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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Ray Anderson, One Year Later: A Supplier’s Perspective

A year ago this week, Ray Anderson, founder of InterfaceFLOR and a leading sustainable business pioneers of this generation, passed away. We interviewed…
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How to Sell Sustainability Within Corporate America

Sustainability within corporate America has become mainstream, and a new report discusses the value of expertise, communication and numbers.
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California’s Publicly Owned Utilities Have Plenty of Work to Do on Renewables

The Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) recently released a report that examined the state’s 10 largest POUs between 2003 and 2010
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How Autodesk Helps Design a Better World

Autodesk's 2012 sustainability report offers a compelling case of how its products can help build a more sustainable world and mitigate a company’s…
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British Farmers Urged to Grow Curry Ingredients For a Sustainable Future

The coalition government has suggested that farming in Britain focuses on growing curry ingredients to reduce food imports and carbon emissions.
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Panasonic, Energizer, P&G Promise to Ramp Up Battery Recycling

Panasonic, Duracell (Procter & Gamble), Energizer and Rayovac today have promised to accelerate the recycling of household batteries.
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Facebook Advertising: Stellar or Stalking?

Facebook and its advertising have been loved about as much as Monsanto and ExxonMobil, but FB advertising still reigns even with its dubious…
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Can Ford Become The New Nike?

Ford has become much more than an automobile manufacturing giant: it is a design firm, a technology company and a lifestyle brand that…
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The Edible and Not-So Edible Materials Ending Up In Ford Cars

Leon Kaye had the chance to meet Ford Motor scientists and check out some of the edible, and not-so edible materials that are,…
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Bill Ford: Mobility is Becoming a Human Rights Issue

Ford Motor Chairman Bill Ford opened his company’s meeting of journalists and bloggers last night with an inspirational talk about Ford’s evolution in…
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Coca-Cola Stoops to Corporate Bullying Against SodaStream

Coca-Cola has threatened SodaStream with a cease and desist letter in South Africa. The controversy started from SodaStream's display of cages full of…
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Kohl’s Ramps Up Investment in Solar Energy 25% This Year

Already a leader in solar investment and energy efficiency, Kohl’s is adding even more locations across the U.S. to its impressive renewable energy…

Rio+20: Carbon War Room, Virgin Unite Bestow “Screw Business as Usual” Awards

Virgin Unite has partnered with Carbon War Room, another Branson venture, to award five business leaders what it calls the “Screw Business as…
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UPS Rolls Out Lightweight Composite Trucks In a Move Towards Energy Efficiency

UPS announced the results of a year long experiment to test five composite trucks and gauge whether they could meet the demands of…

Rio+20 Update: Brazil, Denmark, France And South Africa Lead Call For Sustainability Reporting

Sustainability reporting may be a big winner of this week’s UN Conference on Sustainable Development in Rio de Janeiro. Paragraph 47 of Rio+20’s…