• Research spotlight: How much does a miner earn?

    Research spotlight: How much does a miner earn?

    Long before we made a single phone, Fairphone was working to better understand and improve mineral supply chains. Many years and three phones later, we’re still focusing on our mission of driving important materials projects and pioneering research that has a positive impact on how materials are sourced, used ...

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  • Keeping your data safe with /e/OS

    Keeping your data safe with /e/OS

    We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with /e/ Foundation for an open-source operating system that prioritizes user privacy. /e/ Foundation is an international non-profit project with the mission to make user privacy accessible to all. When we asked the Fairphone community to choose an alternative operating system for the ...

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  • An opportunity to reimagine our world, and our place in it

    An opportunity to reimagine our world, and our place in it

    During the past months, as our worlds have become smaller, and our routines have been reduced to what we can accomplish within the confines of our homes, it appears that many of us have had an abundance of one thing: time to think. And those with a public platform – ...

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  • #stayconnected: Put down your phone

    #stayconnected: Put down your phone

    For a series titled “stay connected,” the following article might seem a bit counterintuitive, but bear with me. Before the lockdown began, my daily screentime clocked in at about three hours; That’s close to an entire day per week, more than three days a month and at the end ...

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  • #stayconnected: Long-distance grandparenting

    #stayconnected: Long-distance grandparenting

    I had been looking forward to visiting my grandma up north for weeks. We’d been exchanging texts and images, anticipating having a chat and a laugh, after not seeing each other for quite some time. But in a matter of days, like everyone else, we saw the world change around ...

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  • A message from our CEO Eva Gouwens

    A message from our CEO Eva Gouwens

    In these tense and uncertain times, I want to extend warm wishes to each of you in the Fairphone community. Every day, the situation evolves, and so many of the things we once took for granted have now been put on hold. But even as this coronavirus spreads across the ...

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  • A green new deal for electronics?

    A green new deal for electronics?

    As an industrial designer by training, and circular innovation lead here at Fairphone, the words “new stuff” have always felt taboo for me. I want the world to embrace the power of circularity, to make the most out of what we already have – not just keep producing more ...

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  • Fairphone 3 is opening doors to new markets and partnerships

    Fairphone 3 is opening doors to new markets and partnerships

    In August last year, we introduced the world to our latest achievement: the Fairphone 3. While our phone might already be a few months old, in sales terms, we’re just getting started. In fact, the excitement surrounding the Fairphone 3 hasn’t peaked or plateaued – it looks like we’re ...

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  • Show your Fairphone some love with brand new accessories

    Show your Fairphone some love with brand new accessories

    If you bought Fairphone 3, you probably noticed that the only thing in the box was the phone. No charger. No cables. No little extras. And we do that on purpose – to cut down on e-waste and encourage you to use what you already own. But maybe you lost ...

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