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Anthony Hobley, head of climate change at Fulbright Norton Rose, says that if businesses do not adapt to climate change, the crisis faced will make the current one "look like a tea party".
Analyst calls payout for Blackberry executive a "big payout on a dismal run" and says the news for the company seems to "get worse by the minute."
Jyrki Tervonen, CFO at H&M, comments on the company's strong third quarter, how it remains a "small player" in China and therefore has "huge potential" there, and on the group's online strategy.
LONDON, Sept 26- Companies increasingly factor extreme weather into their strategic planning and a report from the United Nations due on Friday is expected to underscore the heightened risks they face.
Pierre Gattaz, chairman of MEDEF, tells CNBC that the increase in taxes in the French budget is a bad blow for competitiveness, growth and jobs.
CNBC's Jon Fortt talks with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos about the company's new initiative to "be interesting." And Mark Mahaney, RBC Capital Markets analyst, shares his thoughts on Amazon's new lineup of Kindle Fire tablets.
Herve Humler, Ritz-Carlton president & COO, shares his thoughts on luxury lodging and reveals his company's new development plan to increase the number of properties to 100 by 2016.
Steve Allan, M&A practice leader at Towers Watson, highlights that M&A deals have declined globally except in the U.S. where acquirers have gone on to outperform.
Steve Milunovich, UBS, discusses Apple's strategy to continuing making high end phones, as the tech giant launches the newest versions of its smartphone in a highly competitive market.
Jason Bontempo of Glory Resources, discusses red tape in Greece and explains why any foreign company should closely watch the local elections taking place in the country.
Daniel Ives, managing director at FBR Capital Markets, talks about Oracle's results which saw a slight rebound but highlights that the group has a "few tough quarters ahead" before it sees brighter day.
Paul Griffiths, CEO of Dubai Airports, talks about the upcoming opening of the second Dubai airport, and why it has the potential to become the world's largest airport.
*Investors focus on Syria, Fed meeting next week. NEW YORK, Sept 13- Brent crude oil edged higher on Friday, erasing losses of over $1 in a run-up in the hour before the settlement as uncertainty over negotiations between the United States and Russia over Syria's chemical weapons put investors back on edge.
Walter Boettcher, EMEA chief economist at Colliers International, discusses why compared to the U.S. few European companies are reshoring their assets and says the trend is not reshoring but "best-shoring".
Paul Simpson, CEO of CDP, highlights that there is a financial case for companies to curb their greenhouse emissions, but that there are not listening to it.
Bob Pittman, Clear Channel chairman & CEO, discusses how his partnership with Warner Music will take radio and the music industry to the next level.
Dan Primack, senior editor at Fortune, comments on the upcoming Dell shareholders' vote and how the Icahn opposition has been positive for them and whether the group can still be turned around.
Walter Isaacson, Aspen Institute and "Steve Jobs" author, discusses the legacy of Apple's founder and the future of the tech giant.
Steven Levy, Wired Magazine, and Tim Stevens, CNET, weigh in on whether too much information has been leaked out of Apple's ecosystem, and if secrecy is the secret to the tech giant's success.
Tom Forte,Telsey Advisory Group, and Andrew Tonner, The Motley Fool, share their thoughts on Apple's new iPhones and possible distribution deal in China, ahead of the tech giants big announcement later today.