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.

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…

Pepsi Bets Cashew Juice Can Change the Game

Pepsi launched a project in Maharashtra, India to source cashew juice as a new source for some local products. A new drink could…

Catlin Seaview Survey Assesses Climate Risks in Florida

Funded by the Catlin Group, the Catlin Seaview Survey is assessing Florida's coral reefs to better understand future climate change risks.

California Pulls Out All Stops to Land Tesla Gigafactory

California is making the charge to woo Tesla Motors's proposed "Gigafactory" with an incentive package that could be worth up to a half…

Whole Foods GMO Policy Could Hurt Artisan Food Makers

Whole Foods' GMO policy, and the company’s promise to have its products completely GMO-free by 2018, is having consequences on artisan food makers.

Is Too Much Bottled Water Coming from Drought Stricken Regions?

Much bottled water is coming from drought stricken regions, notably California, which is in its third year of drought.

Kohl’s Solar Power Portfolio Moves Forward with Solar Tree Chargers

Kohl's solar power investment now includes solar trees built by Envision Solar, a San Diego-based solar design company.

Coca-Cola to Invest $5B in Sustainable Development Across Africa

Coca-Cola promises to invest an additional US$ 5 billion in sustainable development projects in Africa through the end of this decade.

Vacation Equality Project Seeks Mandated Leave for Americans

The Vacation Equality Project, led by Hotels.com, is leading an effort to have vacation leave mandated by U.S. law. But is it resonating?