Round Table with Head of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The Chamber in partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce hosted a round table with EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler who visited Israel this week with EPA officials to further the agency’s relationship with Israel. The round table included Dr. Ami Appelbaum, IIA Chair, Galit Cohen, Senior Deputy Director General for Policy, Planning, and Strategy, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection, and officals from the U.S. Embassy, Foreign Ministry, Ministry of Finance, and senior executives from Chamber member companies such as Dow, Teva, IAI, Strauss, Netafim, ICL, Cisco, and the BIRD Foundation and others. 

Mr. Wheeler and Dr. Appelbaum announced a cooperation between both governments on Circular Economy.  The Chamber announced the formation of a work-group in partnership with the U.S. Chamber, that will work with the relevant goverment agencies to promote the introduction of new technologies underlying circular economy and resource efficiency. 

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