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.

The process to create biofuels using Mercurius Biofuels' technology

Washington Start-Up Promises Cheaper, More Efficient Biofuel Generation

Mercurius Biofuels is a start-up based in Ferndale, WA, north of Seattle and close to the British Columbia border. The company uses two…
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Microsoft HQ Switches to 100% PCR Recycled Paper

Microsoft announced yesterday that it will purchase only 100% post-consumer recycled (PCR) paper for its offices in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, including…
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Waste Diversion, Renewable Energy Among Highlights of Walmart’s 2011 Sustainability Report

Walmart just just released its 2011 Global Responsibility Report. Waste diversion and renewable energy initiatives that appear within some of the chain’s 8000…
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Nabisco and Triscuit Use Social Media to Promote Urban Gardening & Farming

Triscuit now partners with Urban Farming, an NGO that aims to create food for people in underserved areas by planting farms on unused…
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Honest Tea Makes It Easy to Plant Trees in Disaster Stricken Regions

Last month Honest Tea and the National Forest Foundation launched the “Bag to Tree” initiative to plant trees in regions that desperately need…
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Coca-Cola Promoting Recyclable, Reusable Display Racks

Coca Cola has launched a series of 100% recyclable merchandise display racks for use in both grocery and convenience stores. The objective is…
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Coca-Cola, SABMiller Now Measure Poverty Footprint

Coca-Cola and SABMiller, partnering with Oxfam, recently released a report that measures two countries’ poverty footprint. The report covers wages throughout their entire…
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Heat from Sewage To Energize Paris

Last week a Paris primary school launched a new heating system that draws energy from nearby sewer pipes. The joint project between the…
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WM, Johnson & Johnson, Dupont Tackle Medical Waste Recycling

The new Healthcare Plastics Recycling Council (HPRC) includes companies that represent the entire supply chain of the medical products industry, including Du Pont,…
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Apple and Intel Cease Use of Conflict Minerals

Intel and Apple have stopped purchasing minerals from central Africa, which has transformed a voluntary program to what the president of an exporter…

Waste Management Invests US$22M In Plastic-to-Oil Company

Agilyx, based in Higard, OR, has developed a process that converts multiple sources of plastic to crude oil. Waste Management has given the…
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Fast, Cost-Effective Tool to Compile CSR Reports

Gaia Metrics believes it has a solution for CSR report compilation. The Massachusetts-based company released its CSR Quickstart tool, which promises to drastically…
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General Mills Promotes Bevy of Sustainability Projects in CSR Report

Last week General Mills released its 2010 Corporate Social Responsibility report. Highly dependent on agriculture, the company acknowledges the challenges it faces in…
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SAP 2010 CSR Report Boasts US$470M in Energy Savings

While SAP scored impressive reductions in total greenhouse gas emissions, data center energy consumption, and total energy consumed between 2009 and 2010, one…
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Disney Invests $15.5 Million in Carbon Offsets

Disney's 2010 Corporate Citizenship report is a frank discussion of the challenges Disney faces on environmental social, and governance issues. Today’s assessment of…