%u201CCouncil on Aging of West Florida is proud to receive this public recognition as trust, integrity, performance and ethics have always been at the heart of our standards,%u201D said John B. Clark, president and CEO of Council on Aging of West Florida. %u201CWe are also proud to be one of the first charities in northwest Florida to be designated as a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity. Even prior to us earning this accreditation in 2005, we have always been big believers in transparency and accountability.%u201D Council on Aging of West Florida is one of fewer than 10 area non-profit organizations in northwest Florida to have been designated as a Better Business Bureau (BBB) Accredited Charity.
This is the ninth year the Better Business Bureau Foundation of Northwest Florida is celebrating the Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics program. Businesses could self-nominate or be nominated by others. The Torch Award publicly recognizes businesses and charities that maintain a solid commitment to conducting their business practices in an ethical manner.
Council on Aging of West Florida is compliant with the Better Business Bureau's Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability. Learn more at www.bbb.org.