Prometric, a trusted provider of market-leading test development and delivery solutions, today announced that it has been awarded the 2011 Torch Award for Marketplace Excellence by the Better Business Bureau (BBB) of Greater Maryland. The Torch Award pays tribute to businesses that demonstrate high standards of honesty and integrity toward customers, employees, shareholders and the community.
A panel of judges evaluated applicants for evidence of ethical standards of behavior, a steadfast reputation over time, policies to ensure ethics and truth in their sales advertising and how a company’s management practices promote integrity in the workplace. Torch Award winners are acknowledged to reveal exceedingly high standards of behavior toward all stakeholder audiences and have a reputation for noteworthy contributions in their industry and community.
“We consider it part of our normal course of business to provide test takers and clients with stellar customer service, to require employees and partners to operate in compliance with strict ethical standards and to enforce honesty and integrity across the entire testing industry,” said Michael Brannick, president and CEO of Prometric. “Being given this award recognizes the extent to which we go in order to practice business ethically and truthfully. As such, we are honored to have been selected as a 2011 Torch Award winner and are proud of the global employees and partners who work every day to keep our high standards enforced.”
“Trust and credibility are essential given the sensitive nature of Prometric’s business,” said Angie Barnett, president & CEO, BBB | Greater Maryland. “By making ethics the foundation of their business, Prometric maintains strict standards to ensure fair testing and accurate results while securing the personal information of millions of people,” added Barnett.