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How ethical is Gift?

Gift is a brand of period products which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Period Products Ratings Table. Although Gift has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Gift if it applied for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for improvement. Find out more about the issues facing the Ethical Period Products sector.

What does Gift do?

Gift is a period product brand which has a focus on donating products to people in crisis who do not have access to sanitary products. Gift claims that its pads last three times longer than other brands therefore create a third of the waste.

In which areas does Gift perform poorly?

Gift’s products lack any Vegetarian, vegan or Organic certification so a bottom score is given for these criteria. Gift is given a middle rating for its Environmental Report as the information available on the brand’s About Us page lacks detail or a clear ethical focus.

Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Gift’s record

We did not find any past criticisms of Gift.


In which areas does Gift score well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of Gift relating to; GM, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Animal Welfare, Armaments, Irresponsible Marketing or Political Donations, therefore the brand scores well for these criteria. Find out more about how we rate.

How can Gift improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Gift is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Period Products Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Gift has some issues to resolve. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Gift some guidance to improve on these areas.

Were you aware that your brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation? Brands accredited by The Good Shopping Guide can display our Ethical Mark, showcasing to consumers that it is an ethical and sustainable brand. 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



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Irresponsible Marketing


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


= GSG Top Rating = GSG Middle Rating = GSG Bottom Rating