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Fairphone
06/23/2017 at 15:00. Facebook
#EyesOnGold: Reducing child labour in Ugandan gold mines

As a concrete action following Monday's Responsible Gold Covenant, Fairphone has partnered with Philips Stop Kinderarbeid, Unicef Nederland, Solidaridad and Fairtrade Foundation to set up a supply chain for responsible gold from Uganda.

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06/23/2017 at 14:23. Facebook
#EyesOnGold: Reducing child labour in Ugandan gold mines

As a concrete action following Monday's Responsible Gold Covenant, Fairphone has partnered with Philips Stop Kinderarbeid, Unicef Nederland, Solidaridad and Fairtrade Foundation to set up a supply chain for responsible gold from Uganda.

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Bernardo Bordeira
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Fairphone
06/22/2017 at 16:30. Facebook
#EyesOnGold: The goldmine partnership

We are joining forces with others to achieve Uganda's first responsible mine.

As a concrete action following monday's Gold Covenant, Fairphone has partnered with Philips, Stop Kinderarbeid, Unicef Nederland, Solidaridad and Fairtrade Gold to support Uganda’s first responsible gold mine.

The partnership is already underway and activities in Uganda will...
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Fairphone
06/22/2017 at 13:06. Facebook
YES! Cannes Lion in Gold for Fairphone 2 product design

Fairphone and Seymourpowell won Gold at the #CannesLions2017 for making Fairphone 2 the best design in the category “Sustainability & Environmental Impact.”

The Cannes Lions is one of the most prestigious awards in the field of advertising and creative communications.

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YES Cannes Lion in Gold for Fairphone 2 product design

Designing the Fairphone 2

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Karolina Baras
Mathieu Dancause
Anders Lund
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Fairphone
06/22/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
Fairphone in the cinema: War on Minerals

Last friday, TransitieCinema screened the movie "War On Minerals" in Den Haag alongside a discussion session with human rights worker Sr. Cecilia Castro Ruiz, Laura Gerritsen from Fairphone, and Manon Muti from The Hague Training Course for Human Rights Defenders.

The best quotes can be found below.
Fairphone in the cinema: War on Minerals
Joan Lichterman
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Fairphone
06/21/2017 at 11:53. Facebook
#EyesOnGold: What is happening with gold this week?

Why are we focussing on gold - the Fairphone already supports Fair Trade gold from Peru. While this first step is already something to celebrate, gold mining is still causing a lot of social and environmental problems worldwide. That's why we are continuing to steer demand for more responsible gold in our supply chain and the electronics...
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EyesOnGold: What is happening with gold this week

Fairphone wants to increase global supply of fair gold - Fairphone

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Fairphone
06/19/2017 at 16:14. Facebook
#EyesOnGold: Fairphone signs gold covenant

Today, members of the jewellery and the electronics industry, trade associations, NGOs, and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs have signed a commitment to tackle child labour and dangerous working conditions in gold mines.

The ‘Covenant for Responsible Gold’ represents a commitment to improving every step of the gold supply chain, from mining to...
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EyesOnGold: Fairphone signs gold covenant
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Fairphone
06/18/2017. Facebook
In case you have missed it, this week we were directing our #EyesOnCobalt to take the next step in making a fair phone wit conflict-free minerals.

- Read our blog about our trip to the DR Congo again: [ Frphn.co Link ]
- Watch the video of our DRC trip again: [ Youtube.com Link ]
- Watch more pictures of our DRC trip on Instagram: [ Instagram.com Link ]
In case you have missed it this week we were directing our
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Fairphone
Fairphone
06/17/2017. Facebook
This genius video by Whymaps and Fundación Cotec sums up many ideas that Fairphone wants to realise about the circular economy.

- Repairability
- Modularity
- Due diligence
- Extended ownership
This genius video by Whymaps and Fundación Cotec sums up many ideas

Economía Circular: descubre lo que es antes de que reviente el Planeta. #EconomíaCircular

Nos lo estamos jugando todo. 15 minutos de viaje que no te dejarán indiferente. Continúa la conversación en comentarios, o en redes con el hashtag #EconomíaC...

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Fairphone
06/16/2017. Facebook
Partnership with Qwant!

We are currently on the VivaTech 2017, where we will be announcing a partnership with the search enginge Qwant.

Qwant doesn't need your data to deliver good search results. By partnering with them, we will achieve even greater choice for Fairphone users to control their phone and use it in line with their values and preferences.

