Canadian Solar Wins Randstad Award as One of Canada's Most Attractive Employers

Canadian Solar Inc., (the "Company", or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has won the Randstad Award as One of Canada's Most Attractive Employers, in a survey by Randstad Canada, the country's leading staffing, recruitment, and HR services company. Canadian Solar was selected as the fourth most attractive employer by more than 8,500 Canadians and ranked amongst the 150 largest companies in Canada.

In the Randstad survey, respondents ranked companies based on financial health, good training opportunities, long-term job security, opportunities for career advancement, strong management, interesting job content, a pleasant and stimulating working environment, competitive salaries and employee benefits, a good work-life balance, and progressive policies concerning the environment and society.

Marc-Etienne Julien, President of Randstad Canada, said, "Canadian Solar should be extremely proud to be recognized as the fourth most attractive employer in Canada this year. Winning the Randstad Award is an achievement which cements a company's position among Canada's very best employers. Canadian Solar ranked highly with Canadians when it came to a good work-life balance and concern for the environment and society."

Canadian Solar, founded in 2001 in Ontario, has successfully grown to be one of the world's largest solar power companies, with a fast growing, utility-scale solar project business and global solar module business. The Company has a staff of over 7,000 employees across the globe.

"This is a big honor for us as it validates our employee-first philosophy, which has been central to our growth and success since we founded the company in Canada 13 years ago. We take great pride in fostering a work environment that all employees can excel in by achieving their own professional goals, while knowing we are all at the same time making a positive contribution to the environment and to the communities we serve by expanding the use of sustainable, renewable solar energy," said Dr. Shawn Qu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Canadian Solar.

Source: Canadian Solar/