CSA Group selects CNW for international news release distribution

TORONTO, March 4, 2015 /CNW/ - From your favourite hand-held devices to the bridge you cross on your way to work, technology is deeply entrenched into all aspects of our daily lives. As a result, technical standards for safety and sustainability are more important than ever.

CSA Group is a leading standards development organization and a global provider of testing and certification services. With the CSA mark appearing on billions of products around the world, the organization is dedicated to educating both consumers and manufacturers on the importance of safety and performance requirements and certification.

In order to reach their target audiences, CSA Group has selected CNW (Canada Newswire) for international news release distribution.

"As an international organization, we have a global communications mandate," said Allison Hawkins, Manager, Corporate Affairs, CSA Group. "CNW's newswire allows us to reach more media in more places than anyone else, and its website syndication network extends the reach of our message to additional audiences worldwide."

"CNW is pleased to welcome CSA Group to our client roster," said Nicole Guillot, President and CEO, CNW Group. "We recognize the importance of the work that they do and look forward to helping them get the word out about their organization online and in the news."

CNW provides clients with access to the most comprehensive global distribution network available today: more than 200,000 newsrooms in 170 countries and 40 languages.  An additional 8,000 websites receive syndicated news release content worldwide.

For more information on how syndicated distribution can help you reach your communications goals, download our article Generating Content Discovery with Syndicated Distribution.

Members of the media searching for CSA Group content can now find it on CNW's newswire feed, or at newswire.ca. Follow CSA Group news by setting up an email alert for the company at myCNW or by downloading the CNW App and selecting Environmental Products & Services from within the Industry filter.

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About CSA Group
CSA Group is an independent, not-for-profit membership association dedicated to safety, social good and sustainability. Its knowledge and expertise encompass standards development; training and advisory solutions; global testing and certification services across key business areas including hazardous location and industrial, transportation, plumbing and construction, medical, safety and technology, appliances and gas, alternative energy, lighting and sustainability; as well as consumer product evaluation services. The CSA certification mark appears on billions of products worldwide. For more information about CSA Group visit www.csagroup.org

About CNW Group
CNW Group Ltd. (a PR Newswire company) gets people talking about Canadian brands online and in the news. Best known for its newswire, a digital service that provides simultaneous distribution of news releases and multimedia content to news media and markets locally and globally, CNW also provides professional video, photography and webcast production, translation, regulatory filing and printing services as well as monitoring and measurement platforms. Founded in 1960, CNW is a premium service offering bilingual assistance, 24/7. www.newswire.ca

SOURCE CNW Group Ltd.

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For further information: Allison Hawkins, Manager, Corporate Affairs, 416-747-2615, allison.hawkins@csagroup.org; Laurie Smith, CNW Group, Phone: 416.388.0711, Email: laurie.smith@newswire.ca


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