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Sustainability and technology: The environmental crisis as an opportunity for impact investments

On Day 3 of Calcalist and ESIL's "Sustainability and Innovation Week" experts discuss opportunities for green investments

CTech 15:1408.09.20
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 third of a special series of panels, experts from Israel and abroad discussed the potential of the global environmental crisis to present opportunities for impace investments.  

 

The speakers on today's panel included Emily Reichert, CEO, Greentown Labs; Oz Katz, Deputy General Manager industries at Ministry of Economy and Industry; Cecile Blilious, Head of Impact and Sustainability at Pitango Venture Capital; Yoel Cheshin, chairman and founder of 2B Angels; Dr. Astorre Modena, General Partner, Terra Venture Partners; and Israeli futurologist Dr. Roey Tzezana.