Environment 2020 and Green Commuting Events This March In Tel Aviv


The Ministry of Environmental Protection in Israel lists two important green events for the end of March. Get your pedals on the bike spinning: First up is “Environment 2020” A conference dealing with “Challenges, Innovations and Corporate Social Responsibility” in Israel. This leading environmental conference, says the Ministry, will take place on March 30, 2009 and will feature of host of speakers from Israel and abroad.

Sponsored by dozens of organizations, industries and corporations alongside the Ministry of Environmental Protection and environmental organizations, it is expected to draw some 700 participants.

Sessions will include: setting a national environmental agenda, environmental regulation, green branding, environmental risk analysis and cleantech as a key to growth. Guest speakers include Stanley Greenberg of Greenberg Quinland Rosner Research and Martin Kace, founder and president of EMPAX.

Green Commuting: This March 30, launches a green commuting competition, aimed at encouraging employers to promote alternative means of transportation to work, including car pooling, car sharing, public transportation and walking.

The competition is part of a larger project aimed at shifting Israel’s commuting patterns away from the private car. For this purpose, a Hebrew guidebook for employers on green commuting was recently published.

Be there, or be green with envy. For more, see the Ministry’s website. (There’s been a flurry of green events this March in Israel. Any connection to St. Paddy’s Day?)

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3 thoughts on “Environment 2020 and Green Commuting Events This March In Tel Aviv”

  1. Veronique says:

    It would be nice if the Ministry was lowering the taxes on hybrid cars, if towns and the country were creating more bike paths, if the train was providing an easy way to transport your bike with you, and if the Ministry was maintaining a site that gives ideas on how to make your house “greener” per region of Israel.

  2. Joshu says:

    Do you have any information as to where this event will be taking place?


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