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.

Collectively, sustainability, climate change, Vice Media, Leon Kaye, sustainability writers, Jonathon Porritt

What is All the ‘Collectively’ Fuss About?

This week, Collectively.org launched, and the heckling over its corporate sponsorship has already begun.
SC Johnson, social enterprise, malaria, bottom of the pyramid, Ghana, leon kaye, WOW, Yiko Kribo, world health organization

SC Johnson Rolls Out Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Marketing Strategy in Ghana

SC Johnson is rolling out its bottom of the pyramid marketing strategy in Ghana while contributing to efforts reducing the risks of contracting…
Brazil, sugarcane ethanol, Amyris, Total, Gol, farnesane, clean energy, biofuels, Leon Kaye, airline industry, aviation industry

Sugar in Brazilian Skies: Is Farnesane the Fuel of Airlines’ Future?

Gol, the second largest airline in Brazil, is testing farnesane, a sugarcane based biofuel, for some flights between the U.S. and Brazil.
Airbnb, sharing economy, business travelers, Leon Kaye, San Francisco, New York, Concur, travel

Airbnb Goes After Business Travelers

More business travelers are choosing Airbnb when attending those conferences or sales meetings instead of hotels. And why not?
GreenBox, Ecovention, recyclable pizza box, Rachael Ray, Leon Kaye, pizza, fast food, Pizza Pie-er, recycling

GreenBox Continues to Save the World, One Pizza at a Time

Ecovention’s GreenBox, or the “pizza box of the 21st century” as described by Fox News, is continuing to make a difference in the…
Ecoalsur, Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil, Bolivia, Chaco Gran, social enterprise, Vera Tochetti, travel, responsible travel, leon kaye, sed cero

An App for Sustainable Travel and Doing Good: Ecoalsur

Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible…
Greenchar, cookstoves, Kenya, Yina Sun, Tom Osborn, social enterprise, Leon Kaye, clean cookstoves, social entrepreneurship

GreenChar Increases Access to Clean Cookstoves in Kenya

A new social enterprise in Kenya, GreenChar, is trying to find a new path to clean cookstoves.
Procter and Gamble, PG, DuPont, cellulosic ethanol, corn ethanol, Iowa, corn stover, Leon kaye, Tide detergent

P&G, DuPont Partner on Cellulosic Ethanol Production for Tide Detergent

P&G, in a joint announcement with DuPont, said cellulosic ethanol will be an ingredient in Tide Detergent, an announcement 10 years in the…
EPA, carbon emissions, public health, particulates, climate change, carbon pollution, energy efficiency, Leon Kaye, Harvard University, Boston University, Syracuse University

Reducing Power Plant Carbon Emissions Boosts Public Health

A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.
Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, Pepsi, Coke, Coca Cola Life, Pepsi True, stevia, public health, soft drinks, stevia root, obesity, Leon Kaye, cola wars

Coke v. Pepsi: Battle Stevia

Coke and Pepsi are each launching a stevia line - can they breathe life into the flagging soda market?
Uruguay, Sinergia Cowork, Montevideo, social entrepreneurship, Social entrepreneurs, social enterprise, coworking, Leon Kaye

Social Entreprenuership Finds a Home in Uruguay

Welcome to Sinergia Cowork, the first shared office space in Uruguay and a new home for those keen on social entrepreneurship in Uruguay.
Zagster, bike sharing, bicycling, Cleveland, bicycle sharing, public transportation, Ohio City, Leon Kaye

Zagster Aims a For a New Bike Sharing Model in Cleveland

Earlier this month Zagster and several partners launched a pilot bike sharing program in Cleveland, Ohio. Can this entirely privately-funded plan work?
Aquafil, econyl, textile recycling, recycling, ghost fishing, carpet recycling, Leon Kaye, Nylla, Interface

From Fishing Nets to Carpet, ECONYL Invests in More Nylon Recycling

One Italian company, ECONYL, has invested in nylon recycling that could help solve the problem of fishing nets left in our globe's oceans.
Climate change, climate change hypocrisy, forecast the facts, citizen engagement laboratory, google, ford, ebay, ups, Microsoft, Leon Kaye, climate change deniers

Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS, Ford, Microsoft and eBay are accused of climate change hypocrisy in a scathing report. But are those assumptions fair?
Recycling, OSHA, scrap metal recycling, workers protection, workplace safety, Illinois, Texas, Leon Kaye

No OSHA Inspection Ever for Scrap Metal Plant, Scene of Fatal Accident

OSHA never ran an inspection of the scrap metal recycling facility where a worker was killed earlier this year--typical for this understaffed agency.
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