We are committed to creating responsible solutions to humanity’s sustainability challenges in the global food, agriculture, and industrial products markets.

Our Sustainability Strategy

Creating impact for a better future!

With our global society facing unprecedented challenges to its sustainability, ICL has positioned itself at the forefront, responsibly advocating for the protection of our planet by creating innovative sustainable solutions in agriculture, food processes, as well as sustainable industrial products.

 

We adhere to the highest environmental standards and utilize the best available technologies in order to develop sustainable approaches.

Sustainable leadership recognition

Our sustainability commitment

CDP ICL has been rated A- for the second consecutive year by CDP’s 2020 Climate Report for the commitment to climate change.

Inclusion in the FTSE’s index for strong ESG practices

The first fertilizers company and the first Israeli company to be included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)

Top ranking in the ‘Maala’ leading Israeli ESG ranking

Top performance in the last two years among all global fertilizers companies

CDP ICL has been rated A for the second consecutive year by CDP’s 2020 Climate Report for the commitment to climate change.

Inclusion in the FTSE’s index for strong ESG practices

The first fertilizers company and the first Israeli company to be included in the Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI)

Top ranking in the ‘Maala’ leading Israeli ESG ranking

Top performance in the last two years among all global fertilizers companies

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Read how our actions, products, and unique innovations are shaping the future.

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Our strategy

Sustainability goals for 2030

Greenhouse gas emission

Absolute GHG emissions scope 1, 2, reduction of 30% by 2030 (vs. a 2018 baseline) and becoming carbon neutral by 2050.

Employee responsibility

Promoting personal environmental responsibility and volunteering among our employees.

Renewable energy usage

Increasing the share of renewable energy consumption to 50% by 2040 (2018 as the baseline)

Achieve and sustain market leadership

Maintaining and improving our rankings in sustainability and ESG indexes.

Circular economy

Increasing circular economy and water savings impact by an additional 3% recycling of waste streams per year.

Environmental organizations

Keeping an open channel of communication with the world’s leading environmental organizations.

Sustainable procurement

Promoting Sustainable Procurement as part of the Ecovadis – TfS program.
Annual goals:
● Reassessment improvements by 60%
● Valid assessments – 460
● New & reassessments – 120

Social responsibility and Communities

Supporting communities by contributing 1% of income (before tax) to social responsibility goals and community initiatives.

Our approach to sustainability

We work to promote and practice innovative sustainable solutions via four main pillars:

Environment

Since we are well-aware of the potential risks in our field of work, we constantly promote the highest standards of environmental and ecological responsibility as a means of improving our sustainable approach.

Our people

At ICL we are proud to call over 11,000 people worldwide our employees and family members. Together, we work to create a safe, inclusive, and diverse workplace for all our employees.

Our community

Our core social vision is based on our responsibility towards our community. We utilize our products, resources, and expertise to empower entrepreneurship, innovation, and excellence in the communities in which we operate.

Our products

As a global company, we take full responsibility and care for the products we produce and sell. Product stewardship is an inherent part of ICL’s operations and applies throughout all stages of product life, from extraction of raw materials, through the use phase, and up to the end of a product’s life.

KPIs, trends, and insights

We are dedicated to practicing the highest measures of environmental commitment and responsibility.

Some highlighted trends:

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Carbon Footprint

By 2021, ICL has invested $100K in products Carbon Footprint analysis and impact.

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Renewable energy usage

21% of ICL’s global indirect electricity consumption in 2020 was derived from renewable sources.

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions

By 2020, Scope 1 and Scope 2 GHG emissions have been reduced by 10% compared with the 2018 base year emission.

Sustainable development goals

Our commitment to the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

ICL was among the first companies around the world to incorporate the UN’s SDGs in our product line, materials, and practices. We stay committed to the UN’s goals in all our activities and continue to thrive to improve people’s lives and the environment.

Restoring Nature with Full Force
Case Study

Restoring Nature with Full Force

The Program for the Restoration of Excavated Sites — Ecological Rehabilitation of Mines promotes the ongoing restoration and rehabilitation of mining sites, in collaboration with landscape architects.

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What Goes Around Comes Around
Case Study

What Goes Around Comes Around

That’s how you play an active role in the global efforts towards a circular economy, by piloting products and methods in your own facilities – and turn an environmental challenge into a growth lever.

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