BBB Names 2017 Ethics Award Winners

April 26, 2017

Three businesses and one nonprofit from Northern Colorado were named recipients of the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics at the 19th annual event presented April 26 at the Embassy Suites Loveland by the Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming.

This year’s business award winners are:

  • Small business category:  Community Auto, Fort Collins

  • Medium business category: M&E Painting, Loveland

  • Large business category: Flood and Peterson, Greeley

  • Nonprofit category: Weld Food Bank, Greeley

2017 BBB Torch Award Winners

Winners of the BBB Torch Awards for Ethics are evaluated and judged on BBB’s six TRUST! Principles: Transformation at the Top, Reinforce and Build, Unite the Team, Steer Performance, Treasure People and !Enthusiastically Reinvest. In addition, nonprofit nominees are judged using BBB’s 20 Standards for Charity Accountability.

Peers, colleagues and customers nominate businesses and nonprofits for the awards. Business students at the University of Northern Colorado, Colorado State University and the University of Wyoming prepare entries on behalf of the nominees. An independent panel of judges selects winners.  
2018 marks the 20th BBB Torch Awards for Ethics and nominations are now open. To nominate a business or nonprofit, visit our nomination page. Deadline is July 14.

About Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust
BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust is a 501(c)(3) education foundation that provides businesses and consumers with education, resources and training on ethics. In fiscal year 2016-2017, the BBB Institute reached more than 5,000 people via outreach and education programs and awarded more than $13,000 in ethics scholarships and honorariums.