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.

Canadian Grocer Loblaw to Sell ‘Ugly Fruit’

A Canadian grocer, Loblaw, is selling misshapen fruit and potatoes at some of its outlets in Ontario and Quebec.

The North Face Offers Grants to Fund Youth Outdoor Programs

For the sixth year, The North Face supports a fund for grant applications that connect kids to the outdoors.

Google Offers $200 Million for New Campus, But Not All Are Buying In

Google has proposed a new campus and is offering Mountain View US$200 million in infrastructure and public benefits. But some locals are dubious.

Flushable Wipes: Another Marketing Lie, and Homeowners Pay a Huge Price

As any knowledgeable plumber or wastewater manager will tell you, there is no such thing as flushable wipes.

Hawaii Close to Approving 100-Percent Renewables Goal

A bill requiring Hawaii to generate 100 percent of its energy needs from renewables by 2040 is close to passage by the state’s…

Love Free Shipping? Your Home Deliveries Burn 70 Gallons of Fuel a Year

Union of Concerned Scientists estimates our addiction to home delivery burns about 70 gallons of fuel annually per person.

Study Proposes Massive Urban Agriculture Complex in Los Angeles

The design firm Perkins + Will released a plan that suggests a 660-acre area northeast of downtown Los Angeles is ripe for investments…

Even Apple Gaming Apps Reveal Tech is Still a Boy’s World

One 12-year-old girl, writing in an op-ed for the Washington Post, shows how bias against women in the tech sector is even showing…

WWF to EU: Sustainability Is the €300B Investment Plan

WWF urges the European Union's economic and political leaders to put sustainability first and not delay such action in the name of economic…

Access to Mobile Phones Opens Opportunities for Women in Burma

In Burma, one telecommunications company, Ooredoo, has partnered with various organizations to empower women by expanding access to mobile phones.

24 Breweries Sign Climate Change Declaration

24 breweries in a partnership with Ceres have signed a declaration urging the industry to take greater action on climate change-related risks.

Ohio Cheese Company Changes Policies After Animal Cruelty Accusations

Great Lakes Cheese is the latest food company to enact an animal welfare program policy in the light of accusations of animal cruelty…

Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil Suspends Members

The RSPO terminated or suspended over 100 members for not submitting annual reports on sustainable palm oil production or procurement.

Crime Surges in North Dakota’s Oil Country

Local police forces in North Dakota are so overwhelmed with crime related to the state's oil boom that FBI has now become involved.

Is Whole Foods Unethical for Selling Tilapia Raised by Prison Labor?

Whole Foods has long touted its “something great” tilapia, but the company is cagey about where they source it. No wonder: some is…