MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., has recognized promotional products retailer 4imprint for business ethics and integrity. At the Wisconsin Torch Awards for Ethics ceremony today in Milwaukee, 4imprint was named runner-up among companies with more than 501 employees, tying with Thrivent Financial® for runner-up recognition. Harley-Davidson Motor Company® won the Wisconsin Torch Award for Ethics in the large employer category.
“The Torch Awards celebrate businesses and charities in our community that exemplify ethics in the marketplace,” said Ran Hoth, President and CEO of the Better Business Bureau Serving Wisconsin. “It is our pleasure to highlight these inspiring companies, all of whom put a high priority on ethics and integrity with their customers, their employees, their vendors, and their donors.”
The award, presented during a luncheon ceremony, honors companies, charities and individuals who represent ethics and integrity in Wisconsin. To apply for the award, 4imprint submitted information on ways it promotes a culture of ethics and integrity. The award, sponsored by the Better Business Bureau of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc., also considers the tone leaders use to promote ethics in the workplace.
“Every day, I am fortunate to be surrounded by a group of people who works hard to live by the Golden Rule, treating others as we’d wish to be treated,” said Kevin Lyons-Tarr, CEO, 4imprint. “That’s what makes this a true honor for our entire team.”
Torch Award recipients were selected by a dozen business ethics experts, who evaluated applicants based on ethical practices, service excellence, reputation, honesty in advertising, peer recognition, management practices and ethical behavior training for employees.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company is the registered trademark of H-D U.S.A., LLC. Thrivent Financial is the registered trademark of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Fraternal Benefits Society: Wisconsin.
4imprint is part of 4imprint Group, Plc, a publicly traded company on the London Stock Exchange, serving more than 100,000 businesses with promotional items throughout the United States, Canada, United Kingdom and Ireland. 4imprint offers corporate gifts, personalized gifts, custom t-shirts, promotional pens, travel mugs, tote bags, water bottles, Post-it® Notes, custom calendars, custom shirts and much more. For additional information, visit www.4imprint.com.