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Sustainability and technology: experts weigh in on business opportunities for multinationals and startups

On Day 2 of Calcalist and ESIL's "Sustainability and Innovation Week" experts discuss the ways technology is being used to better protect the environment

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In recent years, efforts have increased to find solutions to global and local environmental challenges as well as to introduce sustainable innovation into various industries. These moves are motivated by concern for natural resources and the environment but have also created new business opportunities for traditional companies and enabled new startups to break into the field.

 

In the second of a special series of panels dealing with the challenges and opportunities, experts from Israel and abroad discussed the topic of environmental and sustainable technology in the international industry sector.

 

The speakers on today's panel included Ariel Porat, General Manager of Seimens Israel; Kristin Rickert Innovation Portfolio Director, Johnson Matthey; Alexandre Perra, Executive Director of Innovation, Strategy and Corporate Responsibility of EDF Group; Maurits van Tol, CTO, Johnson Matthey, and Ayalon Alain Vaniche, CEO of EDF Renewables Israel.