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.

The CSR Officer: What if a Company Doesn’t Have One?

How can a company interested in doing more for the community, but does not have a dedicated CSR officer or manager, move forward?

Finally: Obama Green Lights Solar Panels on White House Roof

President Obama has finally allowed retrofitting the White House roof to allow for solar panels.

Unilever Crowdsourcing Ideas for a Sustainable Shower

Unilever has launched a crowdsourcing contest for a next-generation sustainable shower.

Eating More Fruits and Vegetables: An $11 Trillion Stimulus?

Eating more fruits and vegetables is good for many bottom lines. A Union of Concerned Scientists report places a dollar value on the…

IIRC Scores 100th Business for Integrated Reporting Pilot

Last week Deutsche Börse Group became the 100th organization, and first stock exchange, to participate in the IIRC's integrated reporting pilot program.

Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets

This week the government of Japan inked an agreement that will permit Japanese firms to earn carbon credits within the southeast Asian nation…

The Business Case for Strategic Philanthropy

SAP's work around the world is an example of making the business case for strategic philanthropy as part of a firm's program of…

Chinese Investors Set Their Sights on Detroit

Can a cash infusion from China help save Detroit? Investors from China are keen on buying houses, but whether such spending could revive…

Dead Sea’s Naked Sea Salt Blazes Through Kickstarter Goal

Naked Sea Salt, a line of Dead Sea salt products launched by Ari Fruchter, doubled its Kickstarter campaign goals after 48 hours.

GM Announces Two New ‘Landfill-Free’ Sites in Asia

GM says it is on a mission to slash waste globally, with the two latest landfill-free facilities in Thailand and South Korea.

Pressure Builds on Maersk and Logistics Industry to Increase “Green Shipping”

Starting this summer, Maersk has ventured into “green shipping" as it seeks to reduce CO2 emissions as investors review firms' environmental performance.

Technology as a Tool to Engage Employees and Save Lives in India

Technology businesses are stepping in to fill in the gaps a dismissive government and overwhelmed NGOs cannot close, saving lives in India.

UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.

Tesla Sets Sights on Fledgling China EV Market

Tesla, the Silicon Valley-based luxury electric vehicle designer and manufacturer, is venturing into China.

PepsiCo Scratches “All Natural” Label From Naked Juice Bottles

PepsiCo announced late last week it will remove the “all natural” label from its Naked Juice product line for the foreseeable future.