GUELPH, Ontario, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that the company has been named Canada's Most Attractive Employer in the sixth-annual Randstad Award survey. The Randstad Award Program, organized by Randstad Canada -- the country's leading staffing, recruitment, and HR services company -- awarded Canadian Solar for its commitment to work-life balance and environmental and social awareness. This is the third consecutive year that Canadian Solar has been honored with a Randstad Award and the first time that the company has taken the top spot.
In an independent survey polled among more than 9,500 Canadians between the ages of 18 and 65, the Randstad Award program ranks companies in the areas of financial health, positive training opportunities, job security, career advancement, strong management, engaging work content, a reasonable work-life balance, and corporate social responsibility. Canadian Solar, whose corporate slogan "Make the Difference" embodies the company's core values, is proud to be a Canadian company with global reach. Having grown to almost 9,000 team members in 20 countries worldwide, Canadian Solar's global reach has positive universal appeal with true Canadian spirit.
Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar, commented, "Being named Canada's Most Attractive Employer is an honor and real sign of achievement for Canadian Solar. We thank Randstad Canada for hosting this annual event and recognizing the companies throughout the nation that reflect the career aspirations and employer mentality of the nation. With our commitment to renewable energy, we look forward to improving the lives of both Canadians and the international community through our sustainable solutions."
About Canadian Solar Inc.
Founded in 2001 in Canada, Canadian Solar is one of the world's largest and foremost solar power companies. As a leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic modules and a provider of solar energy solutions, Canadian Solar has a geographically diversified pipeline of utility-scale power projects. In the past 14 years, Canadian Solar has successfully deployed over 14 GW of premium quality modules in over 90 countries around the world. Furthermore, Canadian Solar is one of the most bankable companies in the solar industry, having been publically listed on NASDAQ since 2006. For additional information about the company, follow Canadian Solar on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or on the website.
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