The deadline for the 2018 award has closed but the next deadline (to be announced) will be mid-May 2019.
The space allowed for the answers and information requested is purposely limited to a character count of (250 words), so be concise. The judges panel is not looking for the volume, but rather for the quality of information.
When crafting responses to the questions, please keep in mind that business ethics is difficult to define. Obeying the law, meeting the standards of compliance for your organization, or treating people fairly are all expected behaviors, but are not examples of business ethics. How your organization upholds a right standard of conduct is the message the judges panel seeks to understand.
Nearly all of the entrants over the years have noted that the application process has been extremely helpful in creating a sound internal business ethics program and a useful document that will serve the organization in the coming years.
Again, the responses must be carefully crafted to fit the space allowed, so take your time.
For any questions or clarifications on this process, contact the ETHIE Award Process Committee at the RABEF offices (585) 383-1060 or the ETHIE Award Process Committee Chair Kara Martin at (585) 704-6381.
To enter the ETHIE Award competition, please complete the following questionnaire with the information requested.