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.

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…

Facebook Could Sure Benefit from Embedded Sustainability Strategy

Facebook can can no longer hide behind its claims the company is merely a “technology platform.” If corporate responsibility had been more central…

Nike Pushes Recycling a Big Step Further With ‘Flyleather’

Nike says it has developed a low-carbon, low-impact leather material that could become “game-changing” for both its high performance and role in boosting…

Fair Trade Gold: Coming Soon to Jewelry and Smartphones

London-based Fairtrade Foundation has launched a program that it hopes can help scale fair trade-certified gold from the East African countries, Kenya, Uganda…

Leading Brands Promise to Streamline Confusing Food Labels by 2020

The Consumer Goods Forum said it will urge its global food company and retailer membership to simplify date labels by 2020 and eliminate…

130 Organizations Demand a Fair and Just Recovery from Harvey

A coalition of 130 non-profit groups have urged political leaders to ensure that public funds for Hurricane Harvey aid go to the people…

In a Race Against the Clock, Scientists in Hawaii Hope “Super Coral” Can Survive Climate Change

An ambitious group of researchers at the Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology have been laser-focused on understanding coral by going beyond the factors…

Businesses and Local Governments Aggressively Leading on Climate Action

According to a report jointly issued by The Climate Group and the New Climate Institute, climate action is making encouraging progress across the…

Bank of America: $12.6B in Environmental Investments Created 40,000 Jobs

According to Bank of America, the $12.6 billion it invested from 2013 to last year supported almost 40,000 jobs, contributed almost $15 billion…

In the Wake of Hurricane Harvey, Houston EPA Lab Set to Close

Despite the oil spills and threats of leaked chemicals across the Houston region due to flooding during and after Hurricane Harvey, a local…

Walmart Boasts About ‘Natural Light’ at New HQ, But Overlooks Better Transport Options

When it comes to its new headquarters, Walmart's announcement of a new "Home Office" is following the lead of other companies such as…

300 Global Companies Commit to Science-Based Climate Targets Ahead of Climate Week NYC

At least 300 companies are now aligned with the Science Based Targets initiative, which provides a framework to help companies stay competitive while…

The Well-Deserved Backlash Against the Automated Bodega for the 1 Percent

A Silicon Valley startup thought it would be a great idea to launch automated, smartphone-activated "bodegas," but many in social media, and the…

Coal-Fired Power Plants Cost U.S. Consumers $10B a Year

According to Carbon Tracker, the closing of unprofitable coal-fired power plants across the U.S. could save consumers as much as $10 billion a…

Philip Morris Intl. Comes a Long Way, Shifts to Smoke-Free Products

PMI says it has come a long way as it seeks to transform its business, which sold 800 billion cigarettes last year, into…