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UNWTO and Sommet Education Offer 30 Scholarships Through "Hospitality Challenge"

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with Sommet Education for an innovative Hospitality Challenge.

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  • LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has partnered with Sommet Education for an innovative Hospitality Challenge.
  • The initiative will grant 30 scholarships for world class education programmes and support career climbers and switchers, entrepreneurs and innovators develop themselves and their projects and so help drive tourism's recovery.
  • These projects will be funded by Eurazeo, leading global investment group from which Sommet Education is a portfolio Company.
  • Sommet Education, global leader in hospitality management and culinary arts is committed to develop the Hospitality leaders of tomorrow.

Now Live: Realogy Launches First-Ever Real Estate Benefits Program Designed for AARP Members

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:00pm

MADISON, N.J., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, today announced AARP Real Estate Benefits from Realogy ,the first-ever real estate benefits program designed for the nearly 38 million AARP members, is now live.

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  • MADISON, N.J., June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, today announced AARP Real Estate Benefits from Realogy ,the first-ever real estate benefits program designed for the nearly 38 million AARP members, is now live.
  • AARP Real Estate Benefits from Realogywas created to assist Americans age 50 and older - one of the largest groups of recent home buyers and sellers.
  • "The real estate program from Realogy is designed to help AARP members successfully navigate an important milestone in their lives while saving money in the process.
  • The $1,250 represents the amount a home buyer or seller of a median priced home would receive if they participated in the AARP Real Estate Benefits Program from Realogy.

Services sector needs clear and well enforced Single Market rules

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 12:07am

The opinion drafted by Jean-Luc Vanraes (BE/Renew Europe), Member of Uccle Municipal Council, will be adopted in the CoR plenary session this week.

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  • The opinion drafted by Jean-Luc Vanraes (BE/Renew Europe), Member of Uccle Municipal Council, will be adopted in the CoR plenary session this week.
  • While services account for around 70% of both GDP and jobs in Europe, intra-EU trade in services represents only one third of intra-EU trade in goods and shows no signs of catching up.
  • At the same time, the legislative proposals for the European services e-card are blocked in the legislative process and the proposed directive on services notification procedure has progressed very slowly.
  • The services e-card was supposed to reduce these by half, which would have been of major benefit to SMEs", rapporteur Jean-Luc Vanraes recalls.

GrantWatch.com Announces New Category, SOCIAL JUSTICE

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 8:47pm

With social justice issues exploding in America, GrantWatch.com felt it was the right time to address this topic and create a path for nonprofit business and individuals working towards social justice.

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  • With social justice issues exploding in America, GrantWatch.com felt it was the right time to address this topic and create a path for nonprofit business and individuals working towards social justice.
  • The new social justice category includes grants specifically for:nonprofits, small businesses, municipalities, tribal organizations and community-based and faith-based organizations who focus on social justice, racial equality, economic justice, human rights and social change.
  • Libby continued, "We are ready, willing and able to accept many more social justice and other grant listings on GrantWatch.com.
  • Working together with both the funding source (government, foundations, corporations and philanthropists) and the community grant seeking organizations in need of funding to provide services to bring about social justice, we can change the world!"

CFC Tabulates Initial Results for 2019 Key Ratio Trend Analysis

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 8:55pm

DULLES, Va., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) has analyzed preliminary data for its 2019 Key Ratio Trend Analysis (KRTA), an annual assessment of financial trends among electric distribution cooperatives nationwide.

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  • DULLES, Va., June 29, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The National Rural Utilities Cooperative Finance Corporation (CFC) has analyzed preliminary data for its 2019 Key Ratio Trend Analysis (KRTA), an annual assessment of financial trends among electric distribution cooperatives nationwide.
  • CFC expects to release final KRTA numbers in late July.
  • Preliminary KRTA results are based on data submitted by 773 electric distribution cooperatives for the year ending Dec. 31, 2019.
  • Based on unaudited data reported by electric distribution cooperatives, KRTA provides electric cooperative CEOs and directors/trustees with a complete picture of their systems financial performance.

