About ICL Group: Our Commitment to a Sustainable Future (2022)

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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.

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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

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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.

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Know-how

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

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Startup nation

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

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Our board & leadership

Meet the Leaders of ICL’s Legacy

Our leaders share with us their vision

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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.”

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Aviram Lahav

Chief Financial Officer

“Becoming the first Israeli company to be issued a sustainability linked loan (SLL) gives us a great sense of satisfaction and, most importantly, further advances our mission to continually improve our ESG performance and deliver impactful, innovative solutions to humanity’s greatest sustainability challenges.“

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Elad Aharonson

President, Innovative Ag. Solutions

“We’re here to bring the best for your land. That means the best expert team, developing the highest-quality solutions, and supporting growers with best-in-class service.”

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Phil Brown

President, Phosphate Specialties Solutions

“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.”

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Meir Mergi

President, Potash

"Innovation, ingenuity, and a clear vision on our responsibility for the future are what guide us in what we do everyday at ICL"

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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.”

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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.”

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Miri Mishor

Executive Vice President, Information Technology

“We deliver information technology to drive business value. To change our business, we change ourselves”

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Anantha Desikan

Executive Vice President and Chief Research, Development & Innovation Officer

“We define Innovation by creating value for our customers with our ideas, inventions, and technologies along with sustainable business models”

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Noam Goldstein

Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence, Innovation & Energy

"The world is changing fast and in order to remain competitive, we need to adopt a culture of continuous change. Our people, sustainable policy, and innovation are the key to growth.”

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Maya Grinfeld

VP Global Marketing & Communications

“Consumers are increasingly favouring brands with a commitment to environmental sustainability, this is where we feel obliged not only to offer sustainable solutions but also to pave the way in the industries we are operating.”

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Next generation fertilization

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eMobility and Sustainability

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Food Tech

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Novel Materials

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Next Generation
Fertilization

eMobility and
Sustainability

Food
Tech

Digital
Agriculture

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Novel
Materials

Our global presence

We produce, sell and innovate globally

Production sites
in 13 countries

Logistics and sales services in over 30 countries

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Full-time employees worldwide

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  • 6R&D sites
  • 1Sales sites
  • 1Distribution sites
  • 10Production sites
  • 2R&D sites
  • 11Sales sites
  • 6Distribution sites
  • 8Production sites
  • 5R&D sites
  • 6Sales sites
  • 13Distribution sites
  • 11Production sites
  • 1R&D sites
  • 4Sales sites
  • 2Distribution sites
  • 1Production sites
  • 4R&D sites
  • 1Sales sites
  • 3Distribution sites
  • 6Production sites
  • 6R&D sites
  • 20Sales sites
  • 10Distribution sites
  • 16Production sites
  • 1Sales sites

Production sites in 13 countries

Logistics and sales services in over 30 countries

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Full-time employees worldwide

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North America

  • 4R&D sites
  • 1Sales sites
  • 3Distribution sites
  • 6Production sites

South America

  • 5R&D sites
  • 6Sales sites
  • 13Distribution sites
  • 11Production sites

Israel

  • 6R&D sites
  • 1Sales sites
  • 1Distribution sites
  • 10Production sites

Asia

  • 2R&D sites
  • 11Sales sites
  • 6Distribution sites
  • 8Production sites

Australia

  • 1R&D sites
  • 4Sales sites
  • 2Distribution sites
  • 1Production sites

Africa

  • 1Sales sites

Our history

ICL’s Milestones

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1929: Receives the British government concession and establishes a factory in the northern part of the Dead Sea.

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1931: Start of production and sale of potash and bromine.

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1934: Establishment of the southern factory in Sodom.

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1946: Fertilizers and Chemicals Company (IL) is founded.

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1951: TAMI IMI (as an IL government central research laboratory) is founded.

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1952: Rotem is founded as a phosphate company in the Negev (IL), a government company mining phosphate.

