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.

JPMorgan Chase’s $100M Investment in Detroit is Paying Off

Back in 2014, JPMorgan Chase made headlines with what it claimed was a $100 million investment in Detroit. Today, the evidence suggests the…

Trump Fumes as PGA Moves Golf Tournament to Mexico

The PGA Tour announced earlier this week that it would move a key tour date, held at a Donald Trump-owned golf resort in…

Why the Plagiarism Market Adds to Global Inequality

The connection between plagiarism and overall corruption in society can be made clearly. And increasingly, it is the wealthy and well-connected who benefit…

Can Athletics Change the Perception of Cannabis?

Marijuana use is still an offense within the world of professional sports; just about every professional league or athletics association says cannabis is…

Strikes in France Threaten Euro 2016, Hit Transport and Energy Sectors

Conflict between labor unions and the French government accelerated last week when workers at refineries walked off their jobs, followed by nuclear power…

Insurance Companies Made Millions on Hurricane Sandy

A year-long NPR investigation reveals that many citizens who lost their homes during Hurricane Sandy insist they were shortchanged on claim payouts --…

Doctors Insist on Moving or Postponing Rio Olympics: Should Business Follow?

Should the 2016 Olympic games in Rio be postponed, or even moved? In an open letter to the World Health Organization, 186 doctors…

Volkswagen Invests $300M in Ridesharing Service Gett

Volkswagen is linking up with Uber competitor Gett. The German automaker hopes the new partnership will help it compete in an evolving mobility…

Renewable Energy Now Employs Over 8 Million People

Despite low oil prices, the clean-energy sector keeps on growing, and it now employs 8.1 million people worldwide.

Skipping Breakfast May Not Be the End of the World After All

The daily breakfast is not a panacea for everyone, and studies that insist on that morning meal often use dubious methodology -- or…

The Royal Society Launches GMO Guide for U.K. Consumers

The Royal Society, which for 356 years has covered everything from farming to ethics to climate change, explored what it says are the…

P&G Rolls Out New Plant-Based Tide Detergent

Last week, P&G released a new Tide product that the company says has the “trusted cleaning power” of its venerable detergent, only that…

Monsanto Says ‘No’ to Bayer, But Still Faces Long-Term Struggles

After mulling Bayer’s takeover bid, Monsanto rejected the acquisition offer yesterday as being “incomplete and financially inadequate,” but said it would leave the…

Portugal Sets Record for Running Four Consecutive Days on Renewables

From the morning of Saturday, May 7, until late afternoon on Wednesday, May 11, Portugal ran entirely on renewables such as hydro and…

Plant Turns ‘Killer Lake’ Gases into Power in Rwanda

A methane gas plant on the Rwandan side of Lake Kiva could mitigate health risks while providing renewable power to an energy-starved region.