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Is LG an eco-friendly dishwasher brand? 

Owned by LG Electronics, a South Korean electronics company, LG is a brand which produces smart dishwashers.

Unfortunately, LG does not meet our minimum ethical benchmark and receives a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.

As a result of LG’s low score, it is not yet eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  However, The Good Shopping Guide still recommends that LG get in touch with us to apply. Once we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer LG some tailored advice on how to become a more ethical dishwasher brand.

Would you like to see how LG compares against other brands within the Ethical Dishwashers sector? Visit the Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.  By visiting The Good Shopping Guide’s Ratings Table, you learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to reach our minimum ethical benchmark.

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

Does LG have an Environmental Report?

LG has a recent Sustainability Report. Within its report, it shares its targets for becoming carbon neutral, reducing e-waste and recycling. The report also demonstrates evidence of progress in areas such as carbon emissions, renewable energy and recycling.

As a result, LG receives a top- rating in our Environmental Report category.

What does LG receive a middle rating for? 

LG, unfortunately, receives a middle rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Armaments and Human Rights categories due to some negative criticisms.

What can LG do to improve its score? 

LG’s below-benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Dishwashers sector is the result of an evaluation of a variety of ethical criteria.

As it has a bottom score in the Ethical Dishwashers sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages LG to get in touch to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide LG with 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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  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Code of Conduct


  • Political Donations


  • Human Rights



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Other Criticisms


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