Workshop on Renewable Energy, Clean Tech, and International Carbon Markets in Tel Aviv Tomorrow

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Zysman, Aharoni, Gayer & Ady Kaplan & Co. (ZAG/S&W)– a US-Israeli law firm with offices in Tel Aviv – is committed to helping Israeli and American companies succeed in doing business with each other.  Including doing renewable, clean tech business with each other. Tomorrow morning ZAG/S&W will be hosting a workshop reflecting that interest, called […]

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A Little glooq Stretches Your Green Reach and Advertising Dollars Via Email

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Environmental activists and business people working on green technologies take note: a small application called glooq can be fitted into your email message to help generate eco awareness and sales. It takes a simple email message and turns it into a marketing campaign. Think about how many more people know about your new wind turbine […]

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Get Green Website Helps Israelis Go Green

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Do you dream of an Israeli-based website that concentrates information about all the great local eco-friendly businesses into one virtual green portal?  That provides reviews, offers coupons, and even has a membership club with a monthly raffle of organic vegetables?  A website that arranges Israeli eco events on an interactive virtual calendar? Well wake up!  […]

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Israel and America Sign Renewable Energy Coop Deal

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It’s been in the works for a while. Finally, the new US-Israel agreement of cooperation in renewable energy was announced at the opening of the 2nd Eilat-Eilot International Renewable Energy Conference last week. The US-Israel Energy Cooperation Act is an international collaboration aimed at creating a renewable energy storage initiative to reduce the world’s oil […]

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What is the CleanIsrael Network?

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This post was contributed by Talia Winokur of CleanIsrael Network. The cleantech sector in Israel is developing fast. As a world leader of alternative energy and water development, and a hub for innovative R&D, our small country looms large among global cleantech participants. Add to that the high-caliber manpower, history of entrepreneurship, geographical position as […]

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U.S.-Israel Binational Cleantech Forum: Creating a Strategy for the Future of Cleantech

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Miya president and CEO Baruch Oren and B. Gaon Holdings Ltd. Chairman Moshe Gaon have presented a new forum: The U.S.-Israel Binational Cleantech Forum, which they announced at the Israel America Chamber of Commerce Conference in Washington. The goal of the forum is to create a cohesive network that connects environmental organizations to businesses and […]

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2008 a Big Year for Israel Cleantech Investments, Says Ernst & Young

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Before the economic crisis made the question of investments something of a joke, venture capital investments in green technology worldwide saw a huge increase in 2008. Compared to the same investment period in 2007, venture capital investments increased by 82%, totaling $4.6 billion. While America still leads the pack in investments in green technology, there […]

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Why Baby's First Gift Shouldn't Be Formula From the Hospital

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Soft drinks. Fast foods. Cigarettes. Companies that market these products are well-known for targeting children and teens in order to develop “brand loyalty.” But the campaign to capture the taste buds of future consumers begins even earlier–in the hospital nursery, where formula companies use aggressive methods to ensure that babies’ first taste of artificial milk […]

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Israel and China Build Israel's Biggest Solar Power Plant

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This week, Israel’s biggest solar power station was inaugurated in Katsrin, a place otherwise known for its archaeological sites. Generating 85,000 KWH per year, the power station represents a milestone in Israel’s adoption of alternative energy, which until now had hardly been a soaring success. But it also represents something else: A partnership between Israel […]

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Project Better Place Unveils Prototype of Electric Car Recharging Station

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Though Green Prophet is skeptical about Shai Agassi‘s Project Better Place, we are watching the developments of the project with interest. This week, the prototype of the electric car recharging station was unveiled in Israel. The prototype was designed in San Francisco and developed in Israel with the cooperation of Nekuda DM. The station features […]

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BotanoCap Delivers Pest-Fighting Essential Oils To Make "Organic" Standard Practice

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The chemical pesticides used in modern agriculture and in the home are poisoning our planets’ animal life, waterways and ecosystems. They enter our bodies, and can even affect unborn children. Helping humanity break from this nasty cycle of destruction is an Israeli company, BotanoCap. The company envisions a future where organic produce will be the […]

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Conference on Corporate Social and Environmental Responsibility in Tel Aviv

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Businesses play a huge role in our everyday impact on the environment.  The way that businesses conduct themselves – ranging from what services or products they provide, to what means they use to provide them, and what kind of energy consumption habits they have – all effect their carbon footprint.  And since we live in […]

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Are Green Activists Devoted, or Suffering from Disorders? You decide.

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Sunday’s New York Times featured an environmental article (“Extreme Approaches Toward Living a Green Life”) with an interesting twist.  After describing what many everyday Americans, such as fellow green bloggers Sharon Astyk (of Casaubon’s Book) and Colin Beavan (of No Impact Man), do in their daily lives to alleviate their negative impact on the environment […]

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Israeli Entrepreneur Helps Found Succesful Electronics Recycling Website

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Israelis are notorious for their love of gadgets.  Well, at least Israeli men are.  And Israeli kids.  It’s a pretty true stereotype that Israeli elementary schoolers had their own cell phones way before cellphones were widespread in the US.  Hand an Israeli kid pretty much any electronic gadget and they’ll figure it out in less […]

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The California-Israel Chamber of Commerce to Bring Top Israeli Cleantech Companies to the US

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For four days in November up to fifteen Israeli cleantech companies are to be given VIP access to top decision makers including potential partners, funders and clients in California. The delegation is being billed as the first of its kind, and will bring the Israeli companies to meet with executives from cleantech leaders including General […]

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Erez Steinberg is Good for Green and Good for Business

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There are lots of green businesses out there – cleantech businesses, organic farmers, environmentally conscious designers, and plenty more. But what about businesses with no clear environmental agenda? What’s a software company or a furniture manufacturer that wants to go green supposed to do? Hire a greener. A business greener, that is. Erez Steinberg, an […]

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