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Whitley Neill

Is Whitley Neill an ethical spirits brand?

Known for its botanical-flavoured gin, Whitley Neill is a gin brand owned by Halewood Artisanal Spirits.

Unfortunately, Whitley Neill receives a low score from The Good Shopping Guide and as a result, is a below-benchmark brand within the Ethical Spirits sector.

Despite its current below-benchmark score, The Good Shopping Guide encourages Whitley Neill to contact us and apply for Ethical Accreditation. After receiving its application, The Good Shopping Guide would be able to assess Whitley Neill and give it some tips on how to improve its score.

Do you want to find out how other brands rank against Whitley Neill within the Ethical Spirits sector?

Have a look at the Spirits Ethical Ratings Table. Our Ratings Table can teach you more about the criteria that a brand has to fulfil to achieve reaching our minimum Ethical Benchmark.

The Good Shopping Guide encourages all brands to follow the example set by our top-rated brands and introduce more sustainable policies before applying for Ethical Accreditation.

What does Whitley Neill receive a top score for?

Because it has a lack of negative records, Whitley Neill receives a top score for our Animal Welfare, Armaments and Political Donations categories.

Does Whitley Neill have an Environmental Report?

Whitley Neill’s parent brand Halewood Artisanal Spirits have an Environmental and Sustainability page. The page discusses its various commitments such as waste reduction, sustainable packing and renewable energy.

However, despite the evidence of progress, the page lacks detail and its targets are very vague.

As a result, Whitley Neill receives a bottom score in our Environmental Report ethical research category.

What can Whitley Neill do to improve its score? 

Whitley Neill’s low score on The Good Shopping Guide’s Spirits Ethical Ratings Table is the outcome of an assessment of a variety of ethical criteria.

To see its score improve on the Spirits Ethical Ratings Table, we recommend that Whitley Neill contact us and apply for Ethical Accreditation. By applying, Whitley Neill would be given some advice from The Good Shopping Guide on how to boost its bottom scores.

Your Spirits brand could benefit from Ethical Accreditation. Our certified brands proudly display our Ethical Mark which shows consumers that shopping with its company is an ethical and sustainable decision.

Visit our Ratings Tables to see which other brands within the Ethical Spirits sector have achieved our ethics and sustainability certification. Would you like some more information? Please get in touch or fill out a rapid initial assessment form.

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  • Environmental Report


  • Genetic Modification


  • Organic


  • Nuclear Power


  • Fossil Fuels



  • Animal Welfare


  • Vegetarian/Vegan Verified



  • Armaments


  • Political Donations



  • Ethical Accreditation


  • Public Record Criticisms


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