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.

Carbon XPrize Announces Entries Vying for $20 Million in Prizes

The Carbon XPrize is a five-year competition that seeks to convert carbon emissions into successful, profitable and useful products. Nearly 50 organizations from…

Envision Solar Hires Veterans for Made-In-America Clean Energy Products

Envision Solar, which manufacturers solar-powered electric vehicle chargers and portable “solar tree” arrays in the U.S., is working with advocacy groups to increase…

Twitter Struggles as Trolling Continues to Turn Users Away

Twitter established a policy on reporting abuse several years ago. But the trolling keeps getting uglier, and more prominent users are closing their…

Israel, the Water Superpower

With advances in desalination, irrigation and water recycling, Israel has become the global water superpower.

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According to a humanitarian aid group, Pfizer's and GSK’s stubborn refusal to lower their price for critical vaccines at refugee camps in Greece…

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According to some organized labor groups, the treatment of workers at one of Chipotle’s key suppliers should give its customers and stakeholders pause…

Saatchi Chairman Resigns Over Gender Comments

Kevin Roberts' inflammatory comments about gender issues in his industry hastened his departure from Saatchi & Saatchi, which he joined as CEO in…

Technology Could Save Millions of Americans from Predatory Payday Loans

Until there is a change in how payday loan companies are regulated, technology is offering more alternatives for those who find themselves suddenly…

Sea Level Rise Could Cause $1 Trillion in U.S. Real Estate Losses

The online property database Zillow issued a report this week that suggests sea-level rise could cause almost $1 trillion in property losses by…

McDonald’s Chicken McNuggets Now Preservative-Free

McDonald’s menu makeover continues, and its Chicken McNuggets are now free of preservatives, the fast food giant announced this week.

Tesla Finalizes $2.6 Billion Acquisition of SolarCity

On Sunday, high-end electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla Motors announced the final terms of its acquisition of SolarCity. The deal will cost Tesla approximately…

Philippines Investigates Carbon Majors’ Role in Climate Change

In a move the governments of other developing countries will watch closely, the Philippines issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s…

Elon Musk’s Libertarian Case for a Carbon Tax

A recent Q&A session with Tesla's Elon Musk at first focused on tax breaks, then morphed into a libertarian case for a carbon…

Impossible Foods’ Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ Hits NYC Food Scene

The completely plant-based burger that oozes a primal red color when squeezed is on the menu at one of Momofuku’s NYC restaurants.

Shampoo and Conditioner Startup Ditches Plastic Bottles

If there is one personal care startup that has the potential to disrupt a stodgy industry, and score enough venture capital funding to…