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.

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The Gates Foundation sold over 6 million shares of BP stock last year, valued at more than $187 million. It's a victory for…

Judge Rules South African Gold Miners Can Pursue Class-Action Suit

In a historic decision for South Africa, a Johannesburg judge ruled that thousands of gold miners can progress with a class-action lawsuit against…

Hyperloop One Completes First Public Test

The test only lasted a few seconds before ending in a massive plume of sand. But according to Hyperloop One, this is a…

No Olympic CSR Medals This Year: Companies Avoid Rio 2016

Many companies are staying away from Brazil in the countdown to this year’s Olympics, which is a lost opportunity for corporations seeking a…

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Donald Trump’s Uncomfortable Relationship with Renewables

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Leading Palm Oil Producer Sues RSPO in Swiss Court

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Mars, Inc. U.K. Operations to Run on 100 Percent Renewables

Food giant Mars announced it has entered into a partnership with Eneco Wind U.K. to buy electricity from Scotland's Moy Wind Farm for…

Austin Kicks Uber and Lyft to the Curb

Uber and Lyft poured resources into a proposition to overturn regulations on passenger safety passed by the city council of Austin, Texas, late…

Charter Schools: The Next Nationwide Scandal

Undercounting students, manipulating statistics and fudging the books have become an endemic problem within the charter schools industry.

It’s Time to Hold Pharmaceuticals Responsible for the Opioid Epidemic

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Obama Cracks Down on Tax Evasion, While U.S. Thrives as an Offshore Tax Haven

In the wake of the Panama Papers revelations, the Obama administration announced new steps to fight tax evasion, money laundering, opaque corporate registers…

U.S. Court Dismisses Rana Plaza Lawsuit

A Delaware judge dismissed a lawsuit filed against three major U.S. retailers by the family of a garment worker who died in the…

Corruption is Destroying the Social Fabric of the Middle East and North Africa

According to a survey conducted by Transparency International, 1 in 3 citizens in the Middle East and North Africa reported paying at least…