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Cillit Bang

Is Cillit Bang a sustainable cleaning products brand? 

Cillit Bang is a well-known cleaning products brand owned by Reckitt Benckiser Group. Unfortunately, Cillit Bang has a below benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Cleaning Products sector.

Because of Cillit Bang’s below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Cleaning Products Ethical Ratings Table, it cannot currently be classed as an ethical cleaning products brand. Regardless of this, we still encourage Cillit Bang to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After The Good Shopping Guide has received Cillit Bang’s application, it will offer the brand some advice on how to become a more ethical brand.

Would you like to find out how other popular brands rank against Cillit Bang within the Ethical Cleaning Products sector? Have a look at the Cleaning Products Ethical Ratings Table. From The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables, you can learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have met in order to achieve a top rating.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to follow the example set by our top-rated brands and start introducing more ethical practices.

What does Cillit Bang receive a top rating for?

Cillit Bang is awarded with a top rating for our Environmental Report category.

Reckitt Benckiser Group has a recent Sustainability Insights Report. The report contains targets such as halving water consumption, reducing energy consumption and becoming carbon neutral.  There is also evidence of progress within the report.

What does Cillit Bang receive a bottom rating for? 

Cillit Bang receives a bottom rating in our Animal Welfare category.

On its website, Reckitt Benckiser Group states that it does partake in animal testing when it is mandated by law.

What can Cillit Bang do to improve its score?

Cillit Bang’s below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Cleaning Products Ethical Ratings Table is the outcome of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

Because of its low score within the Ethical Cleaning Products sector Cillit Bang is not yet eligible for Ethical Accreditation. However, it is still encouraged to get in touch with The Good Shopping Guide to apply. After we have received Cillit Bang’ application, the cleaning products brand will be offered some tailored advice on how to work on its bottom scores.

Did you know that Ethical Accreditation could be beneficial for your cleaning products brand? Accredited brands are able to display The Good Shopping Guide mark, highlighting to consumers that it can be trusted as an ethical and sustainable brand. Please visit our Ratings Tables to learn about which brands within the Ethical Cleaning Products sector have been awarded with our ethical certification. If you would like more information, please get in touch or fill out a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Toxic Chemicals Policy


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


  • Public Record Criticisms+


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