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.

SolarCity and Buffalo’s Transformation

Earlier this fall SolarCity announced it would build a massive photovoltaic solar panel factory in Buffalo. Could this help drive the city's resurgence?

Pepsi True Savaged on Amazon Over Palm Oil Controversy

Pepsi True, currently only sold on Amazon, has run into a problem: horrid reviews over its palm oil policy.

A Black Friday 2014 Call to Action: Durability Over Discounts?

Black Friday 2014 does not have to be about buying cheap stuff at big box stores. Consider focusing on durability over discounts instead.

Largest Solar Power Plant in Africa Flips the Switch

The largest solar power plant in Africa is now in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and generates 95 MW of clean…

Patagonia’s Investment in Yerdle Shows Sharing Economy Maturing

Patagonia has announced an investment in Yerdle, a startup where users can use a smartphone app to give and receive things for free.

California Readies for Cap-and-Trade Next Steps

California will expand its cap-and-trade program in early 2015 by mandating refineries participate in the program. Is this a step forward for the…

AARP: Baby Boomers Want Liveable Communities, Too

The AARP has an impressive archive that inspires its members to advocate for more “liveable communities.”

Oceana Report Claims Fraud Rampant in Shrimp Industry

The ocean conservation advocacy group Oceana alleges that the shrimp industry dupes consumers on the sourcing of the shrimp they are buying.

Boerum Apparel: Kinder & More Sustainable Merino Wool Sweaters

Boerum Apparel delivers sustainable merino wool sweaters that are sourced from farms and factories where people, and animals, are treated ethically.

Harley-Davidson to Plant 50 Million Trees

The Nature Conservancy and Harley-Davidson are working to "Renew the Ride" and plant 50 million trees worldwide by 2025.

KKR Green Portfolio: A Sustainable & Lean Private Equity Machine

Dollar General and Pets at Home are among the 27 companies that have been through the KKR Green Portfolio Program.

Should We View Meat As a Luxury?

Should we start to view meat as a luxury? The environmental costs, ethics and cost to public health all suggest we need to…

Adobe Corporate Responsibility Zeros in on Social Impact

Adobe recently released its most recent corporate responsibility report, which focuses on youth programs and social impact.

More Brands Join Responsible Down Standard

The Responsible Down Standard announced 10 more brands, including the North Face and Eddie Bauer, have committed to more responsibly sourced down.

Report: Insurance Companies Still Unprepared for Climate Change Risks

The most recent annual report by Ceres shows insurance companies are woefully unprepared for potential climate change risks.