For more than 100 years, Better Business Bureau has been helping people find businesses, brands and charities they can trust. In 2016, people turned to BBB more than 167 million times for BBB Business Profiles on more than 5.2 million businesses and Charity Reports on 11,000 charities, all available for free at bbb.org. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is the umbrella organization for the local, independent BBBs in the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as home to its national and international programs on dispute resolution, advertising review, and industry self-regulation.
Our Vision: An ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers trust each other
Our Mission: To be the leader in advancing marketplace trust
We do this by:
Setting standards for marketplace trust
Encouraging and supporting best practices by engaging with and educating consumers and businesses
Celebrating marketplace role models
Calling out and addressing substandard marketplace behavior
Creating a community of trustworthy businesses and charities
BBB sees trust as a function of two primary factors – integrity and performance. Integrity includes respect, ethics and intent. Performance speaks to a business’s track record of delivering results in accordance with BBB standards and/or addressing customer concerns in a timely, satisfactory manner.
BBB ensures that high standards for trust are set and maintained. We exist so consumers and businesses alike have an unbiased source to guide them on matters of trust. We provide educational information and expert advice that is free of charge and easily accessible.
BBB Accreditation is an honor – and not every business is eligible. Businesses that meet our high standards are invited to seek BBB accreditation. Businesses deemed to meet Accreditation Standards are presented to the BBB’s Board (or designees) for review and acceptance as a BBB Accredited Business. To read more about our Accreditation Standards, click here.
All BBB accredited businesses have agreed to live up to our Standards for Trust, a comprehensive set of best practices for how businesses should treat the public in a fair and honest manner. To review our Standards for Trust, click here.
BBB does not compare businesses against each other but rather evaluates businesses against our standards – and our standards clearly speak to the character and competence of an organization.
We seek individuals that personify the personality traits that BBB represents. These traits include being:
In return, our employees enjoy generous benefits and an opportunity to contribute to advancing trust in the marketplace on a daily basis.
California Mailing Address:
8690 Aero Drive, Suite #115 – 224
San Diego, CA 92123
Atlanta Office Address:
510 Plaza Dr. Suite 2230
Atlanta, GA 30349