Leon Kaye

Leon Kaye is the founder and editor of GreenGoPost.com. Based in California, he is a business writer and consultant. His work is also on The Guardian’s Sustainable Business site as has appeared on Inhabitat and Earth911. His focus is making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility. Among the regions across the world in which he covers is Qatar, one of the Middle East countries in which he takes a keen interest because of its transformation into a post-oil economy. Other areas of interest include sustainable development in Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

China Tells WTO: No More Garbage Imports

China recently informed the World Trade Organization that wastes resulting from textiles and steelmaking are among a list of 24 types of garbage…

The Health Impacts of Rush Hour Pollution

While sensors monitor pollution near the freeway, what gets sucked into a car's interior is another matter all together. And it's linked to…

Beef-Giant Canada Now Promoting a Plant-Based Diet

Canada, one of the world's largest beef producers has issued new dietary guidelines in an effort to promote healthy eating. And beef is…

3p Weekend: Elon Musk Claims “Verbal Approval” to Build East Coast Underground Hyperloop; Cities Shrug

Elon Musk announced yesterday that he had “verbal government approval” to build an underground tunnel for a Hyperloop that would link New York…

$2M in Fines for ExxonMobil for Violating Russia Sanctions

U.S. Department of the Treasury announced that it will fine ExxonMobil $2 million for violating U.S. sanctions imposed on Russia after the country's…

Skyrocketing Subprime Auto Loan Defaults Put Cities’ Transport Systems at Risk

Subprime auto loan default rates are rising, which could affect investors worldwide, as they have been purchased these loans through securitized bonds. If…

Speed Up Oceanic Carbon Sequestration, to Fight Climate Change

Scientists at the California Institute of Technology and University of Southern California believe they have found a way to bring oceanic carbon sequestration…

Suburbs Left in a Lurch as Companies Return to the Cities

As educated and highly skilled workers are returning to cities, the evidence suggests that large corporations are increasingly following them as well. McDonald's…

California Extends Bipartisan Carbon Cap and Trade

This week, with considerable bipartisan support, the Calif. Legislature passed AB-398, which extends the state’s cap-and-trade climate law to 2030. Supporters say the…

HSBC Investigates Major Palm Oil Supplier Over Deforestation Allegations

The global banking giant HSBC has launched an investigation of a major Indonesian palm oil supplier over allegations that the company has been…

The Impact of Food-for-Fuel: UK Study Weighs in on Biofuels

A United Kingdom study recently concluded that biofuels can have a critical role to play in the mitigation of future climate change risks,…

Reebok Mocks Trump Over Comments to French First Lady

Reebok's response to Donald Trump's comments about Brigitte Macron's physique was one of the best-timed tweets in years. We expect more companies to…

Airbnb Host Fined $5K, Sent Back to College After Racist Incident

California's Department of Fair Housing and Employment has fined a former Airbnb host $5,000 after she canceled a reservation largely due to the…

How Implicit Bias May Be Hurting Your Bottom Line

One recent survey found that bias can accelerate burnout on the job, with the result that one-third of employees who perceive bias regularly…

Paris Accord U.S. Commitment Still Alive

Two outspoken supporters of the Paris Accord, California Governor Jerry Brown and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced last week that…