SDG&E named ethics partner for BBB’s ethics awards

The San Diego Better Business Bureau (BBB) has announced that San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has been named the “ethics partner” sponsor for the 2011 BBB Torch Awards for Marketplace Ethics, the BBB’s annual awards program now in its 14th year. The BBB Torch Awards program honors outstanding local for profit companies and non profit charitable organizations that demonstrate a commitment to ethical business practices, both in operations and in terms of being ethical, reliable and responsive to employees, vendors and customers, according to Sheryl Bilbrey, San Diego BBB president/CEO. This year’s 2011 Torch Awards will be presented at a luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at the Town and Country Resort Hotel in Mission Valley. SDG&E is a regulated public utility that provides safe and reliable energy service to 3.5 million consumers through 1.4 million electric meters and more than 850,000 natural gas meters in San Diego and southern Orange counties. The utility’s area spans 4,100 square miles. For more information about the BBB Torch Awards, visit and click “News Center” and “Events.”