BBB serving New Mexico & Southwest Colorado and Samaritan Counseling Center calls for nominations for the 2018 New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards.As title sponsor of the NM Ethics in Business Awards, BBB serving New Mexico & SW Colorado is excited to help continue this great tradition. This program honors companies and individuals in New Mexico that demonstrate a strong commitment to the highest level of ethical business practices in daily operations, management and personal philosophies, and in their response to crises and challenges.A company or individual may be nominated by a customer, client, employee, consultant, vendor or private citizen who is impressed with a company’s or individual’s demonstration of ethical practices.Nominations are due electronically by Friday, August 4, 2017 for consideration at: ethicsinbusinessnm.com/nominate or by mail to:Attn: Resource Development OfficeSamaritan Counseling Center1101 Medical Arts Ave NE, Bldg #3Albuquerque, NM 87102What you need to know:Be sure to read and follow the instructions carefully. Before you submit a nominee, consider notifying that individual or company in advance as it will require some work on their part, as discussed further below.After the nomination period closes on August 4, 2017, all Nominees will be notified and asked to fill out a detailed application to supplement the information provided by you, the nominator. The application is straightforward and should take no more than 60-90 minutes to complete.Completed nominations will be reviewed and vetted by the Ethics in Business Awards Nomination and Screening Committee, with finalists going through an additional Q&A process led by students in the Fall 2017 Business Ethics courses at the UNM Anderson School of Management. Finalists should expect 3-4 phone and/or in-person meetings with students that will last 1-2 hours each visit between September and December 2017. As a nominator, please be prepared to provide contact information for 3-5 “stakeholders” (i.e. customers, community partners, employees, competitors, etc. – as applicable) for possible further student contact and interviews. For further information visit ethicsinbusinessnm.com or contact E.R. Naaz at 505-814-2626.ABOUT BBBBBB serving New Mexico & Southwest Colorado was founded in 1941. For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brand and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 172 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.3 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org.