G20 Interfaith Forum Gathers Regional European Leaders for Consultation on COVID 19, Equality, Environment and Innovation

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 5:15pm

This spirit of solidarity is certainly present at European level and the European Commission considers it is an essential component of its post-crisis strategy.

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  • This spirit of solidarity is certainly present at European level and the European Commission considers it is an essential component of its post-crisis strategy.
  • The G20 Interfaith Forum seeks for global solutions by collaborating with religious thought leaders and political representatives.
  • Convened each year in the host country of the upcoming G20 Summit, the formal G20 Interfaith Forum for 2020 will be held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Oct. 13-15.
  • The G20 Interfaith Forum offers an annual platform where a network of religiously linked institutions and initiatives engage on global agendas.

VTB Group has published its 2019 Annual Report

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 6:03pm

Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.

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  • Dissemination of a Regulatory Announcement, transmitted by EQS Group.
  • The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.
  • VTB Group has published its 2019 Annual Report prepared in accordance with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) disclosure rules.
  • The document can be viewed or downloaded at VTB Group's website: https://www.vtb.com/akcionery-i-investory/
    A copy of the document has also been submitted to the National Storage Mechanism and will shortly be available at: https://data.fca.org.uk/#/nsm/nationalstoragemechanism

Archbishop Gregory on AJC Advocacy Anywhere Will Discuss Race in America: The Faith Perspective

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 4:57pm

WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On Tuesday, June 30, 11:00 AM (ET), Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will participate in an online dialogue with American Jewish Committee (AJC) entitled "Race in America: The Faith Perspective" as part of AJC's Advocacy Anywhere webinar series.

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  • WASHINGTON, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --On Tuesday, June 30, 11:00 AM (ET), Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory will participate in an online dialogue with American Jewish Committee (AJC) entitled "Race in America: The Faith Perspective" as part of AJC's Advocacy Anywhere webinar series.
  • In a conversation with Rabbi Noam Marans, AJC Director of Interreligious and Intergroup Relations, Archbishop Gregorywill discuss religion and race in America.
  • The discussion will focus on how faith can be a source for good as America confronts the current health and race crises.
  • American Jewish Committee, the leading global Jewish advocacy organization, launched its pioneering online series AJC Advocacy Anywhere on March 20.

UNFI and NCG Extend and Expand Relationship

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 1:03pm

United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) ("UNFI") and National Co+op Grocers (NCG) today announced they have reached a long-term supply agreement extension for UNFI to continue as the primary grocery wholesaler and national distributor to NCG-affiliated retail food co-ops.

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  • United Natural Foods, Inc. (NYSE: UNFI) ("UNFI") and National Co+op Grocers (NCG) today announced they have reached a long-term supply agreement extension for UNFI to continue as the primary grocery wholesaler and national distributor to NCG-affiliated retail food co-ops.
  • We have a strong history and relationship with NCG and are thrilled they are part of our UNFI customer family.
  • UNFI and NCG have worked together since NCGs inception in 1999, with UNFI primarily supplying NCG member co-ops with a wide variety of natural products.
  • NCG is a winner of the dotCoop Global Awards for Cooperative Excellence and a certified B Corp. Find a map of NCG member co-ops.

World Vision Provides Faster Aid to People in Need with Coupa

Monday, June 29, 2020 - 1:00pm

World Vision has been providing relief after natural disasters and other states of emergency for nearly 70 years.

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  • World Vision has been providing relief after natural disasters and other states of emergency for nearly 70 years.
  • As COVID-19 cases grew, the criticality of getting resources to the places most in need became even more important for World Vision, and Coupa's Business Spend Management (BSM) platform enabled a more nimble response.
  • "We are grateful for the work World Vision is doing and humbled to be able to support its relief efforts," said Steve Winter, chief revenue officer at Coupa.
  • Coupa empowers companies around the world with the visibility and control they need to spend smarter and safer.