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.

In India, Bangalore’s Water Crisis is an Omen for the Rest of the World

Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if…

Atlanta Pledges 100 Percent Renewable Power by 2035

Atlanta is the first city in the American South to pursue 100 percent renewable energy with an ambitious 2035 target.

Investigation Raises Questions About USDA Organic Milk Certification

A Washington Post investigation alleges that some consumers are paying too much for organic milk that does not meet the standards required for…

West Virginia’s Largest Utility Sees Renewables — Not Coal — in its Future

West Virginia's largest utility, Appalachian Power, indicated that solar and wind power technologies will be a larger part of the Mountain State's electricity…

Whole Foods In Wall Street’s Crosshairs After Declining Sales

After six consecutive quarters of declining sales, Whole Foods is in trouble. The company says it will open a chain selling lower-priced groceries,…

The $150 Million Manila Trump Tower and a Murdering Dictator’s White House Invitation

President Trump has invited the Philippines's brutal leader, Rodrigo Duterte, to the White House. Both men are close to a Filipino business partner…

Pork Producer Smithfield Eyes the Human Organ Market

Smithfield's new business unit -- which will explore pig-to-human organ donations -- raises a bevy of ethical questions.

NGO Attacks Pepsi’s Palm Oil Sourcing and Links to Deforestation, Human Rights Abuses

Rainforest Action Network continues to pressure PepsiCo about its palm oil sourcing, and its links to deforestation and human rights. This time, RAN…

Ontario Launches Pilot Universal Basic Income Program

The province of Ontario is launching a universal basic income pilot: 4,000 low-income participants in this three-year study will receive as much as…

In India, a Vicks Commercial Sparks Debate and Tears Over Transgender Rights

The story of a transgender mother and her adopted child has made waves across India and the world -- and it puts the…

Border Wall Could Start a Flood of Worries in the U.S. and Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump's plans for a border wall have hit another snag. Engineers are now claiming that proposed sections of the project…

Patagonia Embraces Natural Dyes for Clean Color Collection

Patagonia's Clean Color Collection for men and women includes garments dyed with materials such as pomegranate, silkworm excrement, mulberry leaves and agricultural waste.

Gap Will Source 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton By 2021

Gap, Inc. plans to purchase all of its cotton for Gap-branded clothing from sustainable sources by 2021. The company says Better Cotton Initiative-certified…

Adidas Walks Ocean Plastic Into New Shoe Lines

The athletic apparel giant Adidas plans to release yet another line of sneakers made from salvaged ocean plastic - and says it will…

Ignore the Marketing – Just Skip the Juice

You might want to skip the juice bar after your workout. Food companies have promoted juice for decades as a great source of…