As part of its spring event series, the Center for Ethical and Sustainable Business will host a speaking engagement with journalist Leon Kaye on Wednesday, April 3rd.

Leon KayeLeon, whose primary focus includes making the business case for sustainability and corporate social responsibility, currently writes for the UK’s Guardian and San Francisco’s Triple Pundit. His discussion will explore the relationships and correlations among climate change, business and the media, as well as reasons behind the topic’s reputation as “uncomfortable”.

His work has also been featured in Inhabitat, Sustainable Brands, Earth911 and the AIA’s Architect Magazine. Leon also focuses on sustainability trends around the world, including Qatar, Korea, Brazil and sustainable development in post conflict societies in The Balkans and the Middle East. A Cupertino native, he currently lives in Fresno, which he considers home. He has a B.A. from California State University-Fresno, an M.A. from the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California. With travels to 60 countries, his most recent trip was a journalism fellowship with the International Reporting Project in India.

Additional details:

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Location: San Francisco State University Downtown Campus, Fishbowl Room