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In The Green: The Business of Climate Action | Episode 2: Best Buy

Feb 7 2022 - Richfield, Minnesota, USA

By TED Countdown

Best Buy, a leading provider of consumer technology products and services shares how the company is reducing carbon pollution from electronics through their Energy Star partnership and commitment to circularity.

Best Buy: Reducing the climate impact of electronics

The seemingly mundane electronics you use every day—your stove, dishwasher, TV and much more—have a cumulative effect on the climate, says Best Buy’s director of environmental affairs Tim Dunn. Dunn shares how the company is addressing climate change at scale by helping customers reduce their carbon impact through energy-efficient products, considering the full lifecycle of everything they sell, and designing for circularity.

In The Green: The Business of Climate Action showcases steps Climate Pledge signatories are taking to transform business and industry on their path to net zero by 2040—or sooner!—while inspiring companies from all sectors and regions to set their own net zero ambition.

This is the second episode of a video series collaboration between The Climate Pledge and TED Countdown.

TED Countdown is a global initiative powered by TED and Future Stewards to champion and accelerate solutions to the climate crisis. Countdown combines TED’s signature blend of actionable and research-backed ideas, cutting-edge science, and moments of wonder and inspiration to mobilize millions to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in the race to a zero-carbon world.