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Is BOL an ethical and sustainable soup brand? 

Created in 2015, BOL is a brand that sells a variety of products including soup. On The Good Shopping Guide’s Soup Ethical Ratings Table, BOL has an above-benchmark score.

Because of its high score within the Ethical Soup sector, BOL is eligible for Ethical Accreditation. All it needs to do is get in touch with us to apply. After we have received its application, BOL will be offered the use of our ethical mark, as well as some advice on how to enhance its score further.

Are you interested in seeing how other brands rank against BOL within the Ethical Soup sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Soup Ethical Ratings Table. From our Ratings Tables, you can learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to take inspiration from our top-rated brands such as BOL.

What does BOL receive a top rating for?

As a top-rated brand, BOL receives a top score in the majority of our categories. This includes our Vegetarian/Vegan and Animal Welfare categories.

We are especially pleased with BOL’s top rating for our Environmental Report category. BOL has an ‘Our Story’ page which mentions some commitments such as being plant-based and caring about the planet. BOL also has a page which discusses other sustainability commitments such as recyclable packaging and offsetting BOL’s carbon footprint.

Is BOL an organic brand?

Unfortunately, BOL has not received organic certification and as a result, receives a bottom rating in The Good Shopping Guide’s Organic category.

What can BOL do to improve its score? 

The above benchmark score that BOL receives in The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Soup sector is the outcome of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

Because BOL has already met the minimum ethical benchmark on the Soup Ethical Ratings Table, it is encouraged to apply for Ethical Accreditation. Once The Good Shopping Guide has received BOL’s application, we will provide it with some advice on how to improve its score further before offering it the use of our mark.

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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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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