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.

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…

After Months of Alleged Discrimination, NAACP Issues Travel Advisory Against American Airlines

The NAACP issued a travel advisory warning African-Americans about their “safety and well being” in the event they travel aboard American Airlines after…

Climate Volatility Pushes Global Wine Production to a 50-Year Low

According to the a global wine industry group, 2017 will prove to be a rough year for wine grape growers worldwide, due to…

This NY LEED Platinum Hotel Showcases Adaptive Reuse

The Hotel Skyler in Syracuse, NY, checks off all the green building boxes for those road warriors who are keen on sustainable travel.

Zurich-Based Fund Generates Impressive Returns from Sustainable Development

Zurich-based ResponsAbility generates wealth for investors while boosting sustainable development opportunities worldwide. This fund invests about $1.2 billion a year in ventures across…

Large U.S. Food Service Companies Lag on Sustainable Seafood, Says Greenpeace

According to Greenpeace’s latest annual report on the state of the global fishing industry, the vast majority of the largest food service companies…

Solar “Bitcoin” Founders Launch Blockchain Project to Disrupt Global Energy Markets

The team that launched bitcoin-technology based SolarCoin kicked off Greeneum. This blockchain project seeks to leverage digital currency in order to boost the…

Fish, the Next Battle for the Animal Welfare Movement

Animal welfare groups now say it is time for cruelty-free supply chains to apply to fish, especially as aquaculture becomes more important to…

Tesla Faces String of Harassment Lawsuits

Tesla has been caught up in what some critics have described as the “bro culture" that plagues Silicon Valley. The latest chapter involves…

Mike Bloomberg Contributes $64 Million to Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal Campaign

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced last week that he would contribute $64 million to the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal program…

Seattle’s Affordable Housing Provides Lesson for Cities Coveting Amazon’s HQ2

As cities scramble to attract Amazon, in the hopes of attracting as many 50,000 high-paying jobs, they need to be reminded of the…