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 The Balkans, Brazil and Korea. Contact him at leon@greengopost.com.

Benefit Corp. DanoneWave Has a Special Pledge for Dairy Farmers

DanoneWave has accelerated what it describes as a “pledge” to improve the financial and environmental performance of its dairy farmers, who are crucial…

Bangladesh Claims Global Leadership in Garment Transparency

According to a coalition of trade industry groups, NGOs and academics, Bangladesh will soon have the world’s most transparent garment industry, due to…

Sea Level Rise Creating ‘Ghost Forests,’ New Wetlands Along Eastern Seaboard

There is mounting evidence that sea level rise is creating what researchers often call “ghost forests" along the U.S. East Coast. The potential…

Since 1970, Air Pollution Down 73%, Economy Tripled

A new EPA report says that since 1970, the combined emissions of six common air pollutants have fallen 73 percent since 1970. Meanwhile,…

New Jersey to Slash Food Waste to Reduce Emissions, Fight Hunger

New Jersey’s legislature passed, and Governor Chris Christie signed into law, Senate Bill 3027, which established a statewide food waste reduction goal of…

California Regulators Approve $200M Volkswagen Zero-Emission Cars Investment

The California Air Resources Board (CARB) announced that it had approved the first of four plans of Volkswagen to invest $800 million in…

Tesla Model 3 Boasts 310-Mile Range Option

Tesla's much-anticipated Model 3 electric car made its debut, and so far the reviews have been hot. And never shying away from bravado,…

Expedia Takes A Stand on “Entertainment” Wildlife Attractions

Expedia has announced that in consultation with various NGOs, many wildlife-related activities will soon no longer be available for bookings on its site.

Wisconsin Vending Machine Company Offers Employees Free Microchip Implants

A Wisconsin vending machine company is asking for employees to volunteer to be microchipped. The aim is to make the use of vending…

UK Banning Diesel and Gasoline Fueled Cars and Vans After 2040

The government of the United Kingdom has announced that it will ban the sales of diesel- and gasoline-powered passenger vehicles after 2040, mostly…

Foxconn Chooses Wisconsin For $10 Billion Flat Panel Factory

Foxconn, one of the most important companies within Apple's supply chain, is close to announcing the location of a brand new factory in…

Vail Resorts Promises an ‘Epic’ Zero-Carbon Footprint by 2030

Vail Resorts, one of the largest mountain resort operators on the planet, announced that it has committed to a "zero net operating footprint"…

All-Electric, Autonomous Container Ship Sets Sail in 2018

Two companies in Norway have teamed up to produce a shipping vessel powered by an electric motor instead of dirty bunker fuel. If…

This California Dairy Farmer Says He’s Got a Carbon-Positive Solution to Fight Emissions

Albert Straus, often heralded as a first mover in organic dairy and sustainable agriculture, has revealed what he says is the world's first…

Pruitt’s EPA Faltered on Pesticide So Legislators Take Up a Ban

U.S. Senator Tom Udall of New Mexico introduced a bill that would ban chlorpyrifos, a pesticide some research says has links to learning…