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Best Buy Co., Inc.

Richfield, MN

Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Retailer


Best Buy Co., Inc. is a multinational consumer electronics retailer receiving ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence recognition. Best Buy sold enough ENERGY STAR certified products to prevent more than 573 million pounds of carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere.  Key 2018 accomplishments include:

  • Increasing sales of ENERGY STAR certified appliances by 19 percent in 2018.         
  • Delivering four new ENERGY STAR e-learnings to help sales associates provide customers with knowledge about ENERGY STAR certified products.
  • Creating an ENERGY STAR landing page on, where one billion yearly visitors can easily learn about and purchase ENERGY STAR certified products.              
  • Developing an aggressive social media plan that included ENERGY STAR content across multiple platforms, including Twitter, Pinterest, and multiple national blog sites.       
  • Playing an engaging, animated video with the tagline, "You're a Star When You Buy Energy Star"  on numerous large televisions, eight times per hour in more than 1,000 stores.  

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