Kent-based JLT Web Solutions is a finalist for the Better Business Bureau Great West + Pacific (BBBGW+P) 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalists, highlighting businesses recognized as trustworthy community role models.
BBBGW+P serves more than 200 million consumers in its eight-state service area, released Sept. 7 its 2022 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Finalists.
JLT Web Solutions is one of five Small Business Finalists in Washington. The others are All Weather Heating, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration LLC – Snoqualmie; Arclight Painting – Bothell; Des Moines Escrow Inc – Des Moines; and ResCom Railing Systems LLC – Arlington.
Winners of the 2022 BBB Torch Awards will be announced during a live, online ceremony scheduled for Oct. 27 on the BBBGW+P YouTube page.
The Torch Awards for Ethics is the most prestigious honor BBBGW+P bestows on businesses operating within Alaska, Central Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and Western Wyoming. Winners are selected based on their organization’s commitment to character, culture, customers and community.
“The Torch Awards provides businesses the opportunity to be honored by one of the most recognized symbols of trust in the marketplace,” said Tyler Andrew, president, and CEO of BBBGW+P. “This year’s finalists have completed a rigorous application process and have successfully demonstrated how they build trust with their employees, customers, and communities.”
For-profit businesses and 501(c)(6) organizations are eligible to apply for the BBB Torch Awards. Additional criteria are based on an organization’s size and the number of years in operation. Organizations are categorized as small, medium, large and spark, an award presented to companies that have been in business fewer than five years.
The Torch Awards application asks organizations to provide real-world examples of their success in areas that include
• Solving ethical dilemmas
• Creating a culture of trust
• Demonstrating civic involvement in the community
• Building better customer relationships
Applications are evaluated by an independent, voluntary panel of judges comprised of business and community leaders who have previously received a Torch Award.