BBB helps people find and recommend businesses, brands, and charities they can trust.

In a world full of overwhelming choices, it can be difficult to find verified, unbiased information. There are more than 30 million businesses in North America alone; and online shopping sites all around the world. With thousands of free and subscription websites offering reviews, reports, directories and listings, who can you really trust? BBB is the one place you can find it all.

BBB is at its core a social enterprise, dedicated to building marketplace trust and helping startups and established businesses of all sizes choose to be ethical and socially responsible.

Your BBB constantly works to:

  • Set standards for ethical business behavior and monitor compliance. Almost 400,000 Accredited Businesses meet and commit to our high standards.

  • Provide more than four million online Business Profiles to help consumers find trustworthy businesses.

  • Set standards for and evaluate thousands of advertisements each year to ensure that people can trust what advertisers say.

  • Evaluate and sets standards for thousands of charities so donors know where their money is going.

  • Coach businesses on ethical behavior and how to build stronger, more trusting relationships with their customers.

  • Offer yearly scholarship opportunities to high school and middle grade students.

  • Provide relevant educational resources to both consumers and business owners while also sending expert speakers into the community.

BBB offers its national and local consumer services both online and in person. We work to positively impact our community while encouraging organizations to choose to be better. Through our efforts, we help millions of people each year.

The Council of Better Business Bureaus(CBBB) is the network hub for BBBs in the US and Canada. Like BBBs, CBBB is dedicated to fostering honest and responsive relationships between businesses and consumers -- instilling consumer confidence and advancing a trustworthy marketplace for all.



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BBB of Central Ohio
1169 Dublin Rd
Columbus, OH 43215