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.

Coors Brewery in Colorado, courtesy Molson Coors media site.

Molson Coors Slashes Water Use 5% in One Year

Beer giant Miller Coors' water consumption dropped 5 percent between 2009 and 2010. The company's water to beer ratio now stands at 4.4:1.
Solar rooftop system of Toys R Us distribution center in Flanders, NJ, courtesy Constellation Energy

Toys “R” Us Launches Huge Solar Array in New Jersey

Toys “R” Us yesterday flipped the on switch for what the company claims is one of the biggest solar rooftop installations in the…
artists's rendering of London's Olympic Stadium "wrap"

London’s Olympic Stadium Scores High-Tech Wrap from Dow

Dow Chemical’s new Performance Plastics Division has stepped in with funding for the 2012 London Olympic's stadium wrap. But is it really "sustainable?"
eco set

Target Commercial Shoots Go Eco-Friendly

Target partners with EcoSet, an environmental production company founded as a response to the environmental impact of the film production industry, for commercial…
Domino's at Times Square, photo courtesy Leon Kaye

Domino’s Broadcasts Good, Bad, and Ugly Customer Comments Above Times Square

As of Monday, Domino’s customers can tweet or submit their feedback via Domino’s Time Square Tracker, taking stakeholder engagement to a new level.

FedEx Wins Big in Efficiency & Reduced Aircraft Emissions

FedEx’s global citizen efforts are an example of how performance and sustainability do not have to compete, but in fact, together are integral…

Kit Kat Factory Achieves Zero Waste Milestone

In the United Kingdom town of York, the Nestle plant that churns out over a billion Kit Kats and 183 million guilt-inducing Aero…
A 2012 Ford Focus, one model that has gaskets and seals made from soy and recycled tires (from Wiki Commons)

Recycled Tires, Soy Make Their Way into Ford Cars

Ford Motor Company works with a local Detroit manufacturer to churn old recycled tires and soy into parts that now make their way…
"Green Grades Report Card" and Sprint scores an A. Courtesy ForestEthics.org

Sprint Scores High Marks for Ethical Paper Sourcing

The non-profit ForestEthics ranked twelve financial and communications firms after gauging how their operations—especially those pesky mailers—affected forests. Sprint scored an A.

The Future of CSR Reporting: Coca Cola Enterprises Releases Video Report

3BL Media and CorporateRegister.com together produced a video that introduces Coca-Cola Enterprise's latest CSR report, which is an example of how the nature…

Dole’s New CSR Portal Goes Bananas for Sustainability

This week Dole, based in Westlake Village, CA, launched a sustainability portal to give its side of the story on issues related to…

SC Johnson Test Markets Concentrated Windex Pouches

The pitch for concentrated household cleaners and refills is a tough one to make. But SC Johnson could succeed on this attempt with…
A Logging truck, courtesy Edward Parker/WWF-Canon

Kimberly-Clark & WWF Reach Agreement on Ethical Paper Sourcing

Last week WWF and Kimberly-Clark announced the paper consumer products giant’s expansion of its involvement in curbing illegal logging and preserving threatened forests…
an old Coca-Cola ad in France, where CCE operates

Coca Cola Enterprises’ Facilities Reach 99.5% Recycling Rate

Coca-Cola Enterprises has seven areas of focus that determine materiality for its sustainability agenda, and has achieved progress towards its “Commitment 2020” goals…
The Guardian, now 190 years old

The Guardian Announces 2011 Sustainability Report

The Guardian and the newspaper's parent GNM will soon release its 2011 sustainability (or CSR) report, the findings of which were released in…