Ortar started his way some 20 years ago in politics working in the Israeli Government. In 2000, he shifted his career toward environmental issues and was appointed as Greenpeace manager in Israel. Later on, Ortar completed his MA in environmental studies and opened his own consultancy firm where he worked with Israel’s largest corporations in implementing social, environmental and governance (ESG) programs and consulting them in publishing non-financial / sustainability (GRI) reports. Currently, Ortar is head of the Israeli Corporate Social Responsibility Institute (CSRI). One of CSRI’s recent projects is translating the SDGs to Hebrew and making them available to the Israeli public. He is also a member of the advisory board at RadGreen, the General Secretary of the Israeli CSR & Business Sustainability Society and a PhD candidate at the Department of Gerontology, University of Haifa. Ortar’s doctoral project correlate the societal challenge of aging with the realm of business conduct. He thought in leading universities in Israel and lecturing about these topics globally.