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.

Seattle Baseball Fans Can’t Get Enough Toasted Grasshoppers

The Seattle Mariners are serving toasted grasshoppers at ballgames, and fans are bugging out over them: The restaurant quickly sold out, and will…

Tesla Charges Into the Trucking Industry

Tesla will introduce three new all-electric vehicles in the coming months, including two that excited investors: a semi truck debuting in September and…

Ford Considers Bamboo for Car Interiors

Ford is tinkering with the idea of using bamboo as a raw material, either in the form of upholstery for seat coverings or…

Tom’s of Maine Founder Wants to Revitalize the U.S. Apparel Industry

Tom Chappell co-founded Tom’s of Maine and revolutionized the personal care industry. He now wants to do the same for clothing, but Americans'…

EPA Seeks Public Comment on Which Environmental Regs to Axe

The EPA is asking for public comment on which environmental regulations to axe at the behest of the Donald Trump White House. But…

Maryland Passes America’s First Tax Credit for Energy Storage

Maryland is the first state in the U.S. to pass legislation that will provide tax credits, not cash rebates, to consumers and businesses…

Advertiser Exodus Continues As O’Reilly Leaves for ‘Vacation’

Sixty major brands have pulled their ads from Bill O'Reilly's show in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ratings for the show…

United Learns a Costly Lesson About Customer Engagement

United Airlines' poor handling of Flight 3411 is a lesson in crisis communications, customer engagement and how quickly a company can lose its…

Ford’s New Hybrid Police Car Promises Huge Fuel Savings for Municipalities

Ford introduced what it calls the first hybrid police car in the industry. The new hybrid Responder is twice as fuel-efficient as the…

Tesla and Panasonic Introduce Sleeker Solar Panels

Tesla and Panasonic introduced a new line of solar panels that practically blend in with the typical roof - gone are those boxy…

Educators Push Back Hard at Climate Deniers’ Attempts to Influence Teachers

The Heartland Institute plans to mail a climate-denial information packet to 200,000 science teachers this year. And educators are pushing back hard at…

Ford Foundation Commits $1 Billion Social Enterprise Revolution

The Ford Foundation will invest as much as $1 billion out of its $12 billion endowment to accelerate mission-related investing over the next…

Report Links Global Trade to Fatal Air Pollution

A recent study suggests that as many as a third of the world’s early deaths attributed to air pollution can be traced back…

Wells Fargo’s Woes Continue with Calls to Divest and Oust Board

Wells Fargo's struggles continue as investors call for several members of its board to be replaced. To make matters worse, more cities are…

Panera Bread Sells For $7.5 Billion, But It’s Not Likely to Change

Luxembourg-based JAB Holdings will acquire Panera Bread for $7.5 billion. Panera will join the likes of Krispy Kreme and Keurig, but it's doubtful…