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Is Hotpoint an ethical dishwasher brand? 

Hotpoint is a British brand of home appliances owned by Whirlpool Corporation. Unfortunately, Hotpoint receives a below-benchmark score in The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Dishwashers sector.

Because Hotpoint has a low score, it is not yet eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  However, we still encourage Hotpoint to reach out to us and apply. Once we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide Hotpoint with some guidance on how to improve its score on our Ratings Table.

Are you interested in finding out how Hotpoint compares against other brands within the Ethical Dishwashers sector? Visit the Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.  The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table can provide you with more information about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to follow the great example that has been set by our top-rated brands and adopt more ethical practices.

Does Hotpoint have a Code of Conduct?

Whirlpool Corporation has a robust Code of Conduct. It includes a minimum age for workers and justifies its reasons why.

As a result, Hotpoint receives a top rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Code of conduct category.

What does Hotpoint receive a bottom rating for?

Hotpoint receives a bottom score for The Good Shopping Guide’s Political Donations category.

Within recent election Cycles, Whirlpool Corporation has donated an amount above our threshold for a top rating.

What can Hotpoint do to improve its score? 

The below benchmark score that Hotpoint receives within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Dishwashers sector is the outcome of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

Because it a bottom score in the Ethical Dishwashers sector, The Good Shopping Guide recommends that Hotpoint gets in touch to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will give Hotpoint some advice on how to raise its score on the Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.

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 within the Ethical Dishwashers sector have been awarded with our ethical certification.

Would you like more information? Please get in touch or fill out a Free Initial Assessment form.

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