BBB Honors Four Businesses with International Award
for Outstanding Leadership Character and Organizational Ethics
Four Additional Companies Named Finalists
Arlington, VA, (November 17, 2020) – The Better Business Bureau Institute for Marketplace Trust announced today the winners of the 2020 BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics. These businesses are being recognized for their outstanding commitment to leadership character, social responsibility, and high standards of organizational ethics that benefit their customers, employees, and communities. The businesses selected to receive this year’s award are:
“This award makes a powerful statement about the commitment of companies to maintain strong relationships with their employees, and the emphasis they place on exceptional customer service,” said Melissa Trumpower, executive director of the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust. “By recognizing the exemplary commitment of this select group today, we encourage all businesses and leaders to follow the examples set by our honorees.”
Winners and finalists are selected by an independent panel of judges. Businesses are evaluated against criteria such as leadership commitment to ethical practices; communication of ethical practices; leadership practices to unify the organization; organizational commitment to performance management practices; organizational commitment to ethical human resource practices; and organizational commitment to the community. To be eligible for entry in the BBB International Torch Awards for Ethics, a business must first be a winner of their local BBB awards program.
Four additional businesses were named finalists in the 2020 competition.
About the BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust
The BBB Institute for Marketplace Trust is the educational foundation of the International Association of Better Business Bureaus and a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Its goals are to advance trust in the marketplace through programs that promote best practices and business ethics, raise consumer awareness and training about scams, fraud, and deceptive advertising, and build financial and digital literacy. The Institute offers in-person and online training, print and digital educational resources, scholarships, and programs, and works with BBB offices across the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
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For more information about the Torch Awards for Ethics visit BBB International.
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