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 The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

SEC Sues Mining Giant Rio Tinto for Fraud

This week, the SEC accused the international mining company Rio Tinto, and two of its former executives, of fraud in a federal court…

Businesses Find Taking a Stand in Today’s Political Environment Is a Double-Edged Sword

Using politics as a means to promote one’s business can either be genius or devolve into a social and financial minefield. In today's…

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A recent survey led by the CFA Institute noticed a Mars-Venus divide between how men and women in the investment management profession view…

Catalytic Converter Demand Pushes Price of Palladium Over $1,000 an Ounce

The demand for palladium, which sent prices surging over $1,000 an ounce, is being driven by the automotive industry, which covets palladium for…

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Lemonade, the online home and renters’ insurance company, has announced a change to its coverage plans. At a time when more brands are…

California Passes First Cleaning Product Chemical Disclosure Law in U.S.

Governor Jerry Brown recently signed into law Senate Bill No. 258, otherwise known as the Cleaning Products Right to Know Act. The law's…

$1 Billion In Credit Now Available for Sustainable Farming

Rabobank, the Netherlands banking giant and one of the world’s lenders to the global food and agriculture sector, today announced a $1 billion…

1400 Companies Now Put an Internal Price on Carbon

According to CDP, almost 1,400 multinational companies now factor an internal carbon price into their business plans. That number is an impressive leap,…

REI Harnesses Yerdle to Take ‘Garage Sales’ Online

REI’s partnership with Yerdle, the used goods exchange technology platform, will allow more unwanted and returned goods to be sold to consumers online,…

Over Half a Trillion Soybeans Later, Ford Marks 10-Year Anniversary of Bio-based Foam

According to Ford, the use of soy-derived foam instead of such material made out of petroleum has prevented 288 million pounds of carbon…

Uber Shows Saudi Women Winning Right to Drive Is About Money, Influence and Perhaps, Human Rights

It turns out Saudi Arabia's investments in companies, such as $3.5 spent on Uber in 2016, were partly behind the country's decision to…

After Irma’s Destruction, Global Links Ships Surplus Medical Equipment to Cuba

As Cuba continues its slow and painful recovery from Hurricane Irma's destruction, Pittsburgh-based Global Links has stepped up to help the island's 11.5…

For Dove, a Botched Apology is Worse than a ‘Racist’ Ad

For Dove and its parent company, Unilever, the past weekend has demolished the company's reputation after 13 years of success celebrating, and garnering…

Google Posts Sustainability Update, Yet Lacks Frankness on Russia Ads

Until Google comes clean with how it could have allowed its technology to risk chipping away at its home country’s democratic institutions, its…

Honor Flight Network Offers Veterans One Last Chance to See Memorials for the Wars They Fought In

Since 2005, the Honor Flight Network has been sending World War II, Korean War and now, more Vietnam War veterans to D.C. so…