Ethics in Electronics: A Fair Phone, Not Just Smart

A Fairphone is a smartphone that is fair to all the workers involved, to the people who use it, and to the planet that it is made on. They have just released the fourth incarnation of their smartphone (globally available except in the USA). Fairphone has always been very willing to share their journey of trying to achieve a fairer phone. “We believe that transparently sharing our insights with the public and wider industry is vital. We publish what we discover, share the choices we make, and raise awareness of alternatives,” says Ioiana Luncheon of Fairphone. You can browse many resources on their website and really dive into their complete supply chain. Their “Fair Materials” series is a good place to start. 

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