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.

Solar-Powered EV Charging Arrives in the San Joaquin Valley

Local officials touted the launch of an extensive solar-powered electric vehicle charging infrastructure across the San Joaquin Valley. But is this money well…

Wrangler Wants to Increase the Supply of Sustainable U.S. Cotton

Wrangler plans to expand a pilot program to boost the supply of more responsible cotton in the U.S., the company announced during the…

Google Sued Over a Culture of Leaks Mixed with Intimidation

Google's culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of…

P&G, 3M, IP and American Forest Foundation Boost Responsible Forestry in the Carolinas

P&G, 3M, and International Paper have announced a partnership with the American Forest Foundation to boost sustainable forestry efforts across the Carolina plains…

Clean Energy Employs Almost 10 Million People Worldwide

According to IRENA, 9.8 million people work in the global renewables sector as of the end of 2016. Solar power has driven much…

Trees are Migrating, Creating Uncertainty for U.S. Ecosystems and Business

A study reveals that tree species in the U.S. are moving north and west -- suggested a disruption to ecosystems, and businesses, in…

Local Black- and Woman-Owned Firm Will Help Replace Flint’s Water Pipes

As Flint slowly recovers from its three-year water crisis, reconstruction will partly will be led locally. A contracting firm that is both black-…

Ziploc Bags Are One Step Closer to the Curbside Recycling Bin

SC Johnson says it has found a way to make Ziploc bag recycling far more seamless, which could allow the bags to be…

The Antarctic is Collapsing, and Businesses Should Be Worried

Recent analysis suggests that Antarctic ice sheets are disintegrating faster than previously thought, with potentially disastrous consequences. Is it time for businesses to…

More CEOs Speaking Out on Immigration

More CEOs are increasingly speaking out about the role immigration has in maintaining a vibrant U.S. economy - even some who are serving…

Apple’s New Lavish HQ Is Missing A Few Things

Apple's new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things:…

Report: Fewer CEOs are Getting Fired – But More Are Losing Their Jobs Due to Ethics Violations

A recent PwC survey reveals that more CEOs are being fired over ethics violations -- even at a time when fewer CEOs are…

NGOs Accuse Meat and Soy Industries of Worsening Deforestation in Brazil and Bolivia

The NGOs Mighty Earth, Rainforest Action Network and Greenpeace insist that deforestation in countries such as Brazil and Bolivia is only becoming worse.…

Better Buildings Challenge Nets Almost $2 Billion in Energy Savings

The DOE Better Buildings Program saved organizations almost $2 billion in energy costs last year. Even Energy Secretary Rick Perry boasted about the…

The U.S. Candy Industry Pledges to Reduce Calories and Sugar

The U.S. chocolate and candy industry says it's serious about portion control and sugar intake. A trade group representing some of America's largest…