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Is Baumatic an ethical fridges and freezers brand? 

Owned by Haier Group Corporation, Baumatic has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table. 

As Baumatic does not meet our minimum ethical benchmark, it is not currently eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  However, we still encourage Baumatic to contact us to apply. Once we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide Baumatic with an assessment and some tips on how to become a more ethical brand.

Would you like to find out how other brands rank against Baumatic within the Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector? Have a look at The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table.  From our Ratings Table you can learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to follow the good example that has been set by our top-rated brands and introduce more ethical practices.

Does Baumatic have an Environmental Report?

Haier Group, Baumatic’s parent company has an ESG Report which contains several targets in different areas including recycling and carbon emissions. However, the carbon emissions targets are now out of date and no longer relevant.

Resultingly, Baumatic is given a middle rating in The Good Shopping Guide’s Environmental Report category.

Why does Baumatic have a bottom rating for Political Donations? 

Within recent election cycles, Baumatic has donated an amount above our threshold for a top or middle rating, Baumatic receives a bottom score.

What can Baumatic do to improve its score? 

Baumatic’s below benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector is the outcome of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

Because it has a bottom score in the Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages Baumatic to contact us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Baumatic some personalised advice on how to raise its score on the Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table.

Are you curious about how obtaining Ethical Accreditation could be beneficial for your brand? Accredited brands can display The Good Shopping Guide mark, showcasing to consumers that it can be trusted as an ethical and sustainable brand. Visit our Ratings Tables to learn about which brands have been awarded with our ethical certification.

Would you like more information? Please get in touch or fill out a Free Initial Assessment form.

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  • Human Rights



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