Best Buy

Best Buy is a leading provider of technology products, services and solutions. We aim to positively impact the world, enrich people's lives through technology and contribute to the common good. We demonstrate this through our commitment to communities, people and the environment.

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Best Buy Now Helping Consumers Reduce CO2, Save Billions on Utilities, Recycle More
Best Buy Now Helping Consumers Reduce CO2, Save Billions on Utilities, Recycle More

4 months ago - The electronics retailer will now help its customers save billions while reducing their emissions, as it works to further decrease its own — and now offers expanded recycling and repair services.

SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers
SB’19 Detroit: Reaching Deep Into Communities to Cultivate Tomorrow’s Changemakers

5 months ago - Throughout the week at SB’19 Detroit, we were pleasantly struck by the theme that emerged of brands cultivating leaders and changemakers from unlikely places and in unique ways.

Best Buy: Join Us In Living A More Eco-Friendly Life
Best Buy: Join Us In Living A More Eco-Friendly Life

6 months ago - At Best Buy, we’re proud to play our part in creating a more sustainable future, from launching green initiatives to offering products that help the earth (and your wallet).

Best Buy Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year For 6th Time
Best Buy Earns ENERGY STAR® Partner Of The Year For 6th Time

7 months ago - Because of our commitment, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency named Best Buy an ENERGY STAR Retail Partner of the Year for the sixth year in a row.

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Best Buy Beats Own Record To Be Top Fundraiser For St. Jude Campaign
Best Buy Beats Own Record To Be Top Fundraiser For St. Jude Campaign

8 months ago - Best Buy customers and employees donated $20.8 million in stores and online to help end childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases.

Barron’s Names Best Buy Most Sustainable Company In U.S.
Barron’s Names Best Buy Most Sustainable Company In U.S.

9 months ago - Barron’s has named Best Buy No. 1 on its list of the 100 Most Sustainable Companies for 2019.

Best Buy Named To Top Tier Of Companies Fighting Climate Change
Best Buy Named To Top Tier Of Companies Fighting Climate Change

9 months ago - Best Buy’s environmental report card is out – and we’re at the top of the class when it comes to tackling climate change.

L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation
L'Oréal, Firmenich Top CDP’s A-Lists for Climate, Water, Deforestation

9 months ago - CDP scored over 6,800 companies from A to D-; only the top 2% made the A Lists.

Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'
Why Online Retailers Are in Danger of Losing the 'Retail Wars'

11 months ago - It’s a conflict which threatens to change the way we eat, shop and live. But unless you pay attention to the business pages, you may not have heard of the “retail wars.” For the uninitiated, ‘retail wars’ is the name given to the intensifying conflict between online retailers and their more traditional, physical counterparts over an increasingly crowded retail space.

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SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices
SB Corporate Members Named to Dow Jones Sustainability 2018 Indices

1 year ago - The Dow Jones Sustainability Indices for 2018 have been released, with many Sustainable Brands Corporate Members retaining their spots as global sustainability leaders. Created in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices benchmark sustainability performance and sustainability investment for companies around the globe. Companies are assessed based on corporate economic, social, and environmental performance.

Best Buy Reports On Sustainability Progress, Goals For 2020
Best Buy Reports On Sustainability Progress, Goals For 2020

1 year ago - Best Buy today released our latest Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability Report, including two new sustainability goals as part of our Best Buy 2020 growth strategy. This report is where we annually share our commitments and progress in the areas of community, people and the environment. We have seen increased interest from consumers and investors for companies to make a positive impact on the world. For Best Buy, sustainability has been a been a priority for more than a decade, and we are proud of our successes, which not only benefit our stakeholders but make good business sense too. That said, we are going to do more.

Best Buy Named To 100 Best Corporate Citizens List For Third Year
Best Buy Named To 100 Best Corporate Citizens List For Third Year

1 year ago - For the third year in a row, Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named Best Buy to its list of 100 Best Corporate Citizens. The rankings are based on 260 data points, including environmental management, climate change, human rights, employee relations, corporate governance, philanthropy and financial performance. Our position has steadily increased over the past three years, from 100 in 2016, to 72 in 2017 to 59 in 2018. Being a good corporate citizen is not only the right thing to do, it’s good for business. Our company needs a healthy planet, strong communities and engaged employees to be successful.

