The Better Business Bureau Torch Awards for Ethics recognize companies who display an outstanding level of ethics and integrity in all of their business dealings.
These companies generate a high level of trust among their employees, customers and their communities. This award is open to all for-profit businesses located in Central, Northern & Western Arizona who are in good standing with BBB. Accreditation with BBB is not required.
How does it work?
A company must first be nominated for the award. (Nominations for 2017 are closed. Nominate a company for the 2018 awards here).
There are five available size categories based upon number of employees:
After a company is nominated, they are asked to complete an online evaluation questionnaire. The entry asks each company to demonstrate their commitment to ethics by addressing the following six categories:
The Judging Process
Entries are then reviewed by an independent panel of judges. The judges determine the finalists and award recipients for each category.
A company is not eligible to compete if any of the following conditions apply:
Contact BBB's Institute for Ethics at email@example.com.