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.

Balancing Resilience and Growth Within the Supply Chain

A Deloitte study gives an overview of the challenges companies face within their supply chains and how they can partner with their suppliers…

Supporting Science Education One Key to a Prosperous South Africa

The Cape Town Science Centre aims to spark interest among local youth who can help build South Africa’s, and the continent’s, capacity in…

Sustainability at adidas: Water, Engagement via SMS, Volunteerism

Yesterday, the adidas Group released its 2012 Sustainability Report which focuses on the company’s work on environmental, supply chain and community work.

UK Grocer Waitrose to Halve Packaging Waste by 2016

The UK supermarket chain Waitrose has promised to reduce its packaging to half of its 2005 levels by 2016.

More Brands Dump Sustainable Forest Initiative’s Paper Certification Program

On Wednesday, ForestEthics announced more major brands have moved away from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) paper products certification program.

Doomed Wildlife Pushes Companies to Boost CSR Efforts in Africa

We need to pressure multinational companies investing in Africa to ensure there is plenty of land, and protection, for the continent’s wildlife and…

SAP TwoGo: Cloud-Based Carpooling Game Changer

Today SAP releases GoTwo, a cloud-based carpooling application that promises to make ridesharing easier for corporate and municipal employees.

Standard Bank and SAP Team Up to Expand Banking to Millions in South Africa

Standard Bank’s AccessBanking is a big step forward for personal finance and banking in South Africa.

CSR in Africa, the Next Sustainable Business Frontier

Watch for CSR in Africa to become central in both local and multinational companies’ agendas.

Masdar Switches on Africa’s Largest Solar Plant in Mauritania

Masdar, the clean energy company and eponymous “green city” based on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi, launched a $32 million solar plant in…

Bloomingdale Trail: Chicago’s Answer to the “High Line”

Work on the Bloomingdale Trail will begin soon and will transform the old railway into a midwestern "High Line" in Chicago.

European Cap-and-Trade Takes Step Backward After EU Parliament Vote

European cap-and-trade suffered a huge setback after the European Parliament rejected a plan to shore up the ailing carbon emissions trading system.

Are Entrepreneurs (i.e. White People) Bad for Detroit?

Detroit entrepreneurs are getting a bad rap in the Motor City. So are white people really bad for Detroit?

Climate Change in the San Joaquin Valley and Our Future Food Supply

Climate change could have hugely disruptive impacts on the San Joaquin Valley, North America’s most valuable agricultural region.

Ford and GM to Join Forces On Fuel Efficient Transmission Systems

On Monday, Ford Motor Co. and General Motors (GM) inked an agreement that links both companies to develop next generation transmissions for cars…
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