BBB Now Accepting Entries for 2013 Business Ethics Award
RALEIGH, N.C. (September 26, 2013) - Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is now accepting entries for the 2013 Torch Award. This award recognizes companies and charities that are committed to exceptional standards for ethical business practices and service to their customers, employees, suppliers and communities.
Entries will be evaluated by an independent panel of prestigious judges from business communities in Eastern North Carolina. While BBB Accreditation is not a requirement, companies must be in business for at least three years and have earned at least a ‘B’ rating with BBB to be considered.
Benefits for winners include:
- Free Press & Publicity
- News release spotlighting the winner sent to area media
- Feature story in BBB’s newsletter
- Special promotion on BBB’s Web site
- Inclusion on BBB’s Voice Response System
- Presentation of Crystal Torch Award for permanent display
- Use of Torch Award Logo
In addition to naming winners, BBB will also recognize finalists in an ongoing campaign throughout the year.
To be considered, an organization must submit an application, along with all supporting documents, before 5pm on Monday, December 2, 2013. For assistance with applying for the Torch Award or to nominate a business, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Visit torchaward.org for additional information.
About BBB serving Eastern North Carolina
Better Business Bureau serving Eastern North Carolina is a 501(c)(6) not-for-profit corporation serving 33 counties in eastern North Carolina. The organization is funded primarily by BBB Accredited Business fees from more than 3,000 local businesses and professional firms. BBB promotes integrity, consumer confidence and business ethics through business self-regulation in the local marketplace. Services provided by BBB include reports on companies and charitable organizations, general monitoring of advertising in the marketplace, consumer/business education programs and dispute resolution services. All services are provided at no cost to the public, with the occasional exception of mediation and arbitration. Visit bbb.org.
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