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.

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Target Hits a Bullseye Introducing Sustainability to a Mass Market

A Bullseye View is one of Target’s approaches towards humanizing the company and shining the spotlight on its vendors, including those making sustainable…
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Exclusive: Ford Cuts Global Waste by 100 Million Pounds and Counting

Today the Ford Motor Company announced huge successes in cutting waste at its factories and has pledged to ramp up those efforts in…
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Kellogg’s Commits to Sustainable Agriculture and Water Stewardship

Kellogg's released its annual corporate responsibility report to coincide with Earth Day and focuses on sustainable agriculture and water stewardship.
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L’Oréal’s “Reconstructed Biologic Tissue” May Make Animal Testing Obsolete

Last week L’Oréal released its sustainable development report and shared its progress from sustainability innovation to stakeholder engagement.
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McDonald’s “Best of Green” Highlights Leading Global Sustainable Practices

Can McDonald’s and “Best of Green” be in the same sentence? Projects around the world have boosted the company's efforts on energy efficiency…
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Caribou Coffee Goes 100% Rainforest Alliance Certified in the U.S.

Caribou Coffee has announced in January that all of its American stores will sell only coffee sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.
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Citi CEO Latest to Get Slapped With “Say On Pay” No Vote

Citi’s Vikram Pandit is the first CEO in the banking industry to be told “no” for a raise under the Dodd-Frank "Say on…
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Patagonia Saving Salmon By Drying and Eating Them

Patagonia has rolled out a new snack that could help save the Pacific coast’s salmon population. Salmon jerky could help save endangered salmon…
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Corporate Responsibility Magazine Releases “100 Best List”

Yesterday Corporate Responsibility Magazine released its 13th annual “100 Best Corporate Citizens List” during a ceremony at the New York Stock Exchange.
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HP’s Printer Cartridge Recycling is More Than a Shred Ahead

At Hewlett Packard's recycling facility 20 miles southeast of Nashville in Smyrna, Tennessee, millions of empty printer cartridges find their way to a…
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Walmart 2012 CSR Report: Focus on Waste, Renewables, Local Food

Ready to comb through Walmart’s 2012 Global Responsibility Report? The past year has been a bumpy one for its sustainability agenda. Local food,…
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LA’s CicLAvia: A Primer of How Bicycling Can Boost Communities and the Economy

Yesterday in Los Angeles was CicLAvia, an event held twice a year during which 10 miles of streets are free of cars, so…
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Shell Touts Communities, Environment in Recent Sustainability Report

Can an energy company like Shell lead on environmental issues, community building and climate change? Read Shell's 2011 sustainability report and decide for…
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Ford, Yahoo! Join in a Reality Effort to Promote New EV

Ford and Yahoo will parter on a new reality show program, Plugged In, that will promote the launch of the automaker’s new Focus…
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Abu Dhabi Sells Stake in Tesla and Makes a $113m Profit

Abu Dhabi National Energy (TAQA), the United Arab Emirates state-owned oil exploration company, sold its 7 percent share of Tesla Motors.