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Guinness World Records Honors One World: Together at Home Event With Historic Titles

Global Broadcast and Digital Event Achieves Record Titles for Impressive Number of Musical Acts and Funds Raised to Aid COVID-19 Relief Efforts
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One World: Together at Home Photos and Video: Here
(Credit:  Global Citizen Together at Home) 
Guinness World Records Title Certificate Presentation: Here
(Credit: Guinness World Records) 
(Terms: Limited Use Until June 5)

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One World: Together at Home Photos and Video: Here
(Credit:  Global Citizen Together at Home) 
Guinness World Records Title Certificate Presentation: Here
(Credit: Guinness World Records) 
(Terms: Limited Use Until June 5)

CIT Wins Three Stevie® American Business Awards

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NEW YORK — May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ — CIT Group Inc. (NYSE: CIT) today announced that it has won three Stevie ® American Business Awards for business excellence. The awards include a Gold award for Achievement in Management – Banking, a Silver award for FinTech Solution and a Silver award for Corporate Social Responsibility Program of the Year.

Bechtel Again Ranks #1 On ENR List of Top 400 U.S. Contractors

Improved transit, expanded access to safe energy, reduced hazardous waste keep the company in the top spot for 22nd consecutive year
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RESTON, Va., May 27, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Bechtel, a global engineering, procurement, and construction leader, has ranked No. 1 on the Engineering News-Record list of Top 400 U.S. contractors for the 22nd consecutive year. Engineering News-Record (ENR), the industry’s leading publication, compiled the rankings based on companies’ 2019 construction revenues.

Edward Jones Moves Up Ranks Among FORTUNE 500 for Eighth Consecutive Year

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St. Louis, May 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ —Financial services firm Edward Jones moved up 20 spots on the FORTUNE 500 for its eighth consecutive appearance on the annual list, which is published by FORTUNE magazine.

FORTUNE magazine ranks the largest U.S. companies by revenue. Edward Jones moved up 20 spots to No. 336, with more than $9.5 billion in net revenue for 2019, an increase of 10.8 percent year-over-year.

Call for Entries: Data Science Breakthroughs for an Inclusive Recovery

data.org launches a $10MM Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge
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The fight against COVID-19 underscores how interconnected our world has become. At the same time, the pandemic has also exposed and exacerbated many existing challenges facing economies, and the fragility of micro and small businesses. As we look to the future, there is an opportunity to build a stronger and more inclusive economy coming out of this crisis.

Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education Receive Prestigious CODiE Award for Best STEM Instructional Solution for Grades 6-12

Innovative No-Cost Dynamic Digital Content Building STEM Thinking Earns Prestigious Industry Recognition
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SILVER SPRING, Md., May 22, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) – the principal trade association for the software and digital content industries – recently announced the winners of the 2020 CODiE Awards in education technology. Arconic Foundation and Discovery Education was named Best STEM Instructional Solution in the Grades 6-12 category for their Manufacture Your Future initiative.

CITGO Private Foundation Announces Almost $500,000 in COVID-19 Donations for Venezuela

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HOUSTON, May 21, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The Simón Bolívar Foundation Inc. (Simón Bolívar Foundation), the non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation, is awarding up to $278,380 from its COVID-19 Small Grants Program to ten 501(c)(3) charitable organizations for the ongoing development of health-focused projects in Venezuela. These organizations join the program's earlier grantees, bringing the number to 15 nonprofit organizations for a total donation of $475,343 in grants to help Venezuelans in need during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Boosting the Impact of Social Purpose Leaders

Nonprofit organization GRAVIS receives this year's American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award in recognition of its work in India's Thar Desert
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To continue backing the communities we serve around the world, including the nonprofit leaders who are helping drive positive change, American Express today announced the recipient of the 2020 American Express Leadership Academy Alumni Award: Prakash Tyagi, executive director of the India-based NGO, GRAVIS. The organization works to expand access to clean water, food, education and healthcare in rural communities in the Thar Desert.

National Trust for Historic Preservation and American Express Announce First-Ever “Virtual Preservation Month”

These 31 days of experiences help people at home enjoy the beauty and comfort of historic places
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The National Trust for Historic Preservation, in partnership with financial supporter American Express, has opened a window to the world of adventure during Preservation Month this May.

data.org Issues an Open Call for $10MM Inclusive Growth and Recovery Challenge

Challenge Will Reward Scalable and Breakthrough Projects that use Data Science to Support Inclusive Growth and Recovery
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