Butterfly Pavilion Named Winner of the BBB of Denver/Boulder Torch Awards for Ethics
WESTMINSTER, CO – Butterfly Pavilion announced that it has been named a Winner for Large Non Profit the Better Business Bureau of Denver/Boulder Torch Awards for ethics. 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.
Butterfly Pavilion joins the prestigious ranks of past award winners including Mile High United Way, Bayaud Enterprises, Big Brothers Big Sisters and Warren Village as recipients of the BBB of Denver/Boulder Torch Awards for ethics.
“It is a great honor to be able to celebrate ethics in the Denver/Boulder marketplace through the Torch Awards. Recognizing those businesses and nonprofits in our community who lead the charge by consistently exemplifying the BBB Mission of ethics, integrity and marketplace trust is an immense privilege, ” said Kim States, President and CEO of BBB Denver/Boulder.
“We are honored and thrilled to be nominated and awarded the Large Non Profit the BBB of Denver/Boulder Torch Awards for ethics. The BBB is a gold star standard of business quality and to be selected for our business practices, integrity involving donations and for our visitor service is such an honor.” Patrick Tennyson – CEO and President of Butterfly Pavilion.
About the Butterfly Pavilion
Founded in July 1995, as the first stand-alone non-profit invertebrate zoo in the nation, Butterfly Pavilion is an AZA accredited 30,000 square foot facility situated on an 11-acre campus provided by the City of Westminster, Colorado. The mission of the Butterfly Pavilion is to foster an appreciation of butterflies and other invertebrates while educating the public about the need for conservation of threatened habitats in the tropics and around the world.
About The Torch Awards
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.
About Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau
The BBB is an unbiased nonprofit organization that sets and upholds high standards for fair and honest business behavior. Businesses that earn BBB Accreditation contractually agree and adhere to the organization’s high stands of ethical business behavior. The BBB provides objective advice, BBB Business Reviews, BBB Charity Reports and educational information on topics affecting marketplace trust. To further promote trust, you BBB also offers dispute resolution services for consumers and businesses. The first BBB was founded in 1912. Today, there are 113 local, independent BBBs across the U.S. and Canada.