Five Local Companies Receive Distinguished Award for Ethical Practices from BBB

Better Business Bureau | May 18, 2018

Better Business Bureau serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB) awarded five companies the 2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics during its 17th annual dinner, sponsored by Desert Financial Credit Union.

The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics recognize firms whose business practices and related activities exemplify BBB’s mission and principles to ensure the marketplace remains fair and honorable.

2018 BBB Torch Awards for Ethics Winners Are…

Category I (1 – 10 employees)
25th Street Automotive (Phoenix) – an automotive repair, consultation, and planning business, committed to developing strong, long-term relationships with customers and employees by doing what is right.
More: 25thstreetautomotive.com

Category II (11 – 20 employees)
VOX Landscaping and Construction (Cave Creek) – a full-service landscaping, remodeling, and design company that prides itself on navigating the multi-layered construction process through trust.
More: voxlandscape.com

Category III (21-50 employees)
Norris Air, Inc. (Mesa) – a family-owned business that not only delivers quality work, but also supports the community by donating and installing AC/heating systems to those in need.
More: norrisairinc.com

Category IV (51-150 employees)
George Brazil Plumbing and Electrical (Phoenix) – a company that provides old fashioned, high quality service done right the first time to create comfortable, healthy, safe and energy efficient places to live and work.
More: georgebrazilplumbingelectrical.com

Category V (151 + employees)
Cypress HomeCare Solutions, LLC (Phoenix) – an in-home personal care agency, providing quality, individualized and compassionate care to clients.
More: cypresshomecare.com

“No matter what size, companies will face challenges that, at times, might test their integrity and ethics,” said Matthew Fehling, President/CEO for BBB Serving Pacific Southwest. “Doing what’s right versus what’s convenient is not always the standard in business and BBB’s Torch Awards for Ethics seeks to not only find companies doing the right thing, but also honor them for their commitment to building trust in the marketplace.”

BBB also honored 10 finalists for their dedication to ethical practices:
An Estate in Time (Scottsdale)
Arizona Pest Squad (Tempe)
Larson Air Conditioning, LLC (Scottsdale)
Magic Touch Mechanical (Mesa)
Forrest Anderson Plumbing & Air Conditioning, Inc. (Glendale)
John’s Refrigeration (Mesa)
Arizona Foundation Solutions, LLC (Phoenix)
BoldLeads (Chandler)
George Brazil Air Conditioning & Heating (Phoenix)
Isagenix International (Gilbert)

Known around the world as “CEO Whisperer,” Cameron Herold delivered an energetic keynote address on attracting the right people to work for your organization and how to create a clear vision. The event’s four hundred attendees also received a copy of his new book, Vivid Vision.

Desert Financial Credit Union (DFCU) served as title sponsor for the second year and surprised attendees by including them in their Year of Giving campaign. Attendees received gift cards to pay it forward and others were able to select a charity of their choice for DFCU to make a $500 in the individual’s name. Co-hosts of Arizona Daily Mix Pat McMahon and Catherine Anaya served as masters of ceremonies.

For more information on the winners and finalists of the 17th annual BBB Torch Awards for Ethics, visit torchawards.arizonabbb.org.

About BBB of Central Arizona Foundation
BBB Foundation is BBB’s local, 501(c)(3) affiliate incorporated in 1982 to support BBB’s mission of advancing marketplace trust. BBB Foundation provides education to consumers of all ages about wise spending and fraud prevention. Supported largely by donations from BBB Accredited Businesses and an annual golf tournament, BBB Foundation is provides objective information on topics affecting marketplace trust. For more information about BBB Foundation, visit instituteforethics.arizonabbb.org.

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