17 Jun: Best Buy Ranks High For Supply Chain Practices

Best Buy was the top-rated retailer in a new assessment of the supply chain practices at the largest global information and communications technology (ICT) brands.

We also ranked 10th overall among the 49 companies included in KnowTheChain’s 2020 ICT Benchmark. KnowTheChain is a nonprofit that serves as a resource for companies and investors to understand and address the risks of forced labor in global supply chains.

Best Buy scored 52 out of 100, well above the average score of 30.


16 Jun: Best Buy Rises On List Of 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Best Buy is proud to rank No. 46 on the 2020 list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, moving up 21 spots from last year.

This list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest public companies in the U.S. Our ranking places us in the top 5% of all companies evaluated, and we ranked second in the retail category.

ISS ESG, the responsible investing research arm of Institutional Shareholder Services, compiled the list.


25 Feb: Best Buy Named To Most Ethical Companies List for 6th Year

Best Buy is proud to be one of two U.S. retailers included on the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list by Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in ethical business practices. This is the 6th year we’ve received this honor.

For Best Buy, ethics is a critical foundation of our company. We not only expect our employees to act in an ethical manner, but also our suppliers, vendors and third-party business partners.

We recently released an updated Code of Ethics that outlines Best Buy’s fundamental beliefs, principles and expectations.


21 Feb: Barron’s, Fortune, CDP put Best Buy on prestigious lists

Best Buy is proud to be recognized by Barron’s, Fortune and CDP in their prestigious annual rankings of companies that lead in a variety of ways. These rankings reflect the ways Best Buy strives to enrich lives through technology by serving all stakeholders, including customers, employees, vendor partners, the communities in which we operate, the environment and shareholders.

Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in America

Best Buy came in at No. 5 on Barron’s 100 Most Sustainable Companies in America list for 2020, our third year in the top five.


03 Dec: Best Buy named to Newsweek’s Most Responsible Companies list

Best Buy landed at No. 53 on America’s Most Responsible Companies list, published by Newsweek. In the first year of the ranking, we earned the third-highest score among retailers.

Being a responsible company has been a focus of Best Buy for more than a decade. We believe in taking care of the environment, treating people well and helping our communities stay strong. We are proud of the milestones we have reached so far, such as collecting more than 2 billion pounds of e-waste for recycling.


22 Oct: Best Buy Increases Ranking on Indeed’s Best Retailers List

Thanks to reviews by our employees, Best Buy climbed two spots on Indeed’s Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Retailers list. We landed at No. 7, up from No. 9 last year.

We are especially proud of this award because it reflects our employees’ opinion about working for Best Buy. We work hard to build a culture focused on people – ensuring our employees love coming to work, while delivering amazing experiences for our customers.

So, what does it take to be a top workplace?


18 Oct: Best Buy named to Forbes list of World’s Best Employers

We are thrilled to be No. 66 on the 2019 Forbes list of World’s Best Employers, which includes 500 companies worldwide. Best Buy is also the top Minnesota-based company on the list.

Our purpose of enriching lives through technology has made our brand well known around the globe and continues to make an impact on millions of customers. Best Buy is made up of 120,000 employees who exceptionally serve customers in store, online and in customers’ homes.

We have more than 1,000 locations in North America.


19 Aug: Best Buy is Proud to be Named to Fortune’s Change the World List

Best Buy is honored to be named to Fortune’s Change the World list, which recognizes companies for using their business strategy and operations to make a positive social or environmental impact. We ranked No. 32 out of 52 on the list and are one of three retail companies.

We were recognized for our leadership role in helping customers live more sustainably. Best Buy offers customers electronics and appliances that save energy and money, keeps electronics in the “use” phase longer through repair and trade-in services, and recycles electronics and appliances.

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30 Jul: Best Buy named to Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

We’re proud to announce Best Buy has been named to the 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index. We’re one of 80 companies to be honored and one of only two retailers.

The Inclusion Index recognizes our company’s efforts and commitment in the following three focus areas:

  • Fostering diversity and inclusion in recruitment, retention and advancement;
  • Promoting a company culture that values diversity and inclusion; and
  • Sharing specific demographic data and progress made in hiring, retaining and promoting women, people of color and other minority groups.

10 Jul: Best Buy Ranks 7th on Forbes List of Best Employers for Women

Best Buy is proud to be named No. 7 on the recently released Forbes list of America’s Best Employers for Women. Best Buy is one of two retailers in the top 10.

It’s a sign of our commitment to gender equality. In fact, we have a number of high-ranking women in leadership, including CEO Corie Barry; Kamy Scarlett, chief human resources officer and president of U.S. retail; Trish Walker, president of home and services; Allison Peterson, chief customer and marketing officer; and more than half of our board of directors.


29 May: Best Buy executive wins prestigious Canadian retail award

Ron Wilson, Best Buy’s president of international, received the prestigious 2019 Distinguished Canadian Retailer of the Year award from the Retail Council of Canada (RCC) on Tuesday night.

The award recognizes a retail leader who has led his or her company to outstanding business success and innovation, as well as consistently demonstrated community commitment and support.

“RCC is excited to recognize Ron Wilson for his continued success in an ever-changing retail sector, for his leadership at Best Buy Canada and for supporting schools in building students’ confidence and creativity — qualities that open doors to future possibilities,” RCC President and CEO Diane Brisebois said in a press release announcing the award.


09 May: Best Buy makes the 2019 DiversityInc Noteworthy list

New and enhanced employee benefits and community involvement helped Best Buy land a spot on the 2019 DiversityInc Noteworthy list.

The list recognizes the nation’s top companies that excel in hiring, retaining and promoting women, minorities, people with disabilities, LGBTQ and veterans. Best Buy is one of 35 companies on the list. As a company, we focus on allowing our employees to bring their whole selves to work each day.

Here are some reasons why we earned this prestigious honor:

  • We create a culture of support around mental health by providing education and offering increased resources.