22 Jul '11, 1pm

@Best Buy's New Sustainability Report: Between Recycling and Upgrading @triplepundit @BBYCEO #csr

Best Buy released their 2011 sustainability report last week, entitled “Our World, Connected .” It is a comprehensive report demonstrating Best Buy’s CEO commitment that “as the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer, we take our economic, social and environmental responsibilities very seriously.” At the same time it also presents some of the challenges retailers have when they try to embed sustainability into their business. First, kudos to Best Buy for creating a user-friendly online report instead of the traditional 80-pages or so PDF. They also did a great job neatly presenting their four business-centered themes: Product Stewardship, Sustainable Solutions, Access through Connections, and an Inspired Workplace. These themes came up after Best Buy engaged its customers to find out what issues were meaningful for them. The first theme, product stewardship, represe...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/07/best-buys-new-sustain...

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