Blanchard Award
Blanchard Award

The Blanchard Ethics in Business Award

Background

The live oak, Georgia’s state tree, is a perennial and universal symbol of rectitude and the symbol of The Blanchard Ethics in Business Award. The first Award for Outstanding Stewardship and Ethics in Business was established in 2009 and awarded James Hubert Blanchard. Known since then by the name of its first recipient, the award recognizes outstanding stewards of business ethics and corporate responsibility for success in these areas.

Purpose

To recognize outstanding stewards of business ethics and corporate responsibility in their successful careers and to demonstrate the need for business support of education at all levels.

Process

Nomination forms are available via email at: helton_ed@columbusstate.edu. Submissions will be accepted until the June 30 deadline. Any forms received after this date may roll over to the next award year.

Requirements

Nominees are individuals with records of outstanding business success and ethical behavior, which records are well known to the judges. The award winner has been an outstanding steward of business ethics and corporate responsibility over a long career.

Recognition

The winner of the Blanchard Ethics in Business Award will receive appropriate recognition at the annual Jim Blanchard Leadership Forum. His/her name will be inscribed on the award.

Contact

Ed Helton, Assistant Vice President for Leadership Development, Columbus State University, helton_ed@columbusstate.edu, or (706)568-2469.