March 30, 2012
HAWAII'S BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU ANNOUNCES 2012 BBB TORCH AWARDS FINALISTS
HONOLULU (March 30, 2012) – Hawaii's BBB, the leader in advancing marketplace trust, has announced the finalists of its 2012 BBB Torch Awards program. Finalists were selected in the Small Business, Medium-size Business, Large Business and Public Charity categories.
A panel of judges comprised of past recipients evaluated the applicants for evidence of ethical standards of behavior, a steadfast reputation over time, policies to ensure ethics and truth were demonstrated in their sales advertising and how management practices promote integrity in the workplace.
Torch Award recipients will reveal exceedingly high standards of behavior toward customers, employees and shareholders; adhere to truthful advertising and sales p ractices; and, have a reputation for noteworthy contributions in their industry and community.
The 2012 BBB Torch Awards finalists are:
- Small Business Category: HI Employment, Julie Ford Schweitzer Consulting, Kahala Associates and Renewable Energy Technologies.
- Medium-Sized Business Category: Hawaii Human Resources, Inc (HIHR), Pac Rim Marketing Group, and RevoluSun
- Large Business Category: Alaka’i Mechanical Corporation, Farmers Insurance and New York Life Insurance Company.
- Public Charity Category: Hospice Hawaii, Institute of Human Services and People Attentive to Children.
Winners will be announced at the 2012 BBB Torch Awards Luncheon on Wednesday, May, 2nd at the Sheraton Waikiki.
Individual tickets are $100 for BBB Accredited Businesses and nonprofit organizations, and $130 for all others. Corporate table sponsorships are also available. To purchase tickets or for more information about the BBB Torch Awards, call Hawaii’s BBB at 628-3901, from the Neighbor Islands call toll free at 1-877-222-6551, or visit www.hawaii.bbb.org