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.

Microsoft Takes on Biodiversity Modeling

Microsoft Research scientists are partnering with UNEP to develop a general ecosystem model of biodiversity throughout the world.

10 Sustainable Business Trends Underway in Detroit (Photo Tour)

Let me share some developments pointing to why I believe Detroit’s transformation is turning the city into an exciting sustainability laboratory.

Integrated Reporting: It’s Not Just for Companies Anymore

More organizations, not just companies, are embracing integrated reporting, which is a plus for sustainability and transparency.

The Overlooked Sustainability Leaders in Business

Who are the real sustainability leaders in business? The challengers, including AstraZenica, Allianz and UBS, may surprise you.

V3Solar Claims Solar Cones Generate Electricity Cheaper Than Coal

V3Solar has released a new solar cones energy technology that the startup claims could be cheaper than coal.

50% of Unilever’s Factories are Zero-Waste While Sales Surge

Unilever’s ambitious Sustainable Living Plan reached an important milestone yesterday when the company announced half of its factories are now zero-waste.

Davos Update: SAP Investing $6.6M in Entrepreneurship & Sustainability

Today, SAP made two announcements covering how the company will encourage both entrepreneurship and sustainability.

Via Motors Brings Electric Plug-in Heft to the Truck

Last week in Detroit, Via Motors unveiled the concept E-REV VTRUX, a retrofitted GM electric pick-up truck that gets 40 miles of range…

IKEA’s Goal: Both Affordability & Sustainability at Home

IKEA Group releases its 2012 sustainability report today, explaining the company's goal to be a beacon of both sustainability and affordability in the…

Benetton Commits to Greening Supply Chain

Benetton Group is the latest global apparel company to join Greenpeace’s Detox Program in a move to green its supply chain.

Levi Strauss Partnering With RISD on Sustainable Design Education

Levi Strauss & Co. has recently begun to work closely with the Rhode Island Institute of Design (RISD) on sustainable design education.

Ritz-Carlton, Virgin Hotels to Bottle Own Water via Whole World Water

Virgin Hotels and Ritz-Carlton will start to purify and bottle water and sell to guests under an initiative led by the Whole World…

Necktie Decisions Got You In Knots? Borrow Via a Sharing Service

FreshNeck and TieTry are among companies that allow subscribers to borrow ties by paying a monthly fee. You might learn a few new…

Why More Automakers Must Focus on Commercial Vehicles’ Mileage Rates

Commercial vehicles' mileage will be more important for companies like Ford as they are an important slice of the pie for many automakers.

Will the 2013 Inauguration Be the “Greenest” One Ever?

The 2013 Inauguration event organizers are paying more attention to sustainability than in previous inaugurations, mostly on recycling projects.