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Is Samsung an eco-friendly fridges and freezers brand? 

Unfortunately, Samsung, a well-known brand, receives a below-benchmark score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table. 

Because Samsung does not yet meet our minimum ethical benchmark, it is not eligible for Ethical Accreditation.  Despite this, we still encourage Samsung to get in touch with us and apply. Once we receive its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Samsung some advice on how to become a more ethical brand.

Would you like to see how other brands rate against Samsung within the Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector? Visit The Good Shopping Guide’s Fridges and Freezers Ethical Ratings Table.  Our Ratings Table can help you to learn more about the criteria that our top-rated brands have fulfilled to meet our minimum ethical benchmark.

All brands are encouraged by The Good Shopping Guide to begin introducing more ethical and sustainable policies like our top-rated brands.

Does Samsung have an Environmental Report?

Samsung is awarded with a top score in The Good Shopping Guide’s Environmental Report category.

The brand has a recent Sustainability Report which contains targets for 2025. The targets are on topics such as electric vehicles, recycling and renewable energy. Additionally, Samsung shares its progress on previous targets.

Why does Samsung have a bottom rating for Political Donations? 

Samsung has donated an amount which is above our threshold for a top rating, so Samsung receives a bottom score.

What can Samsung do to improve its score? 

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

Despite Samsung’s bottom score in the Ethical Fridges and Freezers sector, The Good Shopping Guide recommends that it gets in touch with us to apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide will offer Samsung some personalised advice on how to raise its score 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.

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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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