Better Business Bureau: Now accepting nominations and applications for 2022

Milwaukee, Wis – Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin (BBB) is now accepting nominations and online applications through March 15, 2022 for both the Wisconsin BBB Torch Awards for Ethics and BBB Spark Awards.

BBB encourages everyone to nominate a deserving Wisconsin business who demonstrates strong, ethical business practices. Businesses and nonprofits of any size throughout Wisconsin are eligible to be nominated and apply.

The BBB Torch Awards for Ethics were created to honor ethical Wisconsin companies and nonprofits who demonstrate high ethical standards and exemplify excellence in business practices. These organizations build trust among their employees, customers and their communities by creating a culture of honesty, transparency and integrity.

“Winning the Torch Award provided an opportunity for us to formally talk about the importance of ethics in our company,” said Karen Katz of EO Johnson Business Technologies, a past Torch Award recipient. 

Click here to nominate a business for a 2022 BBB Torch Award for Ethics or click here to apply on behalf of your business for a BBB Torch Award for Ethics.

The BBB Spark Awards recognize social entrepreneurs, startup founders and new business owners that embody the Three C’s of Trust: Character, Culture and Community. A business is eligible to apply if it has at least one business owner under the age of 35 OR businesses if the business is less than three years old in operation under a business owner of any age.

Click here to nominate a business for a 2022 BBB Spark Award or click here to apply on behalf of your business for a BBB Spark Award.

To learn more and apply, visit or contact us at [email protected].

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For more information or further inquiries, contact the Wisconsin BBB at, 414-847-6000 or 1-800-273-1002. Consumers also can find more information about how to protect themselves from scams by following the Wisconsin BBB on FacebookTwitterInstagram and YouTube.

ABOUT BBB: For more than 100 years, the Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2020, people turned to BBB more than 220 million times for BBB Business Profiles on 6.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at There are local, independent BBBs across the United States, Canada and Mexico, including BBB Serving Wisconsin which was founded in 1939 and serves the state of Wisconsin.