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.

Unilever Moves Away from Sexist Advertising

Unilever aims to revamp its advertising campaigns to eliminate gender stereotypes and resonate better with the public.

The Seedlings of Asia Pulp and Paper’s Zero-Deforestation Policy

A visit to some of APP’s facilities in China, where millions of tree seedlings are germinated each year, suggests that the $12 billion…

Asia Pulp and Paper Says Its Words About Sustainability Are Backed by Action

The evidence suggests that Asia Pulp and Paper, which ranks among the world’s largest pulp and paper companies and one that is important…

Organized Labor and Environmentalists Unite, Demand Better Infrastructure

The United Steelworkers union and Sierra Club joined forces on an international trade and infrastructure plan they hope will become central to the…

Mileage Cheating Scandal to Cost Mitsubishi $600 Million

Mitsubishi estimates that the total cost of refunds to car owners in Japan who were affected by the automaker’s mileage scandal will soar…

Corporations to Avoid Next Month’s Republican Convention in Cleveland

Large corporate donors, including JPMorgan Chase, Motorola, UPS, Walgreen’s and Wells Fargo, are ditching the Republican National Convention -- presumably to avoid being…

Can the $16 Cup of Blue Bottle Coffee Help Rebuild a Country?

The popular Blue Bottle Coffee company is upping the ante with a high-end cup of joe sourced from Yemen that would make some…

Transportation Sector Now the Largest Contributor to U.S. Emissions

As the most recent monthly report from the U.S. EIA reveals, transportation-related emissions surpassed those from the power sector during the first two…

Apple’s Foray into Renewables Should Worry Utilities

Utilities should be worries as Apple’s entry into the renewables buying-and-selling markets could become a huge threat to their business.

If Starbucks Were a Bank, It Would Be a Billion-Dollar Force

If Starbucks were a bank, it would boast $1.2 billion in deposits -- which are now stored on its customers’ gift cards.

Responsibility, Transparency and Customer Engagement Are Keys to Marks & Spencer’s Success

Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at…

The Economics of Gun Control

Liability insurance, which exists for gun owners but is not mandatory, could help address this epidemic of violence. Should the market, instead of…

Gay Men Still Excluded from Donating Blood, Even Following the Orlando Tragedy

In the wake of the Orlando tragedy, the fact that a gay man cannot donate blood to his own husband shows that the…

Trump, Self-Described ‘Protector,’ Is More of a Corporate Predator

As investigations led by USA Today and the New York Times reveal, buyers who are captivated by Donald Trump's business background should be…

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.