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Elizabeth Shaw

How ethical is Elizabeth Shaw?

Elizabeth Shaw is a brand of biscuits which has a good score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Biscuits Ratings Table.

With a high GSG score, Elizabeth Shaw can be considered an ethical brand. Elizabeth Shaw hasn’t yet applied for Ethical Accreditation, but its high score would mean that if it did, it would be able to display The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Mark on its products.

We encourage other companies in the Ethical Biscuits sector to follow Elizabeth Shaw’s example and adopt more ethical policies and practices.

What does Elizabeth Shaw do?

Elizabeth Shaw Ltd is a Bristol-based company owned by Colian Holding that markets chocolate-based confectionery, including the brands ‘Famous Names liqueur chocolates’ and Elizabeth Shaw Mint chocolates as well as a range of biscuits.

In which areas does Elizabeth Shaw perform well?

Elizabeth Shaw is awarded a high score for our Vegetarian criterion as it has a product line certified by The Vegan Society.  Find out more about our ethical criteria.

We found no criticisms of Elizabeth Shaw relating to GM, Nuclear, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Political Donations or Armaments, so it scores well for these criteria.

What can Elizabeth Shaw do to improve its score?

The above benchmark score that Elizabeth Shaw is awarded on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Biscuits Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Elizabeth Shaw already receives a high score in the Ethical Biscuits sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages it to get in touch and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After sending in its application, Elizabeth Shaw will be offered the use of The Good Shopping Guide Ethical Mark.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? If accredited by The Good Shopping Guide, brands can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable supplier. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us or complete a Free Initial Assessment form.

Ethical performance in category


GSG score


GSG category benchmark


Ethical Rating


  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels


  • Palm Oil Free



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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