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Is LG an eco-friendly fridges and freezers brand? 

Owned by the South Korean company of the same name, LG is a below-benchmark brand on The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table and does not yet reach our minimum ethical benchmark.

Because of its low score, LG is not currently eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  Regardless of this, we still encourage LG to get in touch with us and apply. Once we have received its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide LG with some tailored advice on how to improve its score.

Are you interested in seeing how other brands rank against LG within the Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table.  From our Ratings Table, you can gain further insight into the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide suggests that all brands introduce more ethical and sustainable practices like our top-rated brands.

What does LG receive a top rating for?

LG receives a top rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Environmental Report category.

The brand has a recent Sustainability Report that shares its targets for the future which include becoming carbon neutral and reducing e-waste. The report also contains evidence of progress in areas such as renewable energy, carbon emissions and recycling.

What scores does LG need to work on? 

Because it has some negative criticisms, LG regrettably receives a middle rating for The Good Shopping Guide’s Human Rights and Armaments categories.

What can LG do to improve its score? 

LG’s below benchmark score within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector is the outcome of an assessment of multiple ethical criteria.

Despite having a low rating, The Good Shopping Guide recommends that LG contacts us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will be able to assist LG in improving upon its middle scores for Armaments and Human Rights. As a result, LG could see its score rise on the Fridges and Freezers 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 have been awarded with our ethical certification.

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

Ethical performance in category


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GSG category benchmark


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  • Environmental Report


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare



  • Armaments


  • Code of Conduct


  • Political Donations


  • Human Rights



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Other Criticisms


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