The Torch Awards are an annual ceremony during which BBB recognizes local businesses and charities that demonstrate an exceptional commitment to ethics. Guests enjoy a catered dinner and drinks, and honor the prestigious businesses and nonprofits keeping ethics alive in our community. To purchase tickets or inquire about a corporate sponsorship, please visit go.bbb.org/DenverTorch.
Arbitration and Mediation
BBB actively seeks trained arbitrators and mediators as volunteers for our dispute resolution process. Arbitration and mediation are effective and inexpensive ways to resolve business/consumer disputes before they escalate. To find out how to volunteer, go.bbb.org/BBBADR.
Become a BBB intern
BBB’s internship program offers professional experience for candidates interested in BBB’s Operations, Business Development, Marketing, Public Relations, Business Relations, Nonprofits Program, and Events and Social Media. BBB Interns gain valuable and transferable skills, as well as a leg up in today’s competitive job market. To learn more, visit go.bbb.org/BBBIntern.
BBB offers students ethical decision-making tools through our LIFT program. Those who want to get involved may volunteer their time, sponsor a program, or make a one-time donation. To find out more, visit go.bbb.org/EthicsEducation.
BBB believes that preparing an ethical workforce is essential to generating economic growth in Colorado. For this reason, BBB provides a variety of student scholarships, ranging from $1000 to $15,000 and for both general and industry-specific purposes. Denver Scholarship Foundation matches every dollar we receive in scholarship donations. To find out more, visit go.bbb.org/BBBScholarships.
Corporate Event Sponsorships
BBB offers local businesses the opportunity to sponsor many events throughout the calendar year. Sponsoring a BBB event provides an exclusive opportunity for networking, advertising, and a chance to demonstrate a commitment to ethics in the marketplace. To learn more, visit go.bbb.org/CommunitySponsorship.
For businesses that meet BBB’s Standards for Trust, BBB offers a variety of accreditation packages. BBB Accredited Businesses may use BBB’s logo on their advertising materials, and receive exclusive discounts for services such as advertising and dispute mediation/arbitration. For more information, go to go.bbb.org/BBBAccredited.
BBB Serving Denver/Boulder offers local area 501c3 nonprofit organizations that meet all 20 BBB Standards for Charity Accountability the opportunity to participate in the BBB Accredited Charity Seal Program. This seal grants organizations use of the BBB Accredited Charity logo, to assure donors that their organizations are operating responsibly. The goal of the BBB Accredited Charity Seal Program is to offer a highly visible accountability tool that will help inform donors, assist charities in establishing their commitment to ethical practices, and encourage greater confidence in giving. For more information, visit go.bbb.org/CharityAccreditation.
Daniel Olvera Leal