📚 Good Business #13 • Better World Books
😍 Spreading Love
🌰 Good business in a nutshell
Better World Books
Problems - Millions of books are thrown away by libraries when new editions arrive.
What they do - Collect unwanted books from libraries and resell them. The profits are invested in promoting literacy around the world.
How they started - Founders started selling their textbooks online. As the next step, they collected books from University and resold them at a profit.
Areas of Impact - Quality Education, Responsible Consumption and Production, Climate Action
Over 26 million books donated
Over $28 million raised
Over 320 million books reused
Who started everything - Christopher Fuchs, Jeff Kurtzman and Xavier Helgesen