ESG in Real Life

December 6th, 2022


The first day of the conference will feature fire-chats and one-on-ones in the main studio followed by meetups, roundtables and live podcast studio on leading ESG issues in Israel.

1st day December 6th, 2022

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


opening session


ESG in Real Life (#ESG_IRL)

Main Studio

  • Fire-chats and one-on-ones setting the tone for the day.

Momo Mahadav, CEO at Maala


President of the State of Israel, Isaac Herzog – Welcome address

Eyal Malis, CEO, Tnuva

Investors’ impact on portfolio companies
Hannah Simons, Head of Sustainability Strategy, Schroders

Sustainability: The Scandinavian way
Richard Gröttheim, CEO, AP7
Ulrika Hasselgren, Chief Sustainability Officer, Coeli Group
Emma Ihre, Head of Sustainability, Embracer Group

Food-tech Innovation & Sustainability
Tomer Aizen, CEO, Wilk

coffee break


meetups & roundtables


ESG Investors’ Forum

Global Snapshot & The next steps of ESG Investments in Israel


Elah Alkalay, Chairperson of IBI Mutual Funds, VP Business Development, IBI Investment House


Richard Gröttheim, CEO, AP7

Hannah Simons, Head of Sustainability Strategy, Schroders

Alessandra Oglino, Head of Market Development, RepRisk

Sam Block, VP, ESG Research, MSCI

Ulrika Hasselgren, Chief Sustainability Officer, Coeli Group

How can we know (and measure) that diversity efforts are successful?

Enabling more communities and groups to be included in workplaces and society


Vardit Hasson Bat, Head of HR and EX, Discount Bank


Chagit Posner, Global Commodity manager, Intel

Alona Magor Shoham, VP HR, Strauss Israel

Nawa Jahshan Batshon, CEO, Co-Impact

Aya Ben Amos, Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Amdocs

Recycling, Reusing & Reducing Waste

How to move forward from one-off initiatives to embedded systematic practices


Hadas Tadmor, Senior manager Sustainability & Decarbonization, EY


Gadi Cunya, CEO, Infinia

Yehuda Fishman, Spokesperson, Shufersal Group

Ohad Dayan, Global Sustainability Manager, Keter

Tomer Shemesh, CEO, Social Delivery

Long-term environmental goals – how to begin and the next steps forward?

Ambitious but realistic, 2030 or 2050, and what does 'Net-Zero' actually mean


Shay Levy, Head Of Corporate Sustainability & ESG, Zim


Dr.Gil Proaktor, Head of Energy and Climate Change Division, Israeli Ministry of Environmental Protection

Adam Ajzensztejn, Senior Director, ESG Reporting & Engagement, Teva Pharmaceuticals

Tali Gvirzer, Environmental Sustainability Manager, Osem-Nestle

Lihie Iuclea, Head of ESG Department, BDO Israel

Galit Kenigsberg, Co-Founder, Eco-Arena

Corporate Culture & Safety Management

Professional roundtable towards integrating safety chapter in the Maala ESG Index

Co-host: Israel Forum for Diversity 


Micki Adiv, Chairperson at Maala and CEO at G1

Doron Sela, Chief Safety Engineer, Rafael


Oren Goz, Head of Health & Safety Engineering, Clalit Health Services

Zafrit Parker, VP EHS, Elbit Systems

Eyal Meshulam, EHS Manager, Tidhar

Avner Sinai, Head of EHS, IAI (Israel Aerospace Industries)

Ilan Shterenberg, Global EHS Management System Manager, ICL

Mark Aviv, VP Safety, Quality & Security, Haifa Group

From Impact to ESG in Startup Companies

Why investors are interested in implementing ESG at growth stages and how to begin?


Anat Gabriel, VP Global Net Revenue, Unilever


Osnat Golan, VP Communications, Corporate Branding & Sustainability, Strauss Group

Calanit Valfer, Managing Partner, Elah Fund

Zach Teplitzki, Director of EHS & Facility Management, Aleph Farms

Gilat Mor Horesh, Senior Manager of Regulatory and Quality Affairs & ESG, Sonovia

Connecting Business & Heritage

Businesses embracing local and national heritage sites in search of purpose


Ivri Verbin, CEO, Grant Thornton GoodVision


Raanan Dinur, CEO, Taavura

Samar Bashara, Director of Community at the Center for Social Banking, Bank Hapoalim

Dorit Koltin, Regulation & Sustainability, Haifa Group

Uzi Barzilay, CEO, Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation

Netanel Mazeh, Director, Heritage Department, Ministry of Jerusalem Affairs & Heritage

Volunteering & community engagement – what are employees interested in now?

Purpose & sense of connection in employee volunteering and community engagement in the digital culture


Lee Singer Snir, Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Adama


Tal Ezra-Shemer, Community Relations Manager, Intel Israel

Ofer Semo, Head of Employee Volunteering, Bank Hapoalim

Tamar Saffer, Head of Organizational Training and Development, Bank Mizrahi-Tefahot

Avi Bar-Aharon, Co-Founder & President, Make-A-Wish Israel

Lisa Rahmani, Co-Founder & Co-CEO, The Simlai Foundation

Climate-Related Risk Management & Opportunities in State-Owned Companies

Professional roundtable




Inbal Sternberg, Director of Sustainability & ESG, IAI (Israel Aerospace Industries)

Adi Gamliel, Sustainability & ESG Director, iRoads (Netivei Israel)

Dr. Naama Wald, Senior Coordinator Energy and Climate change, Ministry of Environmental Protection

Tami Ganot, Vice President, Adam Teva V’Din

Dr. Tamara Lotner Lev, Director of Climate Policy, The Society for the Protection of Nature in Israel (SPNI)

Simon Messenger, Senior Advisor to the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), IFRS Foundation

happy hour


The 2nd day of the conference, Wednesday, December 7th, will be comprised of workshops & corporate site visits.