February 21, 2020
Kirsten MorellStaff Writer
Best Buy isproud to be recognized by Barron’s, Fortune and CDP in theirprestigious annual rankings of companies that lead in a variety of ways. Theserankings reflect the ways Best Buy strives to enrich lives through technologyby 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 camein at No. 5 on Barron’s100 Most Sustainable Companies in America list for 2020, our third year inthe top five. This list considers more than 230 indicators that addressEnvironmental, Social and Governance issues, such as workplace diversity, datasecurity, human rights in the supply chain and environmental impact, and looksat how companies performed for key stakeholders.
Fortune World’s Most Admired Companies
Best Buy wasnamed the No. 1 Specialty Retailer on Fortune’sWorld’s Most Admired Companies list for the first time, and placed at No.83 overall. To determine the list, business leaders rated companies on criteria covering financial performance, leadership,quality of products and services, ability to attract and retain talent,responsibility to community and the environment, and long-term investmentvalue.
Inearning this recognition, Best Buy was also named a FortuneBlue Ribbon Company, as one of 51 companiesappearing on at least four of Fortune’s 10 most rigorous lists for 2019. Weappeared on five of Fortune’s lists last year.
CDP Climate A List
Best Buy is one of 35 U.S. companiesnamed to CDP’sClimate A List, which includesthe top 2% of companies worldwide impacting climate change. CDP is the globalauthority on environmental issues, and their rating system informs investorsand helps companies reduce theirenvironmental impact. Best Buy is taking action by working towardour Science-Based Targets to reduce carbon emissions 75% by 2030 (over a 2009baseline) and to reduce the carbon emissions of the products we sell 20% by2030. This is our fourth time on this list.
BestBuy is pleased to have received recognition for our work every day from a variety of sources. You canlearn more about Best Buy on our blog or byfollowing @bbynews on Twitter.