Awards

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02 Jun: Best Buy listed as a 2022 Best Employer for New Grads

Cap and gown? Check.

Diploma? Check.

New job? Check … Best Buy out.

Forbes magazine has recognized Best Buy as one of America’s Best Employers for New Graduates for 2022. It’s the fourth year in a row we’ve made the list, which identifies companies young professionals would most highly recommend to family and friends. Employers are ranked based on criteria such as their workplace experience, career opportunities and the values and purpose of the company.

Starting a new job after completing college is a big deal, and Kyle Tekautz is one of many recent grads kicking off their professional lives at Best Buy.

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03 May: Best Buy named to Forbes’ 2022 Best Employers for Diversity list

Best Buy is proud to be included on the 2022 Forbes list of Best Employers for Diversity as one of the top four retailers on the list. It’s our third consecutive year making the rankings that recognize leadership and commitment toward building a more inclusive workplace.

We were named to this list based on results from a survey of 60,000 people who ranked their employers on topics such as age, gender and LGBTQIA+ equality. Companies were also evaluated on diversity among top executives and board members.

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24 Nov: 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.

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  • 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.
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19 Nov: Best Buy named one of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies

Best Buy is proud to be included on Forbes’ inaugural ranking of the World’s Top Female-Friendly Companies, a list that identifies companies that are leading the way on supporting women inside and outside their workforces.

We ranked among the top third of the 300 companies on the list. And we’re one of only 20 companies on the list with a woman CEO.

Forbes teamed up with market research company Statista to survey 85,000 women in 40 countries. Respondents were asked to rate their employers on criteria such as pay equity, parental leave and opportunities for advancement.

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12 Oct: Forbes names Best Buy to 2021 World’s Best Employers list

We’re excited to announce that Best Buy today was named to Forbes magazine’s list of the World’s Best Employers.  

We were selected based on employee survey results, helping us gain a spot among 750 companies from across the globe. It’s the second time Best Buy has received this recognition. 

Forbes surveyed 150,000 workers in 58 countries to create the list. Participants were asked to rate their own employer, as well as others in their industry. The survey considered every aspect of an employee’s experience, such as working conditions, salary, diversity and potential for growth. 

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20 Aug: 3 reasons Best Buy is consumers’ top-ranked appliance retailer

There’s no better place to buy appliances than Best Buy — just ask our customers.

For the fifth straight year, we’ve received J.D. Power’s award for highest customer satisfaction among appliance retailers. We’re proud of the work our teams have done to create a great shopping experience, from researching and picking out products to having them delivered and installed. 

We ranked No. 1 in four of the key areas considered as part of J.D. Power’s 2021 Appliance Satisfaction Study. The results are based on 21,477 evaluations from customers who had purchased home appliances during the past 12 months.

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04 Aug: Best Buy named one of Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators

Best Buy has always embraced innovation. We take a lot of pride in transforming the way people buy technology — and that transformation has only accelerated in recent years.

We’ve undergone a total digital transformation and shifted to agile ways of working. While that approach is deeply rooted within our Digital & Technology team, our broader commitment to innovation has extended across our entire company, including our retail operations, social impact work, and inclusion and diversity efforts.

But you don’t have to take our word for it.

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27 Jul: Best Buy named to 2021 Best Employers for Women list

For the third straight year, Best Buy has been named to Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Employers for Women.

The ranking is based on an independent survey that asked respondents to rate their employers and peer companies based on topics such as development, salary, benefits, diversity and the likelihood of recommending their employer.

At Best Buy, we are committed to gender equity. We were recently named one of Parity.org’s Best Companies for Women to Advance, and we were included in Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index.

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22 Jun: Parity.org names Best Buy one of ‘Best Companies for Women to Advance’

For the second straight year, Parity.org has named Best Buy to its list of Best Companies for Women to Advance.

The list recognizes 34 companies that have implemented exemplary benefits, policies and programs that ensure women have significant opportunities to advance their careers. Only 11 large companies made the 2021 list, based on a rating that considered recruitment, benefits, executive preparation, measurement and overall representation.

Best Buy is committed to inclusion and diversity, and we’re proud to have women leaders at the highest levels of our company.

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26 May: Best Buy named one of the Best Employers for New Graduates

For the third year in a row, Best Buy has been named one of Forbes’ Best Employers for New Graduates.

This list identifies the companies that young professionals would most highly recommend to family and friends. They were asked to rate their employers based on criteria such as their workplace experience, career opportunities and the values and purpose of the company.

We’re proud to be recognized by Forbes with this latest honor. Additionally, the magazine has named Best Buy to its lists of America’s Best Employers for DiversityAmerica’s Best Large Employers, and America’s Best Employers for Women.

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20 Apr: Best Buy Named to Forbes’ List of America's Best Employers for Diversity

For the second year in a row, Forbes has ranked Best Buy as the No. 65 company on its list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity.

We were named to this list based on results from a survey of 60,000 people who ranked their employers on topics such as age, gender and LGBTQIA+ equality.

At Best Buy, we pride ourselves on continuing to build an inclusive culture. We aim to reflect the population of the communities we serve to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers and our employees.

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20 Apr: Best Buy Named ENERGY STAR Partner Of The Year For 8th Year In A Row

For the eighth consecutive year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Best Buy as an ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year.

We’ve also received the distinction of Sustained Excellence for being awarded Partner of the Year for more than two straight years. The Sustained Excellence award is the highest honor from the ENERGY STAR program.

We are proud of this recognition and the work we do every day to help our customers save energy. That includes our commitment to help our customers reduce their own carbon emissions 20% by 2030 through the use of ENERGY STAR certified products, saving more than $5 billion on their energy bills.