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.

SC Johnson Rolls Out Bottom-of-the-Pyramid Marketing Strategy in Ghana

SC Johnson is rolling out its bottom of the pyramid marketing strategy in Ghana while contributing to efforts reducing the risks of contracting…

Sugar in Brazilian Skies: Is Farnesane the Fuel of Airlines’ Future?

Gol, the second largest airline in Brazil, is testing farnesane, a sugarcane based biofuel, for some flights between the U.S. and Brazil.

Airbnb Goes After Business Travelers

More business travelers are choosing Airbnb when attending those conferences or sales meetings instead of hotels. And why not?

GreenBox Continues to Save the World, One Pizza at a Time

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An App for Sustainable Travel and Doing Good: Ecoalsur

Ecoalsur is a group of travel writers, adventurers and techies seeking to inspire travelers to see the world in a more environmentally responsible…

GreenChar Increases Access to Clean Cookstoves in Kenya

A new social enterprise in Kenya, GreenChar, is trying to find a new path to clean cookstoves.

P&G, DuPont Partner on Cellulosic Ethanol Production for Tide Detergent

P&G, in a joint announcement with DuPont, said cellulosic ethanol will be an ingredient in Tide Detergent, an announcement 10 years in the…

Reducing Power Plant Carbon Emissions Boosts Public Health

A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.

Coke v. Pepsi: Battle Stevia

Coke and Pepsi are each launching a stevia line - can they breathe life into the flagging soda market?

Social Entreprenuership Finds a Home in Uruguay

Welcome to Sinergia Cowork, the first shared office space in Uruguay and a new home for those keen on social entrepreneurship in Uruguay.

Zagster Aims a For a New Bike Sharing Model in Cleveland

Earlier this month Zagster and several partners launched a pilot bike sharing program in Cleveland, Ohio. Can this entirely privately-funded plan work?

From Fishing Nets to Carpet, ECONYL Invests in More Nylon Recycling

One Italian company, ECONYL, has invested in nylon recycling that could help solve the problem of fishing nets left in our globe's oceans.

Google, Ford Among Companies Accused of Climate Change Hypocrisy

Companies including Google, UPS, Ford, Microsoft and eBay are accused of climate change hypocrisy in a scathing report. But are those assumptions fair?

No OSHA Inspection Ever for Scrap Metal Plant, Scene of Fatal Accident

OSHA never ran an inspection of the scrap metal recycling facility where a worker was killed earlier this year--typical for this understaffed agency.

PepsiCo Releases New Water Modeling Tool for Latin America

PepsiCo and the Inter-American Bank (IDB) released a new water modeling tool to assist Latin American nations forecast future water supplies.