changing the way products are made
Fairphone is a seriously cool smartphone that puts social values first. Fairphone have built relationships for better practices, from working conditions to recylcing, it boasts a smart, open and responsible design for fair electronics, and fair transparent pricing and production. But that’s not all, Fairphone also addresses the entire lifespan of mobile phones and uses conflict-free resources ensuring peace of mind and redefining the economy one step at a time.
Fairphone is a social enterprise, which started in 2010 as a project of Waag society, Action Aid and Schrijf-Schrijf, aimed at raising awareness about conflict minerals in electronics and the wars that the sourcing of these minerals is fueling in the DR Congo. The campaign and research into the complex supply chain ran for 3 years. In 2013, Fairphone established its social enterprise with the aim of designing, creating and producing its first smartphone and taking the next crucial step in uncovering the story behind the sourcing, production, distribution and recycling of electronics.
To find out more visit: http://www.fairphone.com/