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.

Danish Renewables Giant Dong Energy Rebrands, Ditches Oil and Gas Portfolio

The energy sector is slowly but surely undergoing a transformation, and a decision by Denmark’s Dong Energy sums up how this sector will…

Target Commits to 100 Percent Sustainable Cotton by 2022

Target announced that by 2020, it will only source cotton from sustainable sources for its national brands in apparel, home products and other…

Catholic Church Accelerates Divestment in Fossil Fuels

Today, approximately 40 Catholic institutions reportedly will announce that they will divest from fossil fuels. The mass fossil fuel divestment campaign is timed…

Why Racial Equality is Good for Business

A recent study concluded that companies across the U.S. are missing out on a huge growth opportunity by not doing more to generate…

EasyJet: All-Electric Plane Possible in 10 Years

The British discount airline easyJet made waves over the past week in announcing a partnership with U.S.-based Wright Electric to develop an all-electric…

World Economic Forum Challenges Businesses to Support LGBT Equality, Even in Countries Without Equal Rights

According to the World Economic Forum, advice for companies supporting gay rights, but that operate in countries where such policies are a non-starter,…

Global Warming Impact from Cattle Even Higher Than Previously Thought

A recent study suggests that global methane emissions from livestock are even higher than what most researchers had long assumed. The result will…

JetBlue Launches 100-Day Push for Puerto Rico Disaster Relief

JetBlue has boosted its relief and recovery operations for Puerto Rico with an extended three-month push to help the U.S. territory rebuild. Dubbed…

The World’s Leaders in Sourcing Sustainable Cotton Has Some Surprises

The NGO Solidaridad released its annual sustainable cotton rankings. The survey's researchers considered initiatives that are transforming the apparel industry, such as the…

French Lawsuit Takes on Printer Manufacturers and Planned Obsolescence

A French legal organization says it has seen enough of planned obsolescence, particularly when it comes to printer manufacturers - and it has…

UK Switches on First Subsidy-Free Solar Farm with Battery Storage

This week, the United Kingdom launched a new solar plant outside the town of Flitwick, about an hour's drive north of London. A…

SC Johnson’s Buy of Method and Ecover Latest in Becoming Sustainable by Acquisition

As reinforced by SC Johnson's snapping up of Ecover and Method, the cleaning products and consumer packaged goods (CPG) sector are in the…

Target Joins the Retailer Raise Bandwagon, Promises $15 an Hour by 2020

Target has announced that all of its store employees will earn a minimum wage of $11 an hour by next month; incremental wage…

These Companies Step Up After Hurricane Maria Devastates Puerto Rico

Many citizens have been frustrated by the perceived lack of response to Hurricane Maria's devastation of Puerto Rico. Nevertheless, there are companies that…

The NFL Has a Paid Patriotism Problem

Many within the sports world were either inspired or infuriated as dozens of NFL players took a knee while the U.S. national anthem…