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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Starbucks, Stonyfield Paying Their Own Recycling Tabs

Starbucks and Stonyfield are among the growing number of companies in the United States that are fronting more of the costs of their…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Evolution from Financier to Green Tech Start-up Investor

In 1905 GE established its financial services business with the launch of a small utility finance company. Now as we face an uncertain…
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Technology For Good: GE Curing and Innovation From X-rays to Women’s Health

Since the 1970s, GE innovation has improved curing and the quality of health care, from cancer to strokes. Now GE leads with its…
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Technology for Good: A Half Century of GE Solar

GE’s interest in solar energy began during the space age and over 50 years later, has an impact on everything from transportation to…
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McDonald’s Considers Replacing Foam Cups With Paper

Yesterday McDonald’s announced that the fast food giant would test the use of paper coffee cups instead of foam in 2000 of its…
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McDonald’s Serving Local Chicken at London Olympics After All

McDonald’s has decided it will serve chicken sourced within the United Kingdom after all during this summer’s Olympics in London.
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Technology for Good: GE’s Journey For Better and More Efficient Light

Second in our GE Technology for Good Series, Leon Kaye explores the company's long journey from incandescent light bulbs to LED technologies that…
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Gecko Feet Inspire a New Adhesive

The latest innovation inspired by biomimicry, Geckskin, is an adhesive inspired by the power of gecko feet.
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Massachusetts Town Struggles With Coca-Cola’s Waste

A Cola-Cola plant in Northampton, MA, churns out wastewater at a rate that is becoming to expensive for the city's wastewater treatment facility…
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Introduction to Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE

This is the first in a series of Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE. We start with the toaster, which for…
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Can Privatization Save Detroit’s Transit System?

Andy Didorosi bought three busses a few months ago and hopes to launch The Detroit Bus Company next month. Can privatization save Detroit's…
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Via Blistering Op-Ed, Exec Bids Good Riddance to Goldman Sachs and Greed

For Goldman Sachs’ critics, former vice president Greg Smith’s resignation via a New York Times op-ed piece confirms what they think of the…
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Is America Beyond Peak Meat?

Several cultural and environmental trends, from health concerns to a down economy, have had an impact on meat consumption in the United States.
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Brazil’s Growth Offers Wealth and Worry in The Northeast

WIth Brazil’s global clout comes increased focus on its role as the world’s breadbasket and whether the increasing strain on its land is…
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Probiotics Reign at Natural Products Expo West

For the natural foods connoisseur, the Natural Products Expo in Anaheim is a fascinating look at an industry that has soared from fringe…