Alexandre Spatuzza is a journalist based in the São Paulo region of Brazil.
The Brazilian makeup giant is working hard to confront the environmental issues that come from fast international growth.
The nonprofit is also connecting students and small companies with multinationals including IBM, Microsoft and Intel.
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GE and Whirlpool are finding energy savings through performance-based contracts for industrial and household machines.
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