We create impactful solutions for humanity’s greatest sustainability challenges

Our mission

Aiming for impact

We are committed to making an impact in the worlds of food, agriculture, and industrial products, and advancing humanity for a sustainable future.

How do we do it?

With our unique set of natural resources, our passionate team of talented employees, and our technological ingenuity, we create impact by scaling up food production, ensuring food quality, enabling sustainable agriculture and industrial production, and protecting the environment.

Our core values

Our guiding principles

These three pillars define who we are and the actions that we take

Ingenuity

Our innovation is created by our passionate employees, unparalleled R&D infrastructure, and multiple partners, all forming a unique ecosystem.

Care

Doing what is right for our employees, business partners, shareholders, communities, and the environment.

Leadership

We are market leaders in innovation, cost management, and sustainability, thanks to our performance-driven, can-do mindset, and our winning spirit.

Our strategy

Our strategic advantages

Unique assets

The Dead Sea has the highest mineral concentration globally. ICL is the exclusive polysulphate provider and a leader in R&D and innovation capabilities.

Strategic locations

Competitive logistic advantages through proximity to ports, and customers.

Know-how

Decades of accumulated knowledge and experience in agronomy, chemistry, engineering, and customer requirements.

Startup nation

Access to a globally leading high-tech and agri-tech eco-system in Israel.

Our board & leadership

Meet the Leaders of ICL’s Legacy

Our leaders share with us their vision

Mr. Raviv Zoller
President and CEO of ICL Group
“With our unique resources, ingenuity, and can-do spirit, we can truly make an impact in solving the world's sustainability challenges.”
Mr. Kobi Altman
ICL CFO
“Service excellence requires us to never be satisfied and always strive to improve, even in the streamlining of daily processes and customer interactions. Because many times changing a small nuance can make a big difference.”
Mr. Ofer Lifshitz
President, ICL Phosphate Solutions Division
“The key to success lies in implementing a quality level which will enable us to produce and sell the best products and solutions to satisfy the world's ever-growing needs״
Mrs. Anat Tal-Ktalav
President, ICL Industrial Products Division
“We aim to sustain our leading position in the marketplace and help further humanity with products that are all around us from Br, P based FRs, to high-end magnesia”
Mr. Chris Millington
EVP, Food and PS specialty business
“In an increasingly dynamic world, we must be agile, creative, and customer focused, driving innovation and delivering solutions that create, not close gaps, supported by market leading customer services, backed by sustainable thinking and actions.”
Ms. Lilach Geva Harel, Adv.
Executive Vice President and Global General Counsel
“In order to fulfill company goals and continuously improve the corporate governance for our stakeholders, we set to create strong partnerships, manage calculated and responsible risks, and provide safety nets both for the company and its employees.”
Mrs. Ilana Fahima
Executive Vice President, Chief People Officer
“We enable a people-centric culture driven by integrity, accountability, and empowerment to deliver constant success and growth for all.”
Mrs. Miri Mishor
Senior Vice President, ICL Information Technology
“We deliver information technology to drive business value. To change our business, we change ourselves”
Dr. Anantha Desikan
Executive Vice President and Chief Research, Development & Innovation Officer of ICL
“We define Innovation by creating value for our customers with our ideas, inventions, and technologies along with sustainable business models”
Mr. Nitzan Moshe
Vice President, ICL Operations
“It makes me proud to see, time after time, how we always look ahead. In the technological innovation that supports smart operations, in sustainability strategies that advance environmental responsibility, and also in creative solutions for employee safety.”
Mr. Eli Amon
Chief Commercial Officer
“Through our unique commercial approach, we strive to be our customer’s partner of choice. We provide best in class customer experience and deliver innovative products that meet our partner’s need and ensure a sustainable future.”