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Partnership with Qwant We are currently on the VivaTech 2017 where we
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Thomas Roux
Antoine Barbeau
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Fairphone
06/15/2017. Facebook
Fairphone Open Update!

Fairphone Open, our Google-service-free Open Source version of Android, is now updateable to Android 6. By downloading it, you are opening up your phone even more, giving you more choice and flexibility.

If you can't open it, you don't own it!

At the start of 2016, we launched [ Fairphone.com Link ], our open source and development website. By publishing the source...
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Fairphone Open Update Fairphone Open our Googleservicefree Open Source version of Android
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Bertille Collignon
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Fairphone
06/14/2017. Facebook
#EyesOnCobalt:

How does a cobalt mine look like? How is it being transported? What kinds of machinery is in place?

For some visual insights into cobalt mining, check out our Instagram account. Please note that our pictures were chosen carefully in order not to violate the privacy of any of the depicted people or places.
EyesOnCobalt How does a cobalt mine look like How is it being

Fairphone (@fairphone) • Instagram photos and videos

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Fairphone
06/10/2017. Facebook
Why #EyesOnCobalt?

Our trip to the DR Congo was the result of our Minerals Report released earlier this year. It assessed many minerals present in a smartphone for their risks and challenges.

Based on this, we decided to look into cobalt next on our journey towards a fairer supply chain for mobile phones.

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Why EyesOnCobalt Our trip to the DR Congo was the result of

Zooming in on 10 materials and their supply chains - Fairphone

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Fairphone
06/09/2017. Facebook
#EyesOnCobalt:

Fairphone is determined to stay true to its approach of finding local solutions in problematic areas like Katanga to let people keep their minerals-based livelihoods.

We believe that we can find solutions on the ground. Destroying demand for artisanal mining cannot be the answer.

Therefore, our recent trip to DRC was a way to keep our #EyesOnCobalt and start researching such...
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EyesOnCobalt Fairphone is determined to stay true to its approach of finding

On-site visit to cobalt mines in Congo, April 2017 - Fairphone

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Fairphone
06/08/2017. Facebook
Ask us anything about our cobalt trip!

Fairphoners are critical and conscious, they look beyond appearances and understand that most issues are neither black nor white.

We invite all of you to our new #AskMeAnything with Laura about our new cobalt research trip #EyesOnCobalt.

Start drafting your questions, and bookmark the page on frphn.co/DRCAMA. Be curious and critical!

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Ask us anything about our cobalt trip Fairphoners are critical and conscious

Live AMA with Laura Gerritsen 13th Jun, from 17:00 CEST (UTC+02:00)

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Fairphone
06/08/2017. Facebook
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Fairphone
06/07/2017. Facebook
What exactly did we do in the DRC and what did we learn from this?

After our Minerals Report earlier in the year, Laura and Sylvain have spent a week in April in the Democratic Republic of Congo to explore ways to fairly extract cobalt, which is used in smartphone batteries.

They tried to find out what artisanal miners, the local authorities and other stakeholders involved in the mining of...
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Sarah Washington
Lilian MacMillan
Fairphone
Fairphone
06/07/2017. Facebook
It is time we direct our #EyesOnCobalt!

Fairphone is determined to improve cobalt mining conditions. Looking into artisanal Cobalt extraction is therefore our next step in exploring a fairer supply chain. In April, Laura and Sylvain have been to the Democratic Republic of Congo. In the coming days, you will see and read about the situation there, understand the issues at hand and be able to...
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It is time we direct our EyesOnCobalt Fairphone is determined to improve
Jari Ylisuvanto
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Fairphone
06/04/2017. Facebook
Join our team!

There are plenty of vacancies at Fairphone:

- Tech Support Representative
- B2B Sales Specialists
- Legal Counsel
- Software Engineer

Work with us in Amsterdam, take up a job with a purpose, and enjoy yoga lessons on tuesdays! ;)

Jobs - Fairphone

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Gabriel Arafa
Sophie Colletas
Pablo R. Ros
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Fairphone
06/02/2017. Facebook
What can you do to make a difference?

This week is the European Sustainable Development Week. There are many initiatives and organisations on the continent which work towards achieving and advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, us being among them.

Fairphone is dedicated to make a product which contributes to the UN Sustainable Development goals and empowers others to do so, too. We...
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What can you do to make a difference This week is the