Our Local History

From January 1987 to January 2004, Pueblo was independent of Colorado Springs. At that time Pueblo was known as the Southern Colorado Better Business Bureau. The Colorado Springs BBB then became the Better Business Bureau of the Pikes Peak Region

In January 2004 the BBBs in Pueblo and Colorado Springs joined forces to become the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado. We now service 25 counties in the region.

There are four Better Business Bureaus currently serving the Colorado population:
Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado, Colorado Springs, CO.;  Better Business Bureau of Denver/Boulder, Denver, CO; Better Business Bureau Serving Northern Colorado and Wyoming, Fort Collins, CO; Better Business Bureau Serving New Mexico and Southwest Colorado, Albuquerque, NM.

Today your BBB serves about 2,700 member businesses and is still growing. We are recognized as a valuable source of marketplace information and impartial dispute settlement services. Both businesses and consumers turn to us for information and support. Typically, the Bureau services begin before marketplace problems occur. With about 40,000 records, we provide company reports, called reliability reports, on local businesses and non-profit organizations. This allows consumers and businesses to make an informed decision before doing business together.

Your Better Business Bureau System represents the concept of self-regulation in the marketplace through voluntary cooperation. We are a public service supported by private businesses. We are considered an important information resource for businesses and consumers. Although we are affiliated with the 100 bureaus across the U.S. and Canada, each bureau is a separate corporation. The Council of Better Business Bureaus is located in Arlington, VA. The Council issues charters for local bureaus, provides support services and monitors adherence to standard guidelines.

Your BBB is a private, non-profit organization classified as a 501-C-6. The Colorado Institute for Social Impact is classified as a 501-C-3.