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These booksellers are not perfect but they have much better records than many of their competitors. They have all scored well in Ethical Consumer's Product Guide which surveys the social and environmental records of these companies or they are B-Corporations which are legally required to consider the impact of their decisions on their workers, customers, suppliers, community, and the environment.
Better World Books is a certified B-Corporation based in the US and sells both new and second hand books. It is a for-profit social enterprise and is committed to supporting literacy. Every time you purchase a book from Better World Books they donate a book to someone in need and they also give grants to non-profits and libraries for literacy projects. They scored very highly in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers
Bookshop.org is an online bookstore and is a B-Corp with a mission to financially support local, independent bookstores. They give away over 75% of their profit margin to bookstores, publications, authors and others who make up the thriving, inspirational culture around books and you can choose to donate all the profit from the purchase of your book to your local bookstore.
ebooks is an independent ebook retailer that was rated very highly in the Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.
World of Books is based in Sussex and sells second-hand books. They have a particular focus on sustainability and the circular economy. It is a certified B-Corporation, which commits the company to these goals. It scored very highly in Ethical Consumer's guide to book sellers.