Energy Star Honors Best Buy For 5th Year
Energy Star Honors Best Buy For 5th Year

1 year ago - What does it mean when you see the ENERGY STAR® logo on a product? The little blue sticker means the item meets the highest standards of energy efficiency, set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). At Best Buy, we like this logo because it helps us identify sustainable products for our customers, helping them save energy and money on their utility bills. Because of our dedication to educating customers and offering a wide variety of ENERGY STAR certified products, the EPA has named Best Buy a Retail Partner of the Year for the fifth year in a row. For this streak, we also get to claim the title of Sustained Excellence.

Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?
Can Huawei Crack the US Market Without Environmental Credentials?

1 year ago - Your bus shelter and web browser may soon be blanketed with ads promoting “The best phone you’ve never heard of," heralding the arrival of a new smartphone that has finally come to town. Who is this mysterious “newcomer”? None other than Chinese IT giant Huawei. Huawei, which is already the world’s third-largest smartphone maker, announced this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the arrival of its flagship smartphone, the Mate 10 Pro, to the US market.

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Investors Urge 100 Companies to Make Good on Science-Based Targets Commitments
Investors Urge 100 Companies to Make Good on Science-Based Targets Commitments

2 years ago - Members of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR) announced today that they have sent letters to over 100 publicly held companies – including Adobe, Boeing, International Flavors & Fragrances, Keurig Green Mountain, Motorola, Tiffany & Co. and VF Corporation - encouraging them to make good on statements that they would adopt science-based GHG reduction goals within

3M, Aveda, Target Among Members of New Coalition Aimed at Advancing Circular Economy in U.S.
3M, Aveda, Target Among Members of New Coalition Aimed at Advancing Circular Economy in U.S.

3 years ago - Today, more than 25 businesses and organizations announce the launch of the Minnesota Sustainable Growth Coalition, a business-led public-private partnership harnessing their collective expertise to advance the next frontier of corporate sustainability – the circular economy.

General Mills, IKEA Among Latest Global Players to Join White House Climate Action Pledge
General Mills, IKEA Among Latest Global Players to Join White House Climate Action Pledge

4 years ago - General Mills, IKEA and Best Buy are among the 81 companies to recently join the White House-led American Business Act on Climate Pledge, which sets significant greenhouse gas reduction and renewable energy sourcing goals for 2020 and beyond.The pledges focus on increasing energy efficiency, boosting low-carbon investing and making sustainability more accessible to low-income Americans.

Best Buy Does Better for Canada's Forests by Committing to Sustainable Paper
Best Buy Does Better for Canada's Forests by Committing to Sustainable Paper

4 years ago - Today, the world’s largest electronics retailer, Best Buy, announced that it will undertake important improvements to its paper supply chain to better protect Canada’s endangered Boreal Forest. A report launched by Greenpeace Canada two weeks ago revealed the company has been buying more than 100 million pounds of paper every year to produce throw-away flyers, from controversial Canadian pulp and paper company Resolute Forest Products — which has been linked to less-than-responsible operations in the Boreal.

New Greenpeace Report Calls Out Best Buy for Destroying Ancient Forest
New Greenpeace Report Calls Out Best Buy for Destroying Ancient Forest

4 years ago - On Wednesday, Greenpeace released a report exposing Best Buy for fuelling destruction in Canada’s Boreal Forest, one of the world’s last remaining ancient forests. The report reveals the electronics retail giant – which has been heralded for its leadership in e-waste collection and recycling — is apparently buying more than 100 million pounds of paper every year to produce throw-away flyers, from Resolute Forest Products — a company that sources almost exclusively from the Boreal.

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EPA Power Plant Carbon Rules Could Drastically Reduce Harmful Air Pollution
EPA Power Plant Carbon Rules Could Drastically Reduce Harmful Air Pollution

5 years ago - Setting strong standards for climate-changing carbon emissions from power plants would also result in reductions in more than 750,000 tons of other air pollutants that can make people sick; damage forests, crops, and lakes; and harm fish and wildlife, according to a new study by scientists at Syracuse University and Harvard.

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