Best Buy Co., Inc.
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Best Buy Co., Inc. (Best Buy) is a leading retailer providing technology products, services and solutions. Since 2009, Best Buy has sold enough ENERGY STAR® certified products to help customers save $662 million on utility bills. Best Buy is receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year–Sustained Excellence recognition for its widespread offerings of ENERGY STAR certified products and its ongoing commitment to educating consumers about energy efficiency. Key 2017 accomplishments include:
- Establishing a comprehensive ENERGY STAR presence on BestBuy.com, where one billion yearly visitors can easily learn about and identify ENERGY STAR certified products.
- Increasing the use of social media to promote energy-efficient products and promotions as well as playing the consumer facing in-store ENERGY STAR educational video up to eight times per hour in more than 1,000 stores.
- Stocking, promoting and selling enough ENERGY STAR certified products to prevent more than 543 million pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.
- Providing leadership in sales associate training with Best Buy’s ENERGY STAR e-learning, during the past nine years, to help all Blue Shirt sales associates provide customers with knowledge about energy-efficient products. More than 155,000 Blue Shirts completed the training, representing an investment of more than 26,000 training hours.