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.


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.

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


16 Sep: Best Buy Named A Best Employer For New Grads

It was a university career fair that first sparked Haylee Weaver’s interest in Best Buy.

The management information systems student wasn’t really sure what she was looking for at first, and she felt a bit overwhelmed by the event until she saw the Best Buy booth. It was a brand she was familiar with, so she stopped to learn more. 

She talked to a company recruiter who helped place her in an internship that matched her skills. Then, following graduation, Haylee accepted a job as a product analyst on Best Buy’s digital and technology team.


19 Aug: Best Buy Recognized For Leading With Inclusion

Best Buy is proud to be among 98 companies named to the 2020 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index.

We’re one of just two retailers on the index, which helps us understand trends and gaps in demographic representation within our organization.

“I believe everyone should have an equal opportunity to achieve their dreams and be provided with access to resources and the support to do so,” said Amelia Hardy, vice president of inclusion and diversity. “Best Buy is committed to becoming one of the best places to work by creating space and experiences to allow employees, customers and communities to succeed.”


28 Jul: Recognized By Forbes — And Employees — As A Best Employer For Women

Brandy Cardozo, the general manager at our Best Buy store in Melbourne Beach, Florida, remembers the exact moment a fire was lit in her to become a strong female leader.

She was working for a different retailer at the time, when her boss came up to her and said, “I don’t know why you’re working so hard. Your kind never gets promoted.” He was talking about women.

She eventually did get promoted, but one day she looked around and realized how discouraged she was by being the only woman in the room of male leaders.


01 Jul: Best Buy Scores 100% On Disability Equality Index

Best Buy has once again earned a perfect score of 100% on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), ranking among the leading companies on the list of Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.

The DEI is a prominent benchmarking tool for Fortune 1000 companies and leading law firms to gauge their level of disability workplace inclusion against competitors. The criteria include culture and leadership, enterprisewide access, community engagement, supplier diversity and employment practices, such as benefits, recruitment and retention.

At Best Buy, we believe that an accessible and inclusive workplace is vital to attracting and retaining the best talent and to delivering a great employee experience.