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San Diego, Orange and Imperial Counties
Torch Awards: How To Apply

Follow these steps to complete a Torch Award Entry.

For assistance or more information, please contact Shelley Bradley at or by telephone at (858)637-6199.

1. Company must complete and sign an official 2014 entry form (entry form is available now).

2. Submit a digital format (Power Point or PDF file) highlighting your committment to high ethical standards of behavior in the follow 5 judging criteria (maximum total of 202 pages):

  1. Management Practices (50 pages max)
  2. Community/Investor/Stakeholder Relations (50 page max)
  3. Communications and Marketing Practices (50 page max)
  4. Industry Reputation (50 page max)

3. Company must include a 2-page Executive Summary. The summary should:

  1. Explain why company merits consideration for the award
  2. Highlight specific business and management practices relevant to the award
  3. Illustrate company’s commitment to standards that build trust in the marketplace
  4. Explain company’s position on integrity and standards of conduct in relationships with all stakeholders

Submission deadline for all entry is Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm

For assistance or more information, please contact Trang Nguyen at or by telephone at (858) 637-6199