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Best Buy Gets Top Recycling Honors

Best Buy received the first-ever eCycling Leadership Award from the Consumer Electronics Association. Best Buy was the only retailer and only one of four companies to receive the award, which recognizes consumer electronics companies that are recycling above and beyond any level mandated by government. Best Buy has the most comprehensive appliance and electronics recycling … Read More

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Best Buy Offers 10 Tips to Reduce Energy Consumption

How much energy do you consume? October is Energy Awareness Month and Best Buy is here to help you reduce your personal energy consumption and save money: Know Your Energy Consumption. Awareness is the key and the U.S. EPA Home Energy Yardstick is a great way to find out where your home’s energy use is compared to similar … Read More

Best Buy Tops Retailers in Carbon Performance Rankings

Best Buy beat out all other retailers in the 2013 Standard & Poor’s 500 Index (S&P 500) Climate Change Report. The report ranks America’s largest companies’ actions to improving their impact on the environment. Best Buy received “Leadership” status for both performance and disclosure categories this year – the only retailer to receive both. Best … Read More

Best Buy Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Best Buy was named in the longest-running global sustainability rankings – the Dow Jones Index for Sustainable Investing. It measures company sustainability, which is how businesses operate socially, environmentally and economically. Best Buy increased its performance two points from last year and moved up the retail rankings from the 68th percentile to the 84th percentile. … Read More

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Best Buy Releases Fiscal 2013 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Report

MINNEAPOLIS – June 20, 2013:  Best Buy is consistently recognized for its sustainability leadership by the retail and consumer electronics industries. With today’s release of the company’s Fiscal 2013 Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Report, Best Buy further demonstrates its continued leadership role in positively impacting the world. We hope you find this information useful. To … Read More

STATEMENT: Best Buy Named on 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index Second Year in a Row

MINNEAPOLIS, November 9, 2012 – Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) has announced the inclusion of Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), the global leader in consumer electronics, on the 2012 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for the second year in a row. The index is produced in conjunction with SAM’s Corporate Sustainability Assessment and uses … Read More

Best Buy Debuts Exclusive Insignia LED Light Bulb With Improved Features for Easier Adoption of LED Lighting

MINNEAPOLIS, November 2, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY), the industry leader in consumer electronics, today announced a new LED light bulb. Powered by Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE) LEDs, the new bulb is designed with improved features to make adoption of LED lighting easier for consumers. The Insignia LED bulb, available exclusively at … Read More

Best Buy Gets a 96A from the CDP for Carbon Performance & Climate Change Disclosure

MINNEAPOLIS, October 9, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) received its highest score ever from the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which represents 655 institutional investors with $78 trillion in assets, for its performance and approach to the disclosure of climate change information. Best Buy was recognized by the CDP in both the Carbon Disclosure … Read More

Best Buy Awards More Than $1 Million to 2012 Scholarship Program Winners

MINNEAPOLIS, May 23, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) today announced the 2012 Best Buy Scholarship Program winners, each of whom will receive a $1,000 scholarship for demonstrating excellence in academic achievements, volunteer efforts and work experience. This year, scholarships will be awarded to 1,106 students in grades 9-12, living in the U.S. and … Read More

STATEMENT: Best Buy Recognized Among Nation’s Green Powered Organizations By U.S. EPA

MINNEAPOLIS, May 11, 2012 – Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has been named to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) top 50 list of the largest green power purchasers. In 2011, Best Buy purchased nearly 119 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power – electricity generated from renewable resources, such as wind, solar, geothermal, biogas, biomass … Read More