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How ethical and sustainable is Lenovo?

Lenovo is a brand of Laptop that appears in The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical PCs, Laptops and Tablets Ratings Table.

Although Lenovo has not yet met our Ethical Benchmark, we hope to see the brand make progress in the future.

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

What does Lenovo do?

The Chinese global technology corporation with a focus on designing, producing, and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, business solutions, and related services are known as Lenovo Group Limited or just Lenovo.

On November 1st, 1984, a team of engineers led by Liu Chuanzhi and Danny Lui established Lenovo in Beijing as Legend. The company, which started off specialising in televisions, eventually shifted to creating and selling computers. In China, Lenovo has developed into the market leader. Lenovo held a commanding market share of 25.7% of all PCs sold globally in the third quarter of 2020.

For which criteria does Lenovo perform poorly?

Despite Lenovo’s progress, there is still room for improvement. Lenovo was marked down under our research criteria for Fossil Fuels, Political Donations, and Other Criticisms.

In what areas does Lenovo score well for its ethics?

This brand performs well in many categories we consider vital in terms of ethical sustainability. These categories include an Environmental Report, Animal Welfare, and Eco Labels.

How can Lenovo brand improve its Ethical Rating?

The Good Shopping Guide score results from multiple ethical criteria, and Lenovo’s score has been calculated from these criteria. To reach our minimum Ethical Benchmark and qualify for Ethical Accreditation, Lenovo has some issues to resolve, including its reliance on fossil fuels. If the brand aims to have longevity sustainable energy is something that should be prioritised.

If you work for or with a PC, Laptop, or Tablet company that wants to improve its ethics and sustainability or currently has excellent CSR or ESG strategies, why not check out The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Accreditation?

For more information on what The Good Shopping Guide can do for you, get in touch with us, or fill out our quick form for a quick ethical assessment. Alternatively, you can begin the procedure by completing our Ethical Accreditation application form. Discover why hundreds of companies have opted to obtain The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Accreditation by reading our Benefits of Ethical Accreditation page.

Ethical performance in category


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  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Eco Labels


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Code of Conduct


  • Political Donations


  • Human Rights


  • Conflict Minerals



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Other Criticisms


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