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1964: Construction of the dam between the north and southern basins of the Dead Sea funded by the World Bank.

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1968: ICL is established by the State of Israel as a government-owned company.

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1975: ICL expands through the consolidation of additional government-owned entities, including Dead Sea Works, Rotem, Negev, Brom compounds, and others.

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1976: ICL acquires the German BK Giulini company.

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1982: ICL acquires Dutch Amsterdam Fertilizers - Amfert fertilizers company

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1992: Israeli government begins the privatization of ICL, listing its shares on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE).

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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.

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1999 – 2001: ICL establishes three core operating segments: agriculture, food, and engineered materials.

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1999: the Ofer Group acquires control of Israel Corp.

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1999: ICL acquires Sinobron (China) and enters 2 JVs in China.

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2000: ICL acquires Iberpotash (Spain) producer of Potash.

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2002: ICL acquires Cleveland Potash Ltd. (UK) potash mines.

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2005: Acquires Astaris LLC, a major US manufacturer and marketer of phosphate salts.

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2007: ICL acquires Supresta LLC (US), a leading manufacturer and marketer of phosphorus-based flame retardants.

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2011: ICL acquires NU3, manufacturer of soluble NPK fertilizer components.

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2011: ICL acquires Everris (The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s) Global Professional Fertilizers business.

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2011: ICL acquires Fuentes, Spain’s largest producer of specialty fertilizers.

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2011: ICL acquires Halox (US) – paints and coating producer.

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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.

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2014: ICL acquires Fosbrasil, Latin America’s primary producer of purified phosphoric acid.

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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.

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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).

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2014: ICL launches a program to expand ICL Fertilizers’ mining and production of Polysulphate, a multi-nutrient sulfate fertilizer, at its ICL UK facility.

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2015: Acquisition of AmegA Sciences, a producer of specialty agriculture products.

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2015: Acquisition of Prolactal GmbH, an Austrian-based leading producer of functional dairy proteins for the food and beverage industries.

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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.

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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.

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2018: Potash Corp sells its holdings in ICL.

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2018: UK’s Potash production stopped, ICL is the only global producer of Polysulphate.

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2018: ICL inaugurates the Sodom power plant powered by natural gas.

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2018: ICL establishes a WPA food specialties plant in China.

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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.

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2019: ICL launches a new product line in the plant-based alternative protein market.

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2019: ICL launches the ICL-EoC strategy. Including index rating.

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2020: ICL acquires US-based precision agriculture Company GROWERS HOLDINGS, INC.

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2020: ICL reaches 95 million tons of potash production– ICL’s peak year.

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2020: ICL launches the BIG (Business Innovation for Growth) Internal Accelerator.

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2020: ICL consolidates crop nutrition sales and marketing divisions.

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2021: ICL completes the acquisition of Agro Fertilaqua Participações S.A. ("Fertiláqua"), one of Brazil's leading specialty plant nutrition companies.

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FAQs

What does ICL company stand for? ›

International Computers Limited (ICL) was a British computer hardware, computer software and computer services company that operated from 1968 until 2002. It was formed through a merger of International Computers and Tabulators (ICT), English Electric Computers (EEC) and Elliott Automation in 1968.

Why sustainability is important? ›

Sustainability is important for many reasons including: Environmental Quality – In order to have healthy communities, we need clean air, natural resources, and a nontoxic environment. Growth – UNTHSC's enrollment continues to grow, so we require more resources such as energy, water, and space.

Where is ICL based? ›

Tel-Aviv , Israel

What does ICL mean in school? ›

Integrated Core Learning (ICL) General Education Core. Requirements. Definitions.

What sustainability means to you? ›

Sustainability consists of fulfilling the needs of current generations without compromising the needs of future generations, while ensuring a balance between economic growth, environmental care and social well-being.

Why is a sustainable future important? ›

Sustainability improves the quality of our lives, protects our ecosystem and preserves natural resources for future generations. In the corporate world, sustainability is associated with an organization's holistic approach, taking into account everything, from manufacturing to logistics to customer service.

