Guinness World Records

PwC Competing Against Shaving, Toys and Delicious Food for Guinness World Record Award

Did you know PwC is a Guinness World Record holder? No, not for most coffees fetched by an intern. Rewind back to September of last year: Today, PwC US partners and staff throughout Southern California, Arizona and Nevada came together with thousands of local students and community organizations Playworks and Junior Achievement, to set the […]

PwC Sets Record for Largest Simultaneous ‘Suze Orman for Kids’ Session

On Tuesday, a bunch of PwC partners and staff in Southern California, Arizona, and Nevada attempted to hold the attention of third, fourth, and fifth graders with the topic of personal money management. There were so many P. Dubbers involved in fact, that it set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for "The Largest Simultaneous Financial […]

Ernst & Young Serving Simpler Businesses After the Sour Taste Left by Lehman Brothers

Actually, it’s just for the kids.

Ernst & Young LLP, a global professional services firm, will be the Presenting Sponsor of a Guinness World Records attempt by local area elementary school students to make history with the “Longest Lemonade Stand.”

The record-setting attempt will be made Saturday, August 20, National Lemonade Day, in Beverly Park in Beverly Hills, Michigan, with proceeds going to support local school initiatives. The Longest Lemonade Stand record attempt includes an age-appropriate curriculum specifically designed to use the lemonade stand concept to teach kids basic business principles.

The students have already sold nearly 300 individual stand “kits” to families representing 16 area public, private and parochial schools. Participating families will bring their individually decorated stand sections to the park on event day to create the 1,200-foot-long stand required for the Guinness World Record!

Considering the fact that it’s not uncommon for local authorities to take a no tolerance stance on non-compliant stands, I hope Ernst & Young has informed participants that attention to detail is very important in business.

[via LLS]