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.

Garnier Wants You to Recycle Those Bathroom Empties

Garnier wants you to make more of an effort to recycle those empty plastic bottles of shampoo and body wash, and it's enlisting…

H&M to Boost Digital Payments For Supply Chain Workers

H&M will join the United Nation’s Better Than Cash Alliance, which aims to scale digital payments for factory workers and lift them out…

U.K. Grocer Sainsbury’s: No, We Are Not Ending Our Food Waste Program

This week the Guardian reported that the U.K. grocer Sainsbury's is abandoning its food waste programs -- but the second largest supermarket chain…

Report: Companies Save $14 For Every $1 Spent on Eradicating Food Waste

The World Resources Institute says companies could do more to reduce food waste, and there's a financial incentive: Every $1 spent on food…

Immigrant Tech Workers in U.S. Confront Uncertainty, Fear and Trolling

The cold-blooded murder of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla in a suburban Kansas City bar, and the lack of empathy from President Donald Trump…

London’s Electric Black Cabs Get Arctic Cold

London's iconic fleet of black taxicabs is going electric. And in order to ensure they won't stutter in the cold, the company is…

Can McDonald’s Ever Truly Ditch Deforestation?

Last week McDonald's said it will eliminate deforestation from its beef supply chain by 2020. But can the company really pull through on…

House Resources Committee Seeks $50M to Transfer Public Land to States

The House Resources Committee asked congressional budget writers to reserve $50 million in order to transfer federally-managed lands to state and local governments.

Iowa Republican Mocked for Attending Business School at Sizzler University

An Iowa legislator generated buzz when news broke that the business degree he claimed on his official biography was actually a training course…

Greenpeace: Brazil Could Soon Deforest Protected Land

Citing aerial photographs, Greenpeace says more of Brazil's forested areas are being primed for development. And its federal government is mulling a decision…

The Vegan ‘Bloody Burger’ May Soon Roll Out Nationwide

Last week, Impossible Foods and its vegan 'bloody burger' debuted at Bareburger's flagship New York City location. It will soon appear at all…

Uber Accused of Using Technology to Root Out Local Regulators

According to a New York Times investigation, Uber engineers developed a software to identify and collect information on municipal officials who were attempting…

EPA Withdraws Methane Disclosure Rule For Oil and Gas Drillers

The EPA will no longer ask oil and gas drilling companies to disclose information on methane emissions at their existing operations, reversing a…

Investors Representing $600 Billion Urge Solutions for Latin America’s Deforestation

A group of high-stakes investors is asking some of the world’s largest food companies to ramp up efforts to curb deforestation in South…

Amazon Ramps Up Investment in Rooftop Solar

Amazon expects to generate 41 megawatts of clean energy from solar arrays on its warehouse roofs by the end of this year alone.