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No Time to Waste: How Digitalization Can Solve the Carbon Crisis

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  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.
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  • Companies must cap emissions to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C.
  • Better use of data and a connected digital approach are the way forward.
  • Electrification is a safe, reliable and clean route to a more sustainable future.
  • Lidl is a benchmark for regeneration and enlightened practices.

Republic Services CEO Says Recycling Has Become a 'Broken' System

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CNBC's Jane Wells reports from a Republic Services facility on the "broken" recycling business as the commodity value of recyclables drop.

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Recycling Business Model Getting Trashed

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The recycling business model is "broken" according to the CEO of waste management company Republic Services, but the company is still beating the market thanks to its trash business. Jane Wells reports on how consumers are contaminating recycling and causing issues for the industry.

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Lunch With Warren Buffett Auctioned Off for $3.3 Million

by Catherine Clifford and Javier E. David
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An anonymous bidder with deep pockets spent over $3 million to have lunch with billionaire investing legend Warren Buffett.

Disruptors: Radical Innovation in Business Picks Up Speed - The Minute

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“Disruptive innovation” has become the goal of many progressive businesses and most start-ups today, especially those driven by Silicon Valley values. The lineup of successful disruptors is a who’s who of business, with both hot brand cachet and cold cash from their mega-profits.

FedEx Chairman, President and CEO Addresses Energy Security on CNBC

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October 16 2013

Today, FedEx Chairman, President and CEO Frederick W. Smith appeared on CNBC’s Squawkbox ahead of his keynote address at “OPEC +40: A National Summit on Energy Security,” hosted by Securing America’s Energy Future (SAFE) in Washington, DC.

Video: CNBC Squawk Box - The U.N. and Business Oversight

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Watch UN Global Compact Executive Director Georg Kell's live interview on CNBC's Squawk Box, as he shares key findings from the Global Compact's flagship Global Corporate Sustainability Report 2013.

Click here to see the video and transcript on CNBC.com

Information Revelation on CNBC Europe - Clean Energy, Emissions

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SAP Chief Sustainability head Peter Graf, along with Ericsson lead Elaine Weidman-Grunewald, explains the profound effect the information and communications industries can have on clean energy and emissions.

The computing sector consumes around 2% of the world's electricity, but recent studies suggest it can reduce energy needs of other industries by up to 18%. With such an enormous impact possible, why isn't adoption happening faster? What can be done to accelerate change? How can we motivate the industry to reduce consumption faster?

Tupperware Brand's CEO Rich Goings Interviewed by Jim Cramer

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Tupperware Brands Chairman and CEO Rick Goings sat down with Jim Cramer to discuss the company’s first quarter sales and how its product innovation and sustainability efforts have impacted the company’s ongoing success.

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