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Is Miele an ethical dishwasher brand? 

Owned by the German domestic appliance manufacturer of the same name, Miele has an excellent score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.

As it has such a high score, Miele is eligible for Ethical Accreditation. All Miele needs to do is get in touch with us to apply. When we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will provide Miele with the use of our ethical mark, as well as some tips on how to improve its score further.

Would you like to see how other brands compare against Miele within the Ethical Dishwashers sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Dishwashers Ethical Ratings Table.  Our Ratings Table can offer further insight into the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to reach our minimum ethical benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to introduce more ethical and sustainable policies like our top-rated brands, such as Miele.

What makes Miele an eco-friendly dishwasher brand?

As a top-rated brand, Miele meets the criteria for a top score in all of our categories.

However, we are especially pleased with its top score for its Sustainability Report which contains evidence of progress as well as targets.

Although it doesn’t have a specific Code of Conduct, Miele has a robust Purchasing Policy which awards it with a top score. Its Purchasing Policy is based on “numerous existing international human rights”. Miele states that it pursues a holistic approach to dealing with suppliers and expects suppliers to adhere to the same standards.

What can Miele do to improve its score? 

The above benchmark score that Miele receives within The Good Shopping Guide’s Ethical Dishwashers sector the result of an evaluation of multiple ethical criteria.

As Miele has no bottom ratings and has a top score in the Ethical Dishwashers sector, The Good Shopping Guide encourages Miele to contact us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Miele the use of our ethical mark.

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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