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Tal Ronen Wants To Reboot Planet Earth

After watching the Al Gore movie on global warming, Israeli-American business coach and transformational thinker Tal Ronen was motivated to “reboot” his career, and at the same time, to “reboot” the planet, starting with America. “We are embezzling the planet,” Ronen says. “Based on what I’ve studied, we’ll need about 15 to 30 planet earths […]

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Get Green Website Helps Israelis Go Green

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

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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Tal Ater Gives "GAS" To Help the World GreenAnySite

Consumption is, in general, not very green.  It often involves the wasteful use of resources, fossil fuels for transportation, and non environmentally friendly materials.  While a general reduction in consumption would be ideal, though, there will always be certain purchases that are necessary and there will always be people who are not willing to cut […]

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What is the CleanIsrael Network?

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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Formula should not be baby’s first gift

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

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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Erez Steinberg is Good for Green and Good for Business

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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Citramed Preserves our Cosmetics the Natural Way

Parabens, a preservative used in cosmetics such as shampoos, deodorants, toothpastes and creams, are nasty things.  They’re bad for our health, bad for the environment, and bad for all the creatures that we share this planet with. Parabens have been proven to be linked to cancer, and a study in the UK has showed extremely […]

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Israel Cleantech Ventures Exceeds Its Own Expectations

This Green Prophet is a little skeptical about Shai Agassi’s electric car and bold claims, but she is impressed by the range of companies in the portfolio of Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV). Consider companies such as Aqwise for cleaning municipal sewage using bacteria, plastic beads and a special aeration system; or Metrolight, a company that […]