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Is CDA an eco-friendly washing machine brand? 

Owned by the Polish home appliance manufacturer Amica, CDA has an above-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Washing Machines sector?

As it already has a top score, CDA is eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  All CDA needs to do is get in touch with us and apply. After we have received its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide CDA with the use of our ethical logo, as well as a couple of tips on how to raise its score even further.

Would you like to find out how other brands compare against CDA within the Ethical Washing Machines sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Washing Machines Ethical Ratings Table.  Our Ratings Table can help you to learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to begin introducing more ethical and sustainable policies like CDA.

What does CDA have a top rating for?

As a top-rated brand with an excellent score, CDA receives a top score in the majority of our categories. This includes Armaments, Human Rights and political Donations.

However, we are especially pleased with its top score for its robust Code of Conduct.

Why does CDA have a bottom rating for its Environmental Report? 

Amica, CDA’s parent company, has a Corporate Responsibility page. However, the page does not discuss any sustainability or environmental information other than briefly mentioning recycling.

Because it has limited information and no targets, it receives a bottom score.

What can CDA do to improve its score? 

The above benchmark score that CDA receives score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Washing Machines sector is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As CDA already has a top score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Washing Machines Ethical Ratings Table, we recommend that it contacts us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer CDA the use of our certification. CDA will also receive some advice on how to work on its bottom score for our Environmental Report category.

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.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Code of Conduct


  • Political Donations


  • Human Rights



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Other Criticisms


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