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Is De’Longhi an ethical kettle brand? 

On The Good Shopping Guide’s Kettles Ethical Ratings Table, De’Longhi has a below benchmark score and cannot yet be classed as an ethical kettle brand.

Because De’Longhi does not meet the minimum ethical benchmark in The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Kettles sector, it is not eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  Despite this, The Good Shopping Guide encourages De’Longhi to get in touch with us and send us an application. When we have received De’Longhi’s application, we will offer it some tips on how to improve its score.

Are you interested in finding out how De’Longhi ranks against other kettle brands within the Ethical Kettles sector? Visit the Kettles Ethical Ratings Table.  From The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Tables, you can learn all about the criteria that a brand must fulfil to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to begin adopting more ethical and sustainable policies, taking inspiration from our top-rated brands.

What does De’Longhi receive a top rating for? 

Due to its lack of negative records, De’Longhi receives a top rating in some of our categories. These include Armaments, Human Rights and Animal Welfare.

Why does De’Longhi have a middle rating for its Code of Conduct?

Within its Code of Conduct, De’Longhi has a ‘Dealing with Suppliers’ section. De’Longhi briefly mentions child labour and forced labour but fails to address other issues.

What can De’Longhi do to improve its score? 

De’Longhi’s below benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Kettles Ethical Ratings Table is the result of a consideration of multiple ethical criteria.

Even though De’Longhi’s score does not currently reach the minimum ethical benchmark in the Ethical Kettles sector, The Good Shopping Guide still encourages it to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After we have received De’Longhi’s application, it will be offered some tips on how to improve its score and become a more ethical kettle brand.

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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