BBB Torch Awards for Ethics The Better Business Bureau of Northwest North Carolina is now taking nominations for their annual Torch Award for Ethics.The Torch Awards for Ethics honor companies that demonstrate a high standard of ethics, generating trust among their employees, customers, and communities. The award embodies Better Business Bureau’s mission to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB Accreditation is not required. Please click here to nominate your favorite local business (even if it is your own!).