What is an example of sustainability? ›

Zero Waste As An Example Of Sustainability

The zero-waste movement is a lifestyle that encourages people to use all types of resources in a circular way, just like the natural world does.

What does ICL mean in DepEd? ›

Since the Independent Cooperative Learning (ICL) is one of the DepEd teachers' strategies in intervening students' interests in various lessons, it was adopted in the developed Tutorial & Instructional Program (TIP).

What is independent cooperative learning? ›

Cooperative Learning is an instructional method in which students work in small groups to accomplish a common learning goal under the guidance of the teacher.

What does ICL mean on twitter? ›

ICL has 2 meanings. 1. I can't lie.

What is one way you have committed to sustainability? ›

I will reduce or eliminate my use of bottled water when other sources of drinking water are available. Waste Reduction is important at both ends of the consumer path — decreasing the amount of energy and resources used to produce goods, and lowering the impact of waste that pollutes the earth, air, and water.

How can you be sustainable? ›

  1. Think twice before shopping.
  2. Make sure your big purchases have big environmental benefits.
  3. Go #PlasticFree.
  4. Boycott products that endanger wildlife.
  5. Pay attention to labels.
  6. Be water wise.
  7. Drive less, drive green.
  8. Green your home.

What are the 3 types of sustainability? ›

Sustainability is often represented diagrammatically. The figure at the top of this page suggests that there are three pillars of sustainability – economic viability, environmental protection and social equity.

What is sustainable development in your own words? ›

Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

What are the five importance of sustainable development? ›

These include social progress and equality, environmental protection, conservation of natural resources and stable economic growth. Everybody has the right to a healthy, clean and safe environment.

What is sustainability in daily life? ›

Sustainable living is a practical philosophy that aims to reduce personal and societal environmental impact by making positive changes which counteract climate change and other negative environmental concerns. More simply, sustainable living is a method of reducing one's “carbon footprint”.

How do you create a sustainable future? ›

Five simple ways to create a more sustainable future
  1. Buy from sustainable brands. Many of us are already making a conscious effort to buy better in order to reduce our carbon footprint. ...
  2. Support local sustainability charities and initiatives. ...
  3. Use less energy in the home. ...
  4. Recycle more. ...
  5. Part ways with single-use plastic.
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What are the 4 types of sustainability? ›

The term sustainability is broadly used to indicate programs, initiatives and actions aimed at the preservation of a particular resource. However, it actually refers to four distinct areas: human, social, economic and environmental – known as the four pillars of sustainability.

What does ICL mean twitter? ›

@maishamss. i cant lie that is what it means. 1.

What is LCL abbreviation? ›

LCL is an acronym used in logistics, which means 'Less than Container-Load'. LCL is used when a single shipper's goods do not completely fill an entire container.

What does ick mean in texting? ›

ICK means "Disgusting or Horrible." Ick was originally an an interjection used as an exclamation of disgust (similar in meaning and use to eww). However, it is now also used as a slang word, to refer to something disgusting or horrible. For example: ICK!

What does l mean on social media? ›

"Laughing" is the most common definition for :L on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok. :L. Definition: Laughing.

Whats Pu mean on Snapchat? ›

PU: Essentially, PU is an acronym for Pop Up. A literal translation would be 'get on Snapchat and message me'. SB: Perhaps one of the most common, SB simply means Snap Back – or reply to the person you've been snapping with.

What is LCL fee? ›

LCL, or less than container load, has multiple consignments sharing space within the single container. With FCL, the buyer is paying for the cost of the whole container space, while LCL only pays for the area that the shipment occupies in a single container.

What is the expansion of LCL? ›

LCL means Less Container Load. If a shipper does not have enough goods to accommodate in a fully loaded container, he arrange with a consolidator to book his cargo. This type of shipment is called LCL shipment.

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