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.

Coal, clean energy, climate change, COP21, Leon Kaye, renewables, China, Japan, India

Was COP21 The Final Nail in Coal’s Coffin?

Coal is slowly on its way out—not as fast as some advocates would like, but the evidence suggests this trend is indeed occurring…
Starbucks, palm oil, sustainable palm oil, deforestation, Union of Concerned Scientists, southeast Asian haze crisis, Leon Kaye, pulp and paper, supply chain

Starbucks Accused of Lagging on Deforestation Commitments

A coalition of NGOs is urging Starbucks to make bolder moves in order to cut deforestation and irresponsibly-sourced palm oil and paper out…
Water scarcity, water stewardship, Sally Jewel, Leon Kaye, White House, water technology, Leon Kaye, moonshot for water, Fresno, Texas

White House Hopes ‘Moonshot for Water’ Sparks Innovation

The Obama administration's 'moonshot for water' initiative is an effort to mitigate the increased stress on groundwater supplies across the United States.
Alaska Airlines, recycling, upcycling, recycled leather, Mariclaro, Looptworks, Leon Kaye, waste diversion

These Chic Carry-On Bags Are Upcycled from Alaska Airlines Seats

Alaska Airlines recently reupholstered more than 6,000 seats within its fleet -- and it found a creative solution for all of that unwanted…
NHS, National Health Service, Tinder, organ donations, organ donors, Leon Kaye, United Kingdom

Tinder Now Swiping Away for Organ Donation Awareness

Over the next two weeks, the dating app Tinder will partner with the National Health Service (NHS) to raise awareness about organ donations…
San Jose, The Climate Group, CDP, COP21, climate change, greenhouse gas emissions, clean energy, renewables, Leon Kaye, Japan, low carbon economy

The Who’s Who in the Low-Carbon Economy

A new report issued by CDP and the Climate Group reveals that many companies and governments are already preparing for a low-carbon economy.
Volvo, National Mining Association, Greenpeace, Leon Kaye, climate change, COP21, Clean Power Plan, clean energy

Volvo Leaves Mining Lobbying Group Over Climate Change Policy

Volvo announced last week that it is leaving the National Mining Association over the lobbying group's opposition to President Barack Obama's Clean Power…
Epson, paper, recycling, Paper and Packaging Board, printers, innovation, Leon Kaye, Japan

Epson Rolls Out Printer That Also Recycles Printed Paper

Epson has rolled out a printer that recycles shredded paper into new, fresh sheets, creating a closed-loop recycling system within the office.
Meathead Movers, San Luis Obispo, Fresno, Los Angeles, Orange County, domestic abuse, domestic violence, Leon Kaye, social enterprise, corporate social responsibility

Meathead Movers Goes Above and Beyond Helping Domestic Abuse Victims

California-based Meathead Movers has a policy to help victims of domestic abuse move out of any dangerous situation, for free.
Climate change, COP21, climate adaptation, resilience, Leon Kaye, Four Twenty Seven, corporate social responsibility

Making the Case for Responsible Corporate Adaptation

Caring for Climate, a joint initiative from UNEP, UN Global Compact and UNFCCC, has issued a report that urges companies to view climate…
Green Mountain Power, Tesla, batter storage, powerwall, Leon Kaye, energy storage

Green Mountain Power Now Leasing and Selling Tesla’s Powerwall

Last week, Green Mountain Power, the B-Corp utility that services 75 percent of Vermont, has started offering Tesla’s Powerwall batteries to its customers.
Lets Move, Michelle Obama, Partnership for a Healthier America, food deserts, Leon Kaye, Fresno, Los Angeles

Supermarket Chains Fail on Promise to Open in Food Deserts

Of the 2,400-odd grocery stores that have opened the past four years, less than 10 percent of them are in these so-called food…
Water recycling, recycled water, toilet to tap, Orange County, Fresno, drought, Leon Kaye, Orange County Water district, waste diversion, Silicon Valley

Why Toilet-to-Tap is the Future of Water

The future of water in California, the United States and really the world is in toilet-to-tap, otherwise known as water recycling. Yes, as…
The Purple Carrot, Mark Bittman, vegan, Leon Kaye, Andy Levitt

Mark Bittman and The Purple Carrot Now Delivering Vegan Cuisine

Former New York Times columnist and celebrated author Mark Bittman has joined forces with Andy Levitt, founder of The Purple Carrot, to bring…
coal, Fern, COP21, David Pocock, indigenous people, air pollution, greenhouse gas emissions, Leon Kaye

Coal’s Double Jeopardy: The Overlooked Impact on Forests

The Dutch NGO Fern has issued a report that advocates turning away from coal because of the impact the loss of land, as…
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