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.

Pizza Hut Manager’s Letter Threatening Employees Fleeing Irma Offers Painful Lesson for Brands

A letter posted on a Florida Pizza Hut bulletin board warning employees that they risked punishment for fleeing Hurricane Irma caused plenty of…

Reddit Case Study Proves Banning Hate Speech Works

Two years after Reddit banned two controversial discussion forums, the “front page of the internet” has witnessed a dramatic drop in hate speech.

Florida’s Leadership, Media Fall Short on Sea Level Rise

In the aftermath of Harvey and Irma, critics have pointed out that Florida's leadership has done little to prepare the state for climate…

Amazon’s Satellite HQ Could Reap Billions in Tax Breaks

Amazon could over $10 billion in reduced tax breaks and other incentives for its recently-announced second headquarters, but some civic leaders question the…

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It turns out that ocean pollution is having an impact on more than just seafood; many sea salt brands could be contaminated by…

Study: Opioids Have Direct Impact on Men’s Participation in U.S. Labor Force

According to a Princeton University economist, the opioid crisis could account for as much as 20 percent of the decline in American men’s…

UK Businesses Livid After Prime Minister Asks for Brexit Support

It turns out the U.S. government is not alone when it comes to fraying its relationship with the business community. Across the pond,…

Mars Inc. Promises $1 Billion Investment in Climate Change and Sustainable Supply Chain

Mars Inc. backs up its words with action as the company promises to invest approximately $1 billion in its “Sustainable in a Generation…

Companies Urged to Tackle Forced Labor Abuses in Sugarcane Industry

A recent report concluded that food and beverage companies often face varying degrees of forced labor and slavery risks throughout their sugarcane supply…

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises…

Timberland Helps Cotton Production Return to Haiti

Timberland and the Smallholders Farmers Alliance have reintroduced cotton as not only a way to help revitalize the economy, but to also claw…

Is Ford’s Chariot a Model for 21st-Century Transportation Systems?

Chariot, a San Francisco-based startup that allows commuters in four U.S. cities to find a shuttle ride with a smartphone app, believes it…

Trump Risks Larger Revolt From the Business Community if DACA Revoked

If the Trump Administration rolls back DACA and starts deporting 700,000 students and workers, the White House could face a louder revolt from…

For Campbell’s, Brand Value Means Customer Engagement

Campbell Soup Company finds CSR critical to both its overall strategy and brand value.

Will Whole Foods’ Lower Prices Make Sustainable Food More Accessible?

The Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods closed earlier this week, and some prices have been significantly reduced. Is this evidence that healthful and…