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Best Buy recognized with awards for sustainability, diversity

From carbon reduction to workplace diversity, Best Buy is proud to be a good corporate citizen.

And you don’t have to take our word for it. We’ve been recognized by a range of leading organizations as a leader on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.

Here’s a quick look at a few of our most recent awards and recognitions.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index

  • The news:  We remain on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for the 11th consecutive year.
  • How we stack up: We’re in the 89th percentile among retailers worldwide.
  • Why it matters: The index tracks the stock performance of the world’s leading companies in terms of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria. This helps investors apply a sustainability best-in-class selection process to their investment decisions.

FTSE4Good Index

  • The news: We remain on the FTSE4Good Index for the eighth consecutive year.
  • How we stack up: Our score is in the 87th percentile among retailers around the world.
  • Why it matters: The index serves as a bench-marking tool for investors who incorporate ESG performance into their portfolios.


  • The news: We retained our AAA status, the highest possible, thanks to our robust governance and strong data protection programs.
  • How we stack up: We’re in the top 3% among the 87 companies in the Retail-Consumer Discretionary category.
  • Why it matters: We maintained our industry-leading position with one of the top ESG data providers for investors.

Refinitiv’s Diversity and Inclusion Top 100

  • The news: We ranked No. 39 out of 11,000 publicly listed companies across the world based on metrics such as career development, board diversity and employee benefits.
  • How we stack up: We’re one of only eight specialty retailers on the list.
  • Why it matters: Refinitiv helps financial professionals make investment decisions, and diversity and inclusion is becoming an increasingly important factor.

Click here to learn more about other awards and recognition we’ve received.