Our innovation

We are translating megatrends into new innovation initiatives

Our 5 innovation domains:

Next Generation
Fertilization

eMobility and
Sustainability

Food
Tech

Digital
Agriculture

Novel
Materials

Our global presence

We produce, sell and innovate globally

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Our history

ICL’s Milestones

1929
1929: Receives the British government concession and establishes a factory in the northern part of the Dead Sea.
1931
1931: Start of production and sale of potash and bromine.
1934
1934: Establishment of the southern factory in Sodom.
1946
1946: Fertilizers and Chemicals Company (IL) is founded.
1951
1951: TAMI IMI (as an IL government central research laboratory) is founded.
1952
1952: Rotem is founded as a phosphate company in the Negev (IL), a government company mining phosphate.
1964
1964: Construction of the dam between the north and southern basins of the Dead Sea funded by the World Bank.
1968
1968: ICL is established by the State of Israel as a government-owned company.
1975
1975: ICL expands through the consolidation of additional government-owned entities, including Dead Sea Works, Rotem, Negev, Brom compounds, and others.
1976
1976: ICL acquires the German BK Giulini company.
1982
1982: ICL acquires Dutch Amsterdam Fertilizers - Amfert fertilizers company
1992
1992: Israeli government begins the privatization of ICL, listing its shares on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).
1995
1995: The State of Israel sells its controlling interest to Israel Corp., controlled by the Eisenberg family. Between 1995 and 2000, the government sold its remaining shares.
1999 – 2001
1999 – 2001: ICL establishes three core operating segments: agriculture, food, and engineered materials.
1999
1999: the Ofer Group acquires control of Israel Corp.
1999
1999: ICL acquires Sinobron (China) and enters 2 JVs in China.
2000
2000: ICL acquires Iberpotash (Spain) producer of Potash.
2002
2002: ICL acquires Cleveland Potash Ltd. (UK) potash mines.
2005
2005: Acquires Astaris LLC, a major US manufacturer and marketer of phosphate salts.
2007
2007: ICL acquires Supresta LLC (US), a leading manufacturer and marketer of phosphorus-based flame retardants.
2011
2011: ICL acquires NU3, manufacturer of soluble NPK fertilizer components.
2011
2011: ICL acquires Everris (The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s) Global Professional Fertilizers business.
2011
2011: ICL acquires Fuentes, Spain’s largest producer of specialty fertilizers.
2011
2011: ICL acquires Halox (US) – paints and coating producer.
2014
2014: ICL enters into a strategic joint venture with Yunnan Yuntianhua, the world’s third-largest phosphate producer, to create a fully vertical, integrated phosphate business in China with a world-scale phosphate rock mine, R&D facility, and downstream operations.
2014
2014: ICL acquires Fosbrasil, Latin America’s primary producer of purified phosphoric acid.
2014
2014: ICL inaugurates a new European region headquarters in Amsterdam as part of the company’s One ICL platform to improve efficiency and operational excellence and strengthen business in Europe.
2014
2014: ICL lists its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), resulting in their dual listing on both the NYSE and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).
2014
2014: ICL launches a program to expand ICL Fertilizers’ mining and production of Polysulphate, a multi-nutrient sulfate fertilizer, at its ICL UK facility.
2015
2015: Acquisition of AmegA Sciences, a producer of specialty agriculture products.
2015
2015: Acquisition of Prolactal GmbH, an Austrian-based leading producer of functional dairy proteins for the food and beverage industries.
2015
2015: ICL Food Specialties expands its Ladenburg, Germany food laboratory and opens a new applications laboratory in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil to create customized solutions.
2018
2018: ICL launches its “Business Culture of Leadership” strategy, focused on enhancing market leadership across its three core mineral value chains of Bromine, Potash, and Phosphate, as well as realizing the growth potential of Innovative Ag Solutions.
2018
2018: Potash Corp sells its holdings in ICL.
2018
2018: UK’s Potash production stopped, ICL is the only global producer of Polysulphate.
2018
2018: ICL inaugurates the Sodom power plant powered by natural gas.
2018
2018: ICL establishes a WPA food specialties plant in China.
2019
2019: ICL incorporates a new sustainability strategy including the digital Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) web report. Improved rankings in various indexes including FTS4good, CDP, Bloomberg, Bloomberg’s gender equality, TFS initiative, and more.
2019
2019: ICL launches a new product line in the plant-based alternative protein market.
2019
2019: ICL launches the ICL-EoC strategy. Including index rating.
2020
2020: ICL acquires US-based precision agriculture Company GROWERS HOLDINGS, INC.
2020
2020: ICL reaches 95 million tons of potash production– ICL’s peak year.
2020
2020: ICL launches the BIG (Business Innovation for Growth) Internal Accelerator.
2020
2020: ICL consolidates crop nutrition sales and marketing divisions.
2021
2021: ICL completes the acquisition of Agro Fertilaqua Participações S.A. ("Fertiláqua"), one of Brazil's leading specialty plant nutrition companies.