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Heyland & Whittle

How ethical is Heyland & Whittle?

Heyland & Whittle is a brand of soap and shower products which has a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Soap & Shower Gel Ratings Table. Although Heyland & Whittle has not yet met our ethical benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

We would have extra confidence in Heyland & Whittle if it submitted itself to apply for Ethical Accreditation, whereby The Good Shopping Guide would make further detailed assessment and recommendations for ethical improvement.

Find out more about the ethical issues facing the Ethical Soap & Shower Gel sector.

What does Heyland & Whittle do?

Heyland & Whittle is a luxury soap and home fragrance company and one of the largest manufacturers of cold-pressed soap in England.

In which areas does Heyland & Whittle perform poorly?

Heyland & Whittle was marked down under our criteria for Organic and Vegetarian due to a lack of certification, and for its Environmental Report as the brand does not have any information available. It also received only a middle rating for our Animal Welfare criteria, as it does not have an Animal Testing Policy. Find out more about how we rate by exploring our ethical criteria.

Past Criticisms of Heyland & Whittle’s  record

We found no past criticisms of Heyland & Whittle.

In which areas does Heyland & Whittle score well for its ethics?

We found no criticisms of Heyland & Whittle relating to; GM, Nuclear Power, Fossil Fuels, Political Donations, Armaments or Irresponsible Marketing, so it scores well for these criteria.

How can Heyland & Whittle improve its ethical rating?

The below-benchmark score that Heyland & Whittle is awarded with on The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Soap & Shower Gel Ratings Table is the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

To reach our minimum ethical benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Heyland & Whittle has some issues to resolve, including its lack of certification for Vegetarian and Organic products or for its Animal Testing Policy. If it applies for Ethical Accreditation, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to give Heyland & Whittle 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


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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


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