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New Mexico (NM) Ethics in Business Awards

Awards to New Mexico Nonprofits, Businesses, and
Individuals for Exceptional Conduct in Business Practices

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Samaritan Counseling Center

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Awards to recognize New Mexico businesses, nonprofit organizations, and individuals for exceptional business and ethical conduct. Awards are available in four different categories. Awards are also intended for demonstrated leadership by a candidate under age 40. Nominees must show how their practices benefit the workplace, marketplace, environment, and community.

This program honors companies and individuals in New Mexico that demonstrate a strong commitment to the highest level of ethical business practices in daily operations, management, and personal philosophies and in their response to crises and challenges.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 172349

Number of Grants:

4 awards available.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

A company or individual may be nominated by a customer, client, employee, consultant, vendor or private citizen who is impressed with the company’s or an individual’s demonstration of its ethical practices.

For-Profit Businesses, Nonprofit Organizations, and Individuals are eligible for nominations.

Young leaders must be under 40 at the time of the award.

The following are NOT eligible for nomination for New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards in all categories:

- Sponsors of NM Ethics in Business Awards events or their principals (CEO, President, Managing Director, Executive Director) in any amount above table sponsor level in the year of their award.
- Businesses or non-profits which have been operational for less than 5 years in New Mexico at the time of nomination.
- Government agencies and elected officials.
- Nominations in more than one category within the same year. If an individual and business is nominated in the same year, the individual will determine the category of nomination that they would like to proceed with.
- Previous recipients may not be re-nominated for the category of their previous award.

Also ineligible:
Samaritan Counseling Center Board members, current Samaritan employees and NM Ethics and Business Awards Committee Members and their spouses:
- Individuals during their term of service or employment.
- Nominees that present the appearance of impropriety.
- Businesses in which current members or their spouses are principals (i.e., CEO, President, Managing Director, Owners)
- Non-Profit Organizations in which current members or their spouses are the Executive Director or hold a position of influence on the direction of the Non-Profit.
- A waiting period of two years is required after a member leaves the board, completes an EIB committee or leaves employment.

The following are NOT eligible to nominate candidates for the New Mexico Ethics in Business Awards in all categories:

- Individuals may not self-nominate.
- Members of the Ethics in Business Committees or subcommittees may not submit nominations but can inform other community members about the nomination process.
- Companies or individuals with awards named for them may not make nominations in their category.

Pre-Application Information:

The completed nominations will be reviewed and vetted by the Ethics in Business Awards Nomination and Screening Committee, with finalists going through an additional Q&A process led by students in the Fall 2017 Business Ethics courses at the UNM Anderson School of Management.

Finalists should expect 3-4 phone and/or in-person meetings with students that will last 1-2 hours each visit between September and December 2017.

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Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Nomination for a For-Profit Business:

Nomination for the Ethical Young Leadership Award:

Nomination for a Nonprofit Organization:

Nomination for an Individual:

Alternatively, mail to:

Att: Resource Development Office
Samaritan Counseling Center
1101 Medical Arts Ave NE, Bldg #3
Albuquerque, NM 87102

E.R. Naaz
Phone: 505-814-2626

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New Mexico