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.

With Bridges Burned Elsewhere, Uber Looks to Africa for Opportunity

Uber has its struggles, but there is one market where the ridesharing company is eyeing virgin territory and sees potential: Africa.

The Sustainable Business Case for Cannabis Legalization

Tomorrow evening, June 14 at 6:30 p.m., at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco, Michael Sutton will lead a discussion on whether Californians…

Palm Oil’s Impact on People and the Planet Is Getting Worse, Say NGOs

The efforts of NGOs such as Greenpeace, Rainforest Action Network and the World Resources Institute demonstrate that the global palm oil industry has…

Hershey Pledges Improvement on Cacao, Palm Oil and Animal Welfare

Hershey's most recent corporate social responsibility report insists the company is ramping up efforts improving its record on cacao sourcing, palm oil procurement…

Heineken Launches Zero-Carbon Brewery in Austria

Earlier this week, Heineken cut the ribbon for what the brewing giant says is the world’s first “major zero-carbon brewery.”

How Yum! Brands Engages Local Communities Worldwide

Yum! Brands’ executives, managers and employees have implemented many forward-thinking community programs over the years, which include addressing challenges related to education, food…

Suspended Palm Oil Producer Drops Lawsuit Against RSPO

Earlier this week, palm oil supplier IOI Group announced it will withdraw its lawsuit against the RSPO as more consumer brands broke ties…

Consumers Leave the Nest as Smart Home Technologies Struggle

The answers as to why smart home devices are struggling can be in part explained by the foibles of Nest and the resignation…

WWF: Companies Still Have a Massive Soy Footprint

WWF released its most recent soy scorecard, and based on this NGO's analysis, companies have a lot of work to do if they…

BuzzFeed Takes a Stand Against Trump

On Monday the popular news site BuzzFeed announced that it terminated a $1.3 million advertising campaign with the Republican National Committee because of…

Uber’s Subprime Auto Scheme Is the Last Nail in the Sharing Economy’s Coffin

New investments from Wall Street financiers will allow Uber to rapidly expand Xchange Leasing, the ridesharing company’s car leasing division. But many analysts…

Door-to-Door Contraception Sales in Pakistan Offer Awareness, Economic Freedom for Women

The NGO HANDS Pakistan recruits women to work door-to-door in remote rural areas where there is little or no access to contraception, or…

Google’s Robot Bureaucracy Shows Its Darker Side

A recent nasty-gram from Google to TriplePundit sparked some giggles and a few horrified Emoji faces last week.

Walmart Testing Delivery Services with Uber and Lyft

Last week at its annual shareholder’s meeting, Walmart announced plans to explore a partnership with Uber and Lyft as it seeks to expand…

As Trump Tries to Wall Himself from ‘Mexican Judge,’ Trump U. Scandal Heats Up

While Donald Trump assails his presumptive opponent Hillary Clinton as “crooked,” cases against Trump University have exploded as one of the largest issues…