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.

Herbalife Agrees to $200M Settlement with FTC Over Pyramid Scheme Allegations

Under an agreement reached in a California federal court, Herbalife will pay $200 million to people who say they were victimized by the…

On Algae Bloom, Obama Tells Florida: You Figure It Out

Florida’s Treasure Coast has become inundated with algae blooms. After resisting federal regulations that could have prevented the problem, Florida politicians are asking…

IZ Collection Melds Style and Comfort for Wheelchair Users

A-list fashion designer Izzy Camilleri just put out a new line designed specifically for people who use wheelchairs for mobility.

Climate Science Witch Hunt Expands to NGOs

Lamar Smith, chairman of the House Science Committee, is out to discredit climate scientists with a political witch hunt that's now extending to…

China Accused of Rapidly Building Coal Plants, Despite Climate Promises

China is on pace to open one new coal-fired plant a week until 2020, says Greenpeace, despite its promises to boost renewables and…

Beer Industry Finally Agrees to Nutrition Labeling

The Beer Institute, one of the leading trade associations representing the $250 billion beer industry, announced a set of nutritional labeling guidelines that…

Silicon Valley’s Fear and Loathing of Donald Trump

Over 100 technology executives, CEOs and founders slammed Donald Trump in an open letter -- citing divisiveness, an open contempt for the tech…

Shareholder Activism on Sustainability Issues is Surging

Concerns over environmental and social sustainability challenges are the the fastest growing cause behind today's shareholder proposals, suggests a Harvard Business School study.

Greenpeace Calls Out Leading Fashion Brands in ‘Detox Catwalk’

In what Greenpeace calls its third annual “Detox Catwalk,” the environmental organization lauds the companies making a change, while rattling the cages of…

Uber Takes on New York’s MTA with Cheap Rides in Manhattan

New Yorkers can now score a two-week unlimited UberPool commuting fare card for just $49. That makes Uber rides around much of Manhattan…

Animated Video Highlights Labor Abuses in Palm Oil Supply Chain

Rainforest Action Network released an animated video on Facebook earlier this week that highlights its beef with the palm oil industry. The clear…

Bank of America Pledges $40 Million to Youth Employment

On Tuesday, Bank of America pledged $40 million to support youth-development initiatives like summer internships, skills trainings and leadership programs.

Big Food Lobby Protects Profit Health, Not Public Health

Big Food's lobbying efforts have successfully made profit health more important than public health, argues 3p economic correspondent Bill Roth.

Report: China’s Technology Espionage and IP Theft Will Doom the World

According to researchers at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, China’s 13th five-year plan reads as a modern-day sequel to the 2001 movie…

Phillip Morris Loses Lawsuit Against Uruguay on Tough Tobacco Rules

An international trade court ruled against Philip Morris in the company’s lawsuit against the government of Uruguay over tobacco-labeling rules. The tobacco giant…