spearheading csr in israel

about mala

Maala is a non-profit corporate membership organization promoting corporate social responsibility (CSR) in Israel. Founded in 1998, Maala is considered as the CSR standards-setting organization in Israel. Presently, the membership organization is comprised of some 110 members, Israel’s largest companies. Maala publishes the Maala ESG indexes annually on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, and as of 2016 organizes an annual international CSR conference in Tel Aviv

csr in israel

CSR is an integral part of the business values of many Israeli companies. In 2018, 150 companies voluntarily participated in the annual Maala ESG Rating. These companies together comprise some 310,000 employees, annual sales of 410 billion shekels (c. US$118 billion), representing approximately one-third of Israel’s GDP.

our team

  • MOMO MAHADAV CEO

    Momo joined Maala’s team in early 2006, bringing with him extensive experience working in public policy frameworks and environmental and community work.

  • TAMI LEFFLER
    TAMI LEFFLER Director, Membership, Social Sustainability & Information Management

    Tami has vast experience in working with large Israeli companies on their social innovation strategies and human capital investments.

  • ANAT MOSEINCO
    ANAT MOSEINCO Director, Membership, Sustainability

    Anat has vast experience working with companies to promote social and environmental issues and dialogue between business community and civil society.

  • YAIR COHEN
    YAIR COHEN Director, Membership & Maala ESG Rating and Indexes

    As manager of the Maala ESG Rating, Yair has extensive experience in initiating and driving sustainability and CSR changes within leading companies.

  • OMER CHEN
    OMER CHEN Executive Assistant

    Omer leads the effort to extend the Maala ESG index to small and mid-size companies, and has significant experience in driving and assisting SMEs to initiate change from within.

  • SHANI TAL
    SHANI TAL Project Manager

    Shani is profoundly interested in sustainable urban development. She has a B.A. in Sustainability & Government from IDC Herzlia with a focus on community development.

  • ELISHA SILBERKLANG
    ELISHA SILBERKLANG Project Manager

    Elisha followed his passion for sustainability and environment and joined Maala in 2017, prior to which he was involved in a culture, night-life start up in Jerusalem.

board of directors

  • MICKY ADIV
    MICKY ADIV Chairperson

    CEO G1

  • ELLA ALKALAY
    ELLA ALKALAY Vice President of Business Development

    I.B.I Investment House

  • GIORA BAR DEA
    GIORA BAR DEA Deputy CEO

    Strauss Group

  • RAVIT BARNIV
    RAVIT BARNIV Former Chairperson

    Tnuva Group

  • RONIT BENBASAT ROM
    RONIT BENBASAT ROM Vice President of Human Resources

    Team8

  • ANAT GABRIEL
    ANAT GABRIEL CEO

    Unilever Israel

  • ELI GLICKMAN
    ELI GLICKMAN President and CEO

    Zim

  • MOSHE LAHMANI
    MOSHE LAHMANI Chairperson

    Shikun & Binui

  • LIMOR SHAKO
    LIMOR SHAKO VP Human Resources

    Reshet

Global Network

Maala is part of a global network of organizations promoting sustainability and CSR around the globe.