• Fairphone in the news: Best of 2020

    Fairphone in the news: Best of 2020

    At Fairphone, we spend lots of our time sharing our story with the world… So sometimes it’s nice to sit back and let someone else do the talking. Want to see what others are saying about Fairphone? Despite the curveballs thrown this year, 2020 was a year of continued growth ...

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  • Meet the changemakers: Sander de Kramer

    Meet the changemakers: Sander de Kramer

    We’re on a journey to change the electronics industry – and we’re not alone. While the Fairphone is a physical expression of the possibility of change, it also happens to be a great storytelling device that connects us with inspiring changemakers from all over. In this series, we want to ...

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  • Paying living wage in the electronic supply chain

    Paying living wage in the electronic supply chain

    For many of us, December is a time where we have to watch our wallets and budget carefully – especially this year, as COVID-19 wreaks havoc on the global economy. But for many more people, this is a year-round concern, regardless of the coronavirus. Low wages are a persistent problem ...

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  • Fairphone 3+: Now with fairer magnets

    Fairphone 3+: Now with fairer magnets

    We are excited to announce our latest step towards a fairer future: there is now 100% recycled neodymium in our speakers and 90% recycled neodymium in our vibration motor! “That’s great,” I hear you say, “but what is neodymium?” Neodymium (Nd) is a rare earth, crucial for the magnets we ...

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  • Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Gony Zubizarreta

    Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Gony Zubizarreta

    We’re on a journey to change the electronics industry – and we’re not alone. While the Fairphone is a physical expression of the possibility of change, it also happens to be a great storytelling device that connects us with inspiring changemakers from all over. In this series, we want to ...

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  • Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Rewilders Project

    Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Rewilders Project

    We’re on a journey to change the electronics industry – and we’re not alone. While the Fairphone is a physical expression of the possibility of change, it also happens to be a great storytelling device that connects us with inspiring changemakers from all over. In this series, we want to ...

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  • Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Marlon Lipke

    Meet the changemakers: Fairphone Ambassador Marlon Lipke

    We’re on a journey to change the electronics industry – and we’re not alone. While the Fairphone is a physical expression of the possibility of change, it also happens to be a great storytelling device that connects us with inspiring changemakers from all over. In this series, we want to ...

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  • Longevity month: #RepairReuseRecycle

    Longevity month: #RepairReuseRecycle

    Let’s start this article with a quick etymological experiment representing a timelapse of the goings-on in the electronics industry. We’re going to fixate on a word and repeat it so many times that it’s meaning becomes somewhat distorted: “Innovation. Innovation. Innovation. InnovationInnovationinnovation“. Each cycle of repetition waters down the core ...

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  • An update from our CEO: Reported software issues and our next steps

    An update from our CEO: Reported software issues and our next steps

    February Update Last month we were happy to share that we had made significant progress and addressed most of the reported issues in our latest software update. Our investigation into the “no audio until restart” issue was, however, still ongoing. Today, we would like to share some more positive news: our ...

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