Altitude Announced as a Finalist for Business Ethics Award

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace announced Altitude Marketing as a finalist for the first annual Societas Award for Responsible Corporate Conduct.

The Societas Award is designed to show how real companies incorporate ethical standards and best practices throughout their business model. To be considered for the award, applicants submitted a detailed application package that addresses recognized elements of ethical business practices such as formal codes of conduct, compliance with both the letter and spirit of the law, accountability at all levels of the organization, and good corporate citizenship.

The winner of the competition will be revealed and presented with an award on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at DeSales University in Center Valley at the 7:00 a.m. breakfast. Altitude is a finalist along with local businesses, ATMOS, Inc.; Lafayette Ambassador Bank and Prudential Patt, White Real Estate.

“The four finalist’s prepared impressive applications that clearly met the criteria for eligibility,” said Kevin Flemming, chair of the award committee. “The board of directors [of the Forum for Ethics in the Workplace] is very enthusiastic with the response we received in the first year of the program.”

He explained that the Forum breakfast on September 8 and will include a presentation featuring segments from each company’s application. Students from the Business Department of DeSales will participate in the presentation as well.

About the Forum

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace is a not-for-profit, wholly-owned subsidiary of DeSales University in Center Valley, PA. The Forum seeks to provide opportunities for people to come together for study, reflection, conversation, and action on ethical issues in the workplace. The Forum hosts a quarterly breakfast series at DeSales that feature guest lecturers on topics of controversy or current interests that have real-world ethical implications. More information can be found on the Forum’s web page at

About Altitude Marketing

Altitude Marketing is a full-service, integrated marketing firm located in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, less than an hour from Philadelphia. Altitude Marketing ensures that all your marketing efforts—web, email, PR, advertising, direct mail, events, social media—work together according to a sustainable marketing plan customized to your business goals.

At Altitude, strategy drives your marketing efforts, not tactics. Our clients appreciate our big picture approach to communications—anchored in strategy, fueled by expert copywriting and design, supported with the latest technologies and tested with your customers and prospects. Altitude provides a wide range consulting and production services for branding, web design and development, e-commerce, SEO, email marketing, public relations, social media, print and TV advertising and trade show planning and management. Visit us at