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Is Candy an ethical dishwasher brand? 

Owned by Haier Group, Candy is a home appliance brand that produces dishwashers.

Regrettably, Candy receives a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.

Due to its low score, Candy is not yet eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  However, we still recommend that Candy gets in touch with us to apply. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Candy some personalised advice on how to improve to become a more ethical brand.

Do you want to see how Candy compares against other brands within the Ethical Dishwashers sector? Visit the Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.  The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can teach you more about the criteria that our bottom-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to adopt more ethical and sustainable policies like our top-rated brands.

What does Candy receive a top score for?

Due to its lack of negative records, Candy receives a top rating for Armaments, Nuclear Power and fossil Fuels.

Why does Candy receive a bottom rating for its Code of Conduct?

Within its ESG Report, Haier Group briefly mentions child labour and human rights. Additional information is reportedly within Hair Group’s Code of Conduct. However, no official Code of Conduct could be found.

Because of this, Candy receives a bottom rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Code of Conduct category.

What can Candy do to improve its score? 

Candy’s below-benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Dishwashers sector is the result of a consideration of multiple ethical criteria.

Despite its bottom score in the Ethical Dishwashers sector, The Good Shopping Guide still encourages Candy to get in touch to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide Candy with some advice on how to raise its score on the Dishwashers 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 within the Ethical Dishwashers sector 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


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Code of Conduct


  • Political Donations


  • Human Rights



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Other Criticisms


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