innovation for good life

Decemnber 4th, 2019

agenda

The first day of the conference will feature lectures and presentation on the main stage with live interactive engagement, open and candid discussions in breakout sessions and unique opportunities for networking with speakers and conference participants.

1st day December 4th, 2019

The conference is designed as a work space for connecting, engaging, learning, and sharing between various professionals and sectors who aspire to increase their social impact. It is a place where you can discuss your ideas, initiatives and models in a range of fields taking

sustainability forward. The conference is structured into several tracks inviting professionals from HR, marketing, finance, digital, procurement, environment, EHS and R&D – to learn and discuss how sustainability and innovation are embedded in their work.

exhibition and networking

08:00-09:00

opening session

main stage

09:00-10:30

Business Impact on Inclusive Growth - Lessons from Israel

The conference will feature the launch of a new book on Israeli business impact on inclusive growth, titled “Leaving No-One Behind“.

Moderator:

Momo Mahadav, CEO at Maala

Speakers:

Micky Adiv, CEO at G1 and Chairperson at Maala

Roger Crockett, VP Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion at Western Digital

Prof. David Grayson, Author and Professor Emeritus at Cranfield School of Management

Celebrating the 2019 Israeli Diversity Award

The Dov Lautmann Diversity Award is awarded annually to companies excelling in workforce diversity in different categories. The winners of the 2019 awards are Western Digital, Nistec and Bank Hapoalim.

sessions by professional tracks

10:30-14:00

Marketing with Purpose

Marketing

The forum will host senior marketing directors that will showcase campaigns that illustrate the integration of purpose in marketing strategies. Participants include: Strauss Group, Teva Pharmaceuticals and more.

Co-host: Israel Marketing Association

ESG and Responsible Investment Forum

Finance & IR

The Forum will gather leading figures from the global arena, and from investment institutions in Israel, for the fourth straight year. The forum will enable participants to learn of the leading global trends in the field, as well as the recent developments in Israel. Companies that engage with ESG investors are invited to meet the representatives of rating companies and investors who will be attending the conference. Among the participants: Danske Bank, Sustainalytics, MSCI and more.

Safety in Industry & Construction

Safety in Industry and Construction

A work space to launch a brand new initiative using a voluntary approach to increasing safety efforts of industry and construction companies. One of the outcomes of the initiative will be a new chapter on safety in the Maala CSR Index. The initiative is in collaboration with the national social security Manof fund.

Evaluating Businesses’ Impact on the economy and Society

CSR & Social Impact

How to integrate a social-economic impact assessment into the overall management of corporate responsibility as well as reporting and sharing your strategy with stakeholders.

Belonging: the next Step in Diversity

Diversity & Inclusion

The discussion will focus on the issue of belonging, a recent addition to diversity, inclusion and equity. Is this a key to unlocking the next level in diversity in Israel?
Participants include: Western Digital, CECP, along with reps. from leading companies in the field of diversity, and more.

Co-host: Israel Forum for Diversity 

Reducing Plastic Waste and Consumer Behavior

Environment

The need to reduce plastic waste is widely agreed upon and is raised in many forums and discussions worldwide. This discussion will include tools from circular economy and consumer behavior trends, that might help reduce plastic waste.

happy hour

14:00-15:00

The 2nd day of the conference, Thursday, December 5th, will be comprised of a variety of field tours.