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.

Renewable Fuel Standard Ready for an Overhaul?

A coalition of environment groups has urged the federal government to enact more cuts in biofuels production, as they claim the environmental promises…

Timberland Helps Cotton Production Return to Haiti

Timberland and the Smallholders Farmers Alliance have reintroduced cotton as not only a way to help revitalize the economy, but to also claw…

Is Ford’s Chariot a Model for 21st-Century Transportation Systems?

Chariot, a San Francisco-based startup that allows commuters in four U.S. cities to find a shuttle ride with a smartphone app, believes it…

Trump Risks Larger Revolt From the Business Community if DACA Revoked

If the Trump Administration rolls back DACA and starts deporting 700,000 students and workers, the White House could face a louder revolt from…

For Campbell’s, Brand Value Means Customer Engagement

Campbell Soup Company finds CSR critical to both its overall strategy and brand value.

Will Whole Foods’ Lower Prices Make Sustainable Food More Accessible?

The Amazon acquisition of Whole Foods closed earlier this week, and some prices have been significantly reduced. Is this evidence that healthful and…

Sanctions on Venezuela Exempt Citgo — U.S. Energy Portfolio at Risk

Citgo, the American oil company owned by the government of Venezuela, has been granted an exemption from recent U.S. sanctions by the Trump…

Hurricane Harvey Demonstrates Critical Value of ‘Big Government’

While companies have a critical part in assisting relief efforts with their supplies, staff and facilities, Hurricane Harvey reminds us the role that…

Apple’s Tim Cook Steps Into the Limelight, Urging Companies to Lead on ‘Moral Responsibility’

Tim Cook has nudged Apple to become a more active corporate citizen when it comes to the environment and social responsibility, and has…

Hurricane Harvey Tests Limits of Federal Flood Insurance Program

Hurricane Harvey’s impact on the greater Houston region is offering another grim reminder: the federal government’s national flood insurance program, NFIP, is going…

As Global Slavery Rates Rise, Corporations Struggle to Respond

Millions of individuals still live in slavery or other forms of forced labor. A high-level meeting in the Australian city of Perth attempted…

Patagonia’s First TV Ad Buy Urges Support for Public Lands

For the first time ever, Patagonia purchased television airtime. The company will run ads in Montana, Utah and Nevada, states where activists say…

Samsung Note 8 Linked to Deforestation, Says NGO

According to the NGO Mighty Earth, Samsung is using proceeds from the sales of products such as Note 8 smartphones to develop palm…

Airbnb Working with Danny Glover to Engage Communities of Color

Bringing Danny Glover onboard is another step Airbnb is taking in a move to repair its relationships with ethnic and racial minorities, who…

With Personal Automobiles in the Rear View Mirror, Ford Looks Ahead to Life as a Mobility Company

Automakers such as Ford are rallying fast and nimbly to not only stay relevant, but thrive in the near future. And this future…