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Stephen M.R. Covey at the 2017 Hawaii BBB Torch Awards
Fri, March 31, 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM HST
Encouraging and supporting ethical business practices is a key purpose of the Better Business Bureau. The Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics is the most prestigious award the BBB can present to a business or nonprofit. Being a recipient indicates that the business or nonprofit not only believes in the high standards promoted by the BBB, but also consistently acts on them and continuously integrates them into daily practices.
Come join us March 31 at the Sheraton Waikiki for a special evening honoring some of Hawaii's top businesses!
The 2017 BBB Torch Awards finalists are:
- Large Business:
- Airgas USA, LLC
- PEMCO, LTD.
- HEMIC: Hawaii Employers’ Mutual Insurance Company, Inc.
- Medium Business:
- CW Maintenance Inc.
- R&C Roofing Contractors
- Puna Kamali’i Flowers, Inc.
- Small Business:
- Honey Bee Cleaners LLC
- Luis and Eddie Soltren Construction
- Windward Jewelers
- Non-Profit Torch Award Winner
- YWCA Oahu
Keynote Speaker: Stephen M. R. Covey, author of The Speed of Trust
Stephen M. R. Covey is a co-founder of CoveyLink and the FranklinCovey Global Speed of Trust Practice. A sought-after and compelling keynote speaker and advisor on trust, leadership, ethics and high performance, he speaks to audiences around the world. He is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of "The SPEED of Trust," a groundbreaking and paradigm-shifting book that challenges our age-old assumption that trust is merely a soft, social virtue and instead demonstrates that trust is a hard-edged, economic driver.
Over the years, Stephen Covey has gained considerable respect and influence with executives and leaders of Fortune 500 companies as well as with mid- and small-sized private sector and public sector organizations he's consulted. Clients recognize his unique perspective on real-world organizational issues based on his practical experience as a former CEO.