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.

ExxonMobil Shareholders Defeat LGBT Discrimination Protection Again

For the 14th time, ExxonMobil’s shareholders voted against a proposal to ban LGBT discrimination.

Enterprise Acquires Chicago Car Sharing Service IGO

On May 28, Enterprise Holdings announced that it had acquired Chicago-based IGO CarSharing under terms not disclosed to the public. So is carsharing…

Desertec Plans for North Africa Supplying Solar Power to Europe Now On Hold

More partners pulled out of Desertec, and Morocco’s opening of a new solar plant could kill the $560 billion plan to send Saharan…

Brazil Hopes Massive Green Building Projects Create a Sustainable 2014 World Cup

For the 2014 World Cup, Brazil will roll out impressive facilities that could score LEED certification and add to its rich modern architecture…

Ogilvy Receives Gates Foundation Grant for Health and Development Research

Ogilvy Public Relations received a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Exploration grant this week.

Irrigation Technology Company Netafim Wins 2013 Stockholm Industry Water Award

The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) named the Israeli drip irrigation technology firm Netafim its annual Industry Water Award winner.

We Review HP’s 2012 Sustainability Report

This week HP released its 2012 sustainability report, which covers the company's work on carbon reporting, social enterprise and supply chain transparency.

SAP Invests in Skills Development Programs Throughout Africa

SAP launched a “Skills for Africa” program tasked with the development of information technology skills in this growing market.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Scores First Smartphone Sustainability Certification

Last week, TCO Development granted Samsung’s Galaxy S4 the organization’s first ever sustainability certification for smartphones.

Want Out of Bangladesh? Try Osmium, Manufactured in the U.S

Osmium is a local men's clothing manufacturer based in New England; Mark Paigen's journey is typical of what many American clothing makers confront…

5 Necessary Steps to Better Integrated Reporting AND a More Sustainable Company

SAP's Chief Sustainability Officer Peter Graf outlines the 5 steps behind an effective integrated report.

The Water Future of Cities Will Become More Dire

The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and four universities recently completed a study that sounds an ominous note for the future of many cities’ water…

National Parks Struggle Due to Sequestration

The five percent sequestration cuts are hurting our national parks, with a negative impact on jobs, maintenance and opening hours.

After the Bangladesh Tragedy: Six Ethical, Eco and Fair Clothing Manufacturers

Here are a few suggestions of more eco, fair, ethical, and local companies from which to purchase clothing.

Marks & Spencer’s Shwopping, One Year Later: Progress and Potential

A year has passed since Marks & Spencer launched its Shwopping campaign in many of its UK stores. Leon Kaye chats with Adam…