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Sep 22, 2014, 15:44 ET

Standards Council of Canada approves new national standard to help address the effects of climate change on Canada's North

Download Inuktitut version of this news release   OTTAWA, Sept. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - The Standards Council of Canada (SCC) and CSA Group are...

Sep 22, 2014, 12:19 ET
Jay Gould, president and CEO of American Standard Brands, will speak about the Company's commitment to improving sanitation around the world at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting on September 23, 2014. (PRNewsFoto/American Standard Brands)

American Standard CEO to Lead Global Sanitation Session at Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting

American Standard Brands President and CEO Jay Gould will speak at the 10th Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting tomorrow on the topic of...

Sep 22, 2014, 09:30 ET

Kevin Parker Appointed to SASB's Board of Directors

 The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board™ (SASB)™, a 501c3 non-profit organization that develops sustainability accounting...

Sep 18, 2014, 15:26 ET

Potential Legal Claims and Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity Assessment Bodies Will Be the Focus of ANSI's 2014 Legal Issues Forum

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a Legal Issues Forum, addressing Best Practices for Standards Developers and Conformity...

Sep 17, 2014, 08:00 ET

American Parents Struggle To Save For Higher Education, Manage Living Expenses

Costly living expenses prevent many parents from saving for their children's higher education, according to a survey released today by Certified...

Sep 15, 2014, 14:12 ET

ANSI Announces 2015 Student Paper Competition on Standardization as a Driver of Innovation

As part of its continuing efforts to raise awareness among postsecondary students of the strategic significance of standards and conformance, the...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:30 ET

Cooper Standard to Become Majority Owner of Largest Chinese Automotive Sealing Manufacturer

Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CPS), the parent company of Cooper-Standard Automotive Inc. ("Cooper Standard"), today announced it has agreed...

Aug 28, 2014, 10:51 ET
John M. Loper, CFP(R), Director of Corporate Relations, CFP Board (PRNewsFoto/Certified Financial Planner ...)

CFP Board Appoints John M. Loper, CFP® as Director of Corporate Relations

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. (CFP Board) announced today that it has hired John M. Loper, CFP® as Director of...

Aug 27, 2014, 13:04 ET

New Mobile Compatible Version of the ANSI Webstore Launched

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce that an updated version of its eStandards Store (eSS) featuring...

Aug 27, 2014, 08:40 ET
Standard Media Index (PRNewsFoto/Standard Media Index)

Standard Media Index Appoints Scott Grunther as Executive Vice President of Media

 Standard Media Index (SMI), the global decision grade data and solutions provider, today announced the appointment of Scott Grunther as...

Aug 26, 2014, 15:36 ET

ANSI Announces Winners of 2014 Student Paper Competition

 The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, and its Committee on Education...

Aug 26, 2014, 09:00 ET

Standard Metals Processing, Inc. Announces Purchase of Heavy Construction and Milling Equipment for Tonopah Property

 Standard Metals Processing, Inc. (OTC-QB: SMPR) (the "Company") and Tonopah Custom Processing, Inc. ("TCP") (a subsidiary of Tonopah Milling...

Aug 22, 2014, 11:20 ET

Standard Pacific Homes Debuts New Community In Phoenix

 Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, today announced the Grand Opening of The Villages in the...

Aug 21, 2014, 12:10 ET

Standard Metals Processing, Inc. Announces Progress at Tonopah Property

 Standard Metals Processing, Inc. (OTCQB: SMPR) (the "Company") and Tonopah Custom Processing, Inc., ("TCP") (a subsidiary of Tonopah Milling...

Aug 20, 2014, 12:47 ET
NGO Water For People will be distributing 600,000 American Standard SaTo sanitary toilet pans over the next five years to residents in developing countries using open pit latrines. (PRNewsFoto/American Standard Brands)

American Standard Partners with Water For People to Improve Sanitation Facilities Worldwide

A new partnership between American Standard Brands and NGO Water For People will focus on improving quality of life and access to safe sanitation...

Aug 20, 2014, 11:11 ET

Switching to the 24-Hour Workday: Financial Implications of Stay-at-Home Parenting

Choosing to transition from two incomes to stay-at-home parenting isn't an easy decision, but is the right choice for many families. This decision...

Aug 14, 2014, 14:16 ET
American Standard Vice President - Design Jean-Jacques L'Henaff (front) leads the Company's newly reorganized creative design team, comprised of skilled members Greg Reinecker, Emilie Williams, Christophe Bucher, Gabriela Ravassa and Alyson Lyons. (PRNewsFoto/American Standard Brands)

American Standard Expands U.S. Design Team with Addition of Three Experienced Creative Pros

 As part of its ongoing effort to expand and enhance the role of design across its key business processes, American Standard Brands recently...

Aug 14, 2014, 09:00 ET

CFP Board Enlists All CFP® Professionals in Research to Shape the Future of Financial Planning Profession

All Certified Financial PlannerTM professionals – more than 70,000 individuals – are asked to participate in a large-scale...

Aug 08, 2014, 18:50 ET
Standard Pacific Homes introduces two new, upscale communities at Heritage lake in Southern California. Home shoppers are invited to tour the eight new models this weekend. For more details, visit (PRNewsFoto/Standard Pacific Homes)

Standard Pacific Homes Announces Grand Opening Of Two New Communities At Heritage Lake In Southern California

Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality, announced today the Grand Opening of Newbridge and Carmel in Menifee's...

Aug 08, 2014, 11:00 ET

CFP® Education Program Graduates Find Certification Valuable

New research from Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc. and Kansas State University indicates that graduates of CFP Board...