Better Business Bureau (BBB) of NWNC is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Torch Awards for Ethics. Consumers and businesses have until September 16 to submit an entry for award consideration.

Every year, BBB honors local businesses that go above and beyond in their commitment to trust and ethics in the marketplace. Any for-profit company based within BBB’s 14-county territory is eligible for the Torch Award distinction.

Consumers can nominate a deserving company on BBB’s website by filling out a short entry form. Self-submissions by employees and business owners are also encouraged. The finalists selected based on nomination entries will be notified on October 10. Winners will be announced at the annual Torch Awards gala slated for the evening of November 10.

To nominate a business, visit Corporate sponsorship opportunities are available.