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.

Healthy Corners Program Tackles Urban Food Deserts

The Healthy Corners program distributes fresh produce to small corner stores in 'food deserts' that can try selling it at a profit with…

Earth Balance Switches to Sustainable Palm Oil

Earth Balance is in the midst of revamping its supply chain and says its goal is to source only sustainable palm oil by…

Three Senators Launch Investigation of Climate Deniers’ Funding

Last week, three U.S. Senators sent 100 letters to businesses and organizations requesting information to glean whether they were funding climate deniers.

Y Combinator Invests in Mexican Solar

The start-up Bright, with seed money from 7 Combinator, believes it can transform solar energy in Mexico.

Salmon Skin Accessories a Clutch Above Conventional Leather

Heidi & Adèle design handbags and wallets using more sustainable options than conventional leather, including salmon skin.

TJ Maxx Follows Walmart’s Lead, Promises to Boost Wages

The parent company of TJ Maxx announced it will raise wages for its employees to a minimum of $9 an hour, starting in…

Jordan’s 6,000 Mosques to Be Powered by Solar Energy

Jordan has numerous challenges, but it is rich in one resource: sunshine. Now the kingdom is accelerating the adoption of solar, starting with…

Italian Yacht Designer Christian Grande Proposes Posh Floating Village

Famed yacht designer Christian Grande of Italy has proposed AbiFloat, which combines modular building and luxury in a floating village setting.

New Platform Sheds Lights on Multinationals and Human Rights

Business and Human Rights Resource Center released an interactive platform that sheds light on the effects companies and governments have on human rights.

Benetton Finally Agrees to Contribute to Rana Plaza Victims’ Fund

Benetton announced last week that it would contribute to a fund set up to compensate victims of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in…

PR Firm Edelman Ends Relationship with U.S. Oil Lobby

Edelman has ended its relationship with the American Petroleum Institute after a long and lucrative relationship.

Target to Double “Made to Matter” Organic and Sustainable Product Brands

Target’s will double its “Made to Matter” product line, which includes a variety of brands that are made with organic and sustainable ingredients.

Modernist Icon GM Technical Center Undergoing a Gradual Green Upgrade

Little about GM's Technical Center in Warren, MI has changed, but this icon of modernist architecture has started a slow green building upgrade.

Accused of Condoning Rape, Brazilian Beer Company Drops Carnaval Ad Campaign

A leading brand of beer in Brazil, Skol, found itself in controversy after a poorly thought-out advertising campaign came across as condoning rape.

Sustainable Flower Growers Are a Few Roses Among Many Thorns

You may want to consider more sustainable flower growers that are on the market next time you want something delivered for that special…