development.

About Patricia Moser

Patricia Moser is recognized as a pioneer and thought-leader in procurement and supply chain, internationally. She has led positive transformation in multiple sectors, both private and public. Her innovative approaches have garnered global recognition resulting in several prestigious awards.

Patricia has the ability to envision and inspire, leading to successful outcomes in complex situations. She has a passion for sustainability, working with organizations to embrace and implement social, economic and environmental sustainability.

She believes that supply chain and procurement can positively impact not only an organization but society, which is why she coined this phrase “Supplying Value, Delivering Results, Changing Lives” to capture its impact. Her most recent role was as CPO for a large United Nations organization, where she was able to drive transformation globally. Patricia has now returned to her consulting practice where she continues to supply value, deliver results and change lives.

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We all need to be thinking about and preparing for What’s Next in order to achieve more - and that’s what this podcast is all about.

We are seeking to gain a more diverse perspective on what will shape the future of marketing & advertising, one 15-minute conversation at a time.

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ABOUT KARIM

Karim has been successfully podcasting since 2010. First with the ‘Social Media Show’ and then the popular ‘Welcome with Karim Kanji podcast’ and a co-hosted show with Gregg Tilston, ‘Welcome to The Music’.

2021 sees Karim launching this new show ‘What’s Next’ with support from Active International where Karim is currently the Director of Emerging and Social Media.

In his role within the advertising and marketing industry, Karim has worked with brands such as Popeyes Canada, Melitta, Ricola, 3M Canada, eOne, Nikon Canada, Jamieson Vitamins, Mark’s, LG Electronics Canada, Muskoka Brewery, Post Cereals, Nestle Canada, Dell Canada, GE Canada, Scotiabank, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, Microsoft Canada, and many others.