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.

GrowOya Pots Allow for Easier and More Water-Efficient Gardening

Watering pots designed by GrowOya are a water-efficiency answer to the question of how to keep that garden growing while maintaining a busy…

Uniqlo USA Launches Fashion Line for Muslim Women

Hana Tajima, a Japanese-British fashion designer from the United Kingdom, has launched a “Modest Wear Collection” with Japan-based fast fashion retailer Uniqlo.

Ford the Latest Company to Dump ALEC

Last fall, Ford Motor Co. revealed it was a financial contributor to ALEC. Following backlash, this week it became the latest company to…

DriButts Enlists Diapers in the Global Fight Against Disease

Georgia-based startup DriButts is on a mission to provide reusable diapers for communities that lack access to basic sanitation.

Ethiopia Looks to Animal Bones to Ensure Food Security

Researchers believe they have found a solution for Ethiopia’s depleted and acidic soil, and the answer is animal bones.

Mid-Century Eichler Homes Score a Sustainable Makeover

Joseph Eichler built more than 11,000 mid-century homes, most of which are in Northern California. Now Eichler homes are making a comeback, and…

New Report Ties “Hottest Year on Record” to Human Toll of Disasters

According to the UN, at least 98.6 million people were affected by natural disasters ranging from droughts to floods, and the economic damage…

Mars Promises to End the Use of Artificial Food Colorings

This week, Mars announced that all of its food products, including those famous M&MS, will be free of artificial colors within five years.

McDonald’s Kale Salad Dishes out More Calories than a Double Big Mac

It turns out that in Canada, McDonald's salads that include kale have more calories than a Double Big Mac.

Oil Lobby Trolls Obama’s New Tax Proposal

Late last week, President Obama announced he would include a $10 per barrel tax on oil in the FY2016 budget that his administration…

EasyJet Founder’s Discount Food Store: A Symptom of London’s Growing Poverty?

Located in the London neighborhood of Park Royal, EasyFoodStore stocks only 76 white-label items. Classic British treats such as chicken curry, digestive biscuits,…

Tyson Foods: A Bigger Polluter Than ExxonMobil?

Environment America has accused Tyson, its subsidiaries and contract chicken farms of releasing at least 104 million pounds of pollutants into surface waters…

World Promises $10B, But It May Not Be Enough for Syrian Refugees

World leaders convened yet again in an effort to arrive at a solution to the Syrian refugee crisis. But the fact is, nonprofits…

Memphis Meats Bets Lab-Grown Meat Can Disrupt the Global Food Supply

Yet another alternative meat startup, Memphis Meats, is doubling down on meat products cultivated in the laboratory instead of the factory farm. Its…

BP Suffers Record Annual Loss

BP is reporting a total loss of $6.5 billion during FY2015 -- $2.2 billion last quarter alone -- with the company expecting to…