Forbes, HRC, Bloomberg honor Best Buy for diversity leadership

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February 19, 2020

Suzanne HilkerStaff Writer

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It’s a top priority forBest Buy to build an inclusive culture. We aim to reflect the population of thecommunities we serve to deliver exceptional experiences for our customers andour employees. It’s simple: People want to be where they feel they belong.

That’s why we’re proud tobe recognized for our progress by three esteemed lists for diversityleadership:

Forbes Best Employers for Diversity 2020

Best Buy ranked in the top 15 percent of the Best Employersfor Diversity list, published by Forbes.We were named to this list based on results from a survey of 60,000 people whoranked their employers on topics such as age, gender and LGBTQ equality.

Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index

Forthe 15th year, we achieved a 100% rating, earning Best Buy thedistinction of a “Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality.” HRC’s Corporate Equality Index benchmarksand reports on how companies are helping to achieve workplace equality forLGBTQ employees.

Bloomberg Gender Equality Index

For the first time, BestBuy was named to Bloomberg’s Gender Equality Index, recognizing the ways weempower women, from our policies to our culture. Investors have increasinglylooked to Environmental, Social and Governance data when making investmentdecisions, and this index follows that trend.