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 The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

GM, Herman Miller Partner on Detroit Waste Diversion

GM is planning a billion-dollar office maker. And it's partnering with Herman Miller are partnering with the environmental firm Green Standards to find…

Pruitt’s CO2 Comments Prompt Voicemail Jam, Rebuke from Scientists

Last week EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said carbon emissions are not a primary cause of climate change (seriously). Scientists fired back in kind,…

Intel Plunges Into the Self-Driving Car Market with $15 Billion Acquisition

Intel will acquire an Israel-based computer vision startup for $15.3 billion as it seeks a stake in the rapidly growing, but still untested,…

The World’s Leading Companies on Human Rights

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Elon Musk Promises a Fix for Australia’s Blackout Woes

Last week on social media, Elon Musk made an offer curb summer blackouts by installing battery storage systems across South Australia. And that's…

The Clean Power Plan is Going Away, And There’s No Replacement

In what should come as no surprise, the Donald Trump administration is set to eliminate the Clean Power Plan, which aimed to shift…

Nike To Launch High-Performance Hijab For Muslim Athletes

Nike will release a high-performance hijab for female Muslim athletes next year, becoming the first major athletic brand to design such an item…

Garnier Wants You to Recycle Those Bathroom Empties

Garnier wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash, and it's enlisting…

H&M to Boost Digital Payments For Supply Chain Workers

H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out…

U.K. Grocer Sainsbury’s: No, We Are Not Ending Our Food Waste Program

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Report: Companies Save $14 For Every $1 Spent on Eradicating Food Waste

The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food…

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London’s Electric Black Cabs Get Arctic Cold

London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is…

Can McDonald’s Ever Truly Ditch Deforestation?

Last week McDonald's said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on…

House Resources Committee Seeks $50M to Transfer Public Land to States

The House Resources Committee asked congressional budget writers to reserve $50 million in order to transfer federally-managed lands to state and local governments.