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.

Aquaculture Gains Sustainability Cred

Aquaculture still has its opponents in the U.S., but its supporters argue that it has become far more safer and sustainable. Is it…

Levi’s Pledges $1 Million for Marginalized Communities

Today Levi Strauss & Co. announced $1 million in grants for organizations that provide community outreach and legal assistance for immigrant, refugee, religious…

EV Made From Recycled Materials Races Tesla

Eric Lundgren, who advises companies on recycling, built his own $12,900 electric vehicle from salvaged materials - and it took on a Tesla…

Sombra Mezcal Is Writing the Book on How to Be a Responsible Distillery

Crafting Mexican spirits like tequila and mezcal has a huge environmental footprint. But the artisan distillery Sombra Mezcal in Oaxaca says its process…

This Perfect Storm Could Threaten U.S. Transportation

A bad mix of ill-advised auto loans and empty promises from ridesharing companies could leave big-city transit infrastructures vulnerable across the U.S.

Can Obama Become a Force for Sustainable Agriculture?

Former President Obama recently spoke in Milan about agriculture's impact on climate change - a surprise considering how it was seldom a discussion…

France Moves Forward with 17 GW of Clean Energy Investments

France has announced a large investment in renewable power projects, suggesting the country will start a slow transition away from nuclear power, which…

Alaska Airlines Launches Parental Leave – for Elite Members

Alaska Airlines has announced that its customers who are on parental leave can extend their elite status until months after they return to…

How a Universal Basic Income Can Disrupt the Cycle of Poverty

GiveDirectly is disrupting the international aid model as it distributes cash payments directly to families in Kenya, Rwanda and Uganda in a widespread…

Unilever to Test New Plastic Sachet Recycling Technology

Unilever has made billions off of selling sachets in developing countries - but those little packages of products like shampoo and detergent have…

Tesla’s Solar Roof Tiles Make Waves for Aesthetics and Affordability

Tesla says its solar roofing tiles are ready for market -- and promises quite a payoff over the life of these next-gen solar…

Report: Autonomous EVs Will Transform U.S. Cities by 2030

The concept of car ownership will change dramatically over the next 13 years, say California think tank RethinkX. By 2030, only 20 percent…

Donald Trump: The Newest Corporate ‘Risk Factor’

Donald Trump has been mentioned in corporate SEC filings several hundred times -- suggesting that uncertainty over his policies are driving companies to…

Offshore Wind Power Gains Momentum in Europe with Latest North Sea Installation

The new Gemini Wind Park in the North Sea will generate 600 megawatts of clean power, enough to power 785,000 households in the…

Corporate Interests Clash Over Paris Climate Agreement

While dozens of trade groups want U.S. President Donald Trump to keep his promise and withdraw from the Paris agreement, many leading American…