Manufacturing

Worker Welfare Fund: Electing worker representatives

A few weeks ago, I traveled to Chongqing in central China to visit our production partner Guohong where Fairphones are produced. But this trip wasn’t about our upcoming production; instead we were focused on activities related to the Worker Welfare Fund, specifically worker representative elections. (…)

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News

Second batch delivery begins

The second batch delivery has officially begun! On Monday 21 July, the first phones arrived at the distribution center in the Netherlands. Beginning Tuesday 22 July and throughout the week, this shipment of nearly 1,000 phones has made its way across Europe. But we know there are still many more phones to account for and in this blog post, (…)

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News

July production update: Delivery set to begin next week

Every day we’re getting closer to getting our second batch Fairphones into the hands of their new owners. Since the last production update a few weeks ago, production has been busy with final checks on quality in terms of production quality, finalizing software, and reviewing packaging materials. (…)

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Design

Launching Fairphone 3D-printed cases with 3D Hubs

Fairphone’s 3D-printed case challenge Design A Day starts today! Attention current and future Fairphone owners: Do you want to have a unique case for your Fairphone designed directly from the inspiration of the Fairphone community? (…)

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Life cycle

Next step in Life Cycle Assessment: Inventory Analysis

Fairphone puts social values first. But what about the environment? Over the course of designing the first Fairphone, a number of decisions were made that improved the phone’s environmental impact – some on purpose, some by chance. Keep on reading if you want to learn more! (…)

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News

Press Review – Look Who’s Talking

Over the past year and a half we’ve been overwhelmed and honored to have quite a few inquisitive journalists knock on our door and start asking questions. We can’t possibly write in all the languages of the world, so we’re pleased to have the press step in to spread the word. (…)

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News

Our online shop is open for pre-orders!

We’re ready to start taking your orders! As of today, we’re selling our second batch Fairphones in our shiny new online shop. Order your Fairphone now and join a movement to change how products are made. (…)

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Social entrepreneurship

Introduction to our Support Team

Many of you have been in touch with our Support team since the first Fairphones were shipped last December. Some of you are just getting to know our team members as we gear up for sales of the next batch of phones. So before this busy period starts up again, we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce ourselves and how we work. (…)

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