Who checks how badges are awarded?

Giki has set up an independent Advisory Board that reviews how we award badges. The Board meets quarterly and also reviews feedback from companies and users. The Board is made up of experts in sustainability, nutrition, worker rights, certification and supply chains...

Can you explain how to read the badges when they appear?

If a badge has been awarded then it appears in full colour. Green for sustainability, red for health and blue for fairness and our Hero Products are purple. If a badge is greyed out then it means the product did not meet our criteria for that badge to be...

What areas do the badges cover?

We award fifteen different badges split into these areas: Sustainability: better packaging; responsible sourcing; kinder cleaning; greener cosmetics; local; organic; carbon footprint; sustainable palm oil and plant based. Health: free from additives; no chemicals of...

How does the rating process work?

Our ratings draw on a number of different sources including on pack information; government guidelines and scientific research. We draw this data into our database which then algorithmically scores each product against all the badge options to create the individual...