Disability Equality Index

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24 Jul: Celebrating 30 Years Of Accessibility

July 26 marks the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), a civil rights law that makes sure that people with disabilities have the same rights and opportunities as everyone else. The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life, including jobs, schools, transportation and all public and private places that are open to the general public.

Rosa Companioni started experiencing an array of health issues just as she was starting to take her Best Buy career to the next level.

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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.

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17 Jul: Best Buy Named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion

Best Buy is thrilled to have earned a top score on the Disability Equality Index (DEI), landing among other leading companies on the list of Best Places to Work for Disability Inclusion.

For our business to succeed, we need to hire and retain the best possible employees. To accomplish this, we want our working environment to make everyone feel included so people can do their best work every day.

More than 61 million adults in the U.S. — a quarter of the population — report having a disability, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.