About Your Better Business Bureau
Now in its 13th year, the Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics is the BBB’s annual awards program that honors outstanding local companies and nonprofit organizations that have demonstrated a commitment to ethical business practices, both in operations and in terms of being ethical, reliable and responsive to employees, vendors and customers. Six for-profit companies and one nonprofit organization were honored as top winners of a 2010 BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, while 12 others were named as finalists.
A keynote address was delivered by College Football Hall of Fame coach John Robinson, Encinitas resident and former head coach of the Los Angeles Rams, University of Southern California and University of Nevada at Las Vegas. Currently, Robinson is a radio commentator for NFL games with the Sports USA Radio Network. Sempra Energy was the presenting sponsor of the 2010 Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics.