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.

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.

Are City Bicycle-Sharing Programs Doomed?

Are citywide bike programs doomed to fail? New York's is losing money, and in other cities such as Washington, they run in the…

The Online Artisan Marketplace: A Huge Boost for Handmade Products

The internet has made it far easier for the online artisan marketplace to thrive, allowing many to sell their handmade goods quickly and…

Sustainable Palm Oil Sales Surge as Demand Meets Supply

Last week the RSPO announced that the sales of sustainable palm oil are surging as demand outpaces supply for the first time ever.

On the EDGE: Gender Equality Certification

Switzerland-based EDGE is banking its gender equality certification will resonate with businesses and consumers. Can it catch on?

Whole Foods’ Sale of Rabbit Meat Is a Big Pet Peeve to Some

Whole Foods is now selling rabbit meat at a limited number of stores across the United States, and some New Yorkers are very…

CSR Report Review: Salesforce.com and Cloud Computing Sustainability

Salesforce.com recently released its most recent sustainability report, which covers the company's progress on operational efficiency and green building.

Renewables Generate 100 Percent of New U.S. Energy Capacity in July

According to the U.S. government agency FERC, renewables generated 100 percent of new U.S. energy capacity in July.

OfficeMax, TerraCycle Launch K-Cup Recycling in Canada

OfficeMax and TerraCycle have launched a K-Cup recycling program in Canada.

Food Runners Keeps the Unfortunate Fed in San Francisco

In 1987, Mary Risley founded Food Runners in San Francisco to pick up uneaten food from local businesses to distribute it to charities.

Bain Capital Buys 50 Percent Stake in TOMS Shoes

Bain Capital has agreed to purchase a 50 percent ownership stake of TOMS Shoes--a good thing for the one-for-one business model?

Buddy Cianci Pasta Sauce: The Latest Cause Marketing Failure

The AP investigated the claims of Buddy Cianci that his pasta sauce benefits schoolchildren, and found that for three years, it made a…

Ford to Launch Largest Solar Array in Michigan

Ford and DTE Energy are partnering to build what the companies say will be the largest solar array in Michigan.

Pushed by New York, ConAgra Shifts to Sustainable Palm Oil

ConAgra Foods is now the latest large food company to adopt a more sustainable palm oil policy, thanks to pressure from the state…