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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.

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11 Mar: Best Buy Celebrates An Award-Winning Culture of Ethics

The way we work, shop and communicate has significantly changed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. What hasn’t changed, however, is our approach to how we do business at Best Buy.

We strive to be at our best in every decision, every day, and we’re proud to be recognized by Ethisphere as one of World’s Most Ethical Companies for the seventh time. We are one of only three retailers on this year’s list, which looked at issues such as COVID response, diversity initiatives and environmental practices.

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23 Feb: Best Buy Tops Barron’s List of 100 Most Sustainable Companies

Best Buy is proud to rank No. 1 on Barron’s prestigious list of 100 Most Sustainable Companies for the second time.

We previously achieved this honor in 2019 and have now placed in the top five for four straight years. We ranked No. 5 last year.

This recognizes our company’s leadership across a comprehensive range of areas, from workplace diversity to carbon reduction. We aim to be a good corporate citizen in our interactions with all stakeholders, including employees, customers, vendors, our communities and the environment.

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09 Feb: Best Buy Named to Forbes’ Best Large Employers List

We are proud to again be named to Forbes America’s Best Large Employers list, ranking among the top 10 companies in retail.

This list reflects the views of employees across America — both their likeliness to recommend their employer as well as perceptions of other employers. We jumped to No. 106 on this year’s list, up from No. 398 a year ago.

At Best Buy, we are dedicated to attracting and retaining the best employees. These are the areas in which we focus:

  • Inclusion and diversity – We believe in maintaining a supportive and inclusive culture that values everyone’s talents, life experiences and backgrounds.
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01 Feb: Best Buy Named to Fortune’s 2021 List of World’s Most Admired Companies

Best Buy has once again been named to Fortune’s list of the World’s Most Admired Companies.

This prestigious list recognizes companies that are leaders across a variety of performance and reputation metrics. Best Buy was recognized within the category of specialty retailers.

Our placement on this list is a testament to the work done by employees every day to use their expertise and passion to serve our customers, bringing to life our purpose to enrich lives through technology.

We also made the list last year.

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27 Jan: Best Buy Included in Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

Best Buy has been included in Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index for the second consecutive year, demonstrating our commitment to inclusion and diversity at all levels of the company.

The 2021 index includes 380 companies across 11 sectors and 44 countries. We are one of only 138 U.S. companies and seven retailers on the Index.

In a business environment that has significantly changed, it’s more important than ever for companies to attract and retain diverse talent, including women. In order to be successful in this, a company must offer flexible work arrangements, work/life balance and an inclusive environment.

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02 Dec: Best Buy Earns Top Retailer on Newsweek Most Responsible Companies List

Best Buy has been named to Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies 2021, and we’re proud to be the top retailer on the list.

We jumped to No. 22 in the ranking, up from No. 53 last year. We earned a score of 87.3 out of 100, just a few points back from the top score of 93.2.

Being included on the list demonstrates our commitment to corporate responsibility and sustainability. The pandemic has underscored the need to focus on the issues most important to our stakeholders while keeping our customers, employees and customers safe.

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24 Nov: Best Buy ranks high on list of Most Admired Companies for HR

Best Buy is pleased to rank No. 10 on Human Resource Executive magazine’s list of the Most Admired Companies for HR 2020.

The list is composed of 52 companies that are considered the best of the best at leading in workplace innovation. Human Resource Executive and research partner Korn Ferry use data collected for the Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companieslist and recalibrate it to focus on four criteria that have a strong connection to HR: management quality, product/service quality, innovation and people management.   

Since last year, our ratings improved across all four attributes, moving us to the top spot among specialty retailers on each of them.

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30 Oct: Best Buy Ranks No. 12 on Best ESG Companies List

We take great pride in how we treat our employees, our planet and the communities we serve — and that’s only become more important to us during the COVID-19 pandemic.

That’s why we’re honored to rank No. 12 on Investor’s Business Daily’s 2020 Best ESG Companies list, which recognizes the top 50 businesses that are “doing well for humankind and the environment, but also doing right for investors.” We’re this year’s top-ranked retailer.  

The pandemic has magnified the importance of environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices.

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14 Oct: Best Buy Lands in Top 25 of Prestigious JUST 100 List

Best Buy is proud to be named to the 2021 JUST 100 list, which recognizes companies for doing right by all stakeholders.

This is our first time on the prestigious list. We climbed more than 200 spots to earn the No. 25 ranking.

“Our company’s purpose is to enrich lives through technology, and to bring this to life we know our employees need to feel supported and empowered, especially given the challenges we have all faced this year,” Best Buy CEO Corie Barry said.