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.

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…

Newly Merged DanoneWave Now the Largest U.S. Public Benefit Corporation

DanoneWave, a new entity that has resulted from Danone's acquisition of WhiteWave foods, says that it is now the largest public benefit corporation…

$4.5 Trillion in Global Assets Still Exposed to Climate Change Risks

Today, more investment funds and managers consider climate change when evaluating their long-term financial viability. But at least $4.5 trillion in assets worldwide…

Proposed Bill in Congress Would Silence Activist Investors

A new bill in Congress would all but eliminate the shareholder proposal, a favorite tactic of activist shareholders. The proposals can push companies…

Like Trump, Tom Brady’s Charity Funded by Others

Tom Brady has cultivated a reputation as a philanthropist; the problem, however, is that his foundation is reportedly writing checks to his favorite…

The Surprisingly Large Corporate Investments in Donald Trump’s Inauguration Party Fund

U.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration committee raised a record $107 million in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from…

How Companies Can Lead on Anti-Deforestation Efforts

Procter & Gamble has been collaborating with both its suppliers and NGOs for several years in order to increase the amount of certified…

UK Study: Fair Trade Cotton 1/5 Ecological Impact of Conventional Textiles

The UK NGO Fairtrade Foundation has completed a study that insists that fair trade cotton has numerous benefits, including one-fifth of the the…

Minority Business Owners Still Face Discriminatory Lending

The Community Reinvestment Act was supposed to right many of the wrongs that led to unfair lending practices. But a new study shows…

At Ford, Every Last Scrap of Aluminum Recycling Counts

Thanks to improved closed-loop recycling facilities, three Ford plants are conserving enough aluminum to manufacture 51 commercial jetliners a month.

Carbon Tax Proposal Gains Steam in Vermont

Vermont state legislators have introduced several carbon tax proposals they say will stimulate the economy while giving a much-needed overhaul of the state's…

California Gov Candidate: Develop the Coastline to Fund Income for Everyone

Zoltan Istvan, a Libertarian candidate for governor of California, wants to provide a universal basic income for all state residents -- and lease…

The Pulp and Paper Industry Can Play A Role in Stopping Deforestation

3p recently caught up with APP's Aida Greenbury to discuss the company's recent achievements, challenges, and her views on what the pulp and…