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.

Solar Industry on Edge as U.S. Trade Commission Recommends Tariffs

Cheap solar panels from overseas have fueled the recent boom in solar installations, but U.S. solar panel manufacturers have struggled to compete. Tariffs…

Coming to Your Thanksgiving Table: Traceability for Turkey

Honeysuckle White, a brand of turkeys owned by Cargill, has announced that some shoppers in Texas will be able to trace the origins…

Americans Eating Fewer Leftovers, Food Waste on the Rise

According to the NRDC, Americans are not eating their leftovers. As a result, the average American wastes 3.5 pounds of food a week.

Salesforce.org, From Corporate Philanthropy to Social Enterprise

For 18 years, Salesforce.org, the philanthropic arm of Salesforce, has been central to the cloud computing giant’s culture. The company has long touted…

150 Organizations Call for Ban on ‘Biodegradable’ Plastic Packaging

150 organizations, including the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, have announced that the science suggests that oxo-degradable plastics are contributing to, not alleviating, the microplastic…

Papa John’s and the NFL: Just Another Excuse to Mask Poor Sales Performance?

The newswires, and social media, have been buzzing over Papa John’s CEO blaming the National Football League for his company’s decline in sales.…

Nestlé’s Switch to Cage-Fee Eggs Demonstrates Why Companies Can’t Ignore Millennials

The cage-free eggs announcement coming out of Nestlé’s Switzerland headquarters sends a signal: food companies that ignore millennials do so at their own…

Falling Oil Demand May Eliminate a Quarter of the World’s Refining Capacity

London-based think tank Carbon Tracker issued a report that concludes the world's falling demand for oil means a quarter of the world's refining…

WRI: Almost 50 Countries Have Reached Peak Emissions

WRI found that 49 countries have already reached their peak emissions totals, which represents just over one-third of the globe’s total emissions. By…

Google Provides $10M Grant to Boost Skills Building at Goodwill

Behind the power of Google employee volunteers and a $10 million grant from the technology titan, Goodwill recently announced it will have the…

Vast Improvements for Farmers In Global Cacao Sector, but Much Work Ahead

World Cocoa Foundation recently issued a report outlining what the Washington, D.C.-based NGO says is the progress made on improving sustainability across the…

Hilton Sparks the Arts with Youth Service America

"Spark the Arts," is a partnership between Tapestry Collection by Hilton and Youth Service America that seeks to unleash the artistic talents of…

Leading Global Palm Oil Supplier Announces Labor Reform

One of the world's largest palm oil producers, IOI Group of Malaysia, announced this week that it has launched three new labor policies…

North American Transit Systems In Dire Need of Help

A recently concluded study concluded that despite advances in technology, sustainable transit is severely lacking across North America. No U.S. or Canadian city…

Haribo Gummy Bears Accused of Cruelty to Humans and Animals

Earlier this month, a news agency in Germany broadcast an investigative report that claimed two key ingredients for Haribo gummy bears are linked…