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"24.10.2016 15:09:59" fairphone.com Fairphone 2 is first smartphone to receive Blue Angel certification I'm very proud to share some good news: the Fairphone 2 has now received the Blue Angel certification. With this distinction, our phone joins more than 12,000 products and services that have been singled out for aspiring to better environmental standards. We've got a Blue Angel, the most important German certification for the environment!
Barbara Hendricks, the Minister for the Environment in Germany gave it to Tina, Fabian and Flavia this afternoon in Berlin.
Share with your friends and let the world
"23.10.2016 14:40:00" pers.vpro.nl VPRO Tegenlicht: De eerlijke onderneming | Ontwerper Bas van Abel besloot een mobiele telefoon te maken, waarbij mens en natuur zo min mogelijk worden uitgebuit. De dilemma's die hij bij het produceren van zijn Fairphone tegenkomt, zijn lessen voor iedereen die een eerlijke onderneming nastreeft. Vanavond in VPRO Tegenlicht:
De dilemma's van Fairphone CEO Bas van Abel en zijn persoonlijke lessen voor iedereen die een eerlijke onderneming wil opzetten.
"21.10.2016 15:10:59" instagram.com Instagram photo by Fairphone • Oct 21, 2016 at 3:00pm UTC See this Instagram photo by @wearefairphone • 7 likes Come find us this week at Dutch Design Week!
Catch our founder and #DDW16's ambassador Bas van Abel speaking on October 22 and 27.
Can't make it?
Follow us on Instagram and get behind the scenes updates!
"18.10.2016 08:50:37" Timeline Photos Modular gets a makeover. Introducing new cover designs for the Fairphone 2!
Pre-order today to get your Fairphone 2 before 16 December:
"15.10.2016 14:47:04" Timeline Photos Our new website is live!
Learn everything about Fairphone http://bit.ly/2cr3okT
"08.10.2016 16:56:00" mineweb.com What it takes to make a conflict-free smartphone Independent DRC miners are the face of a new collaboration that allows miners and company alike to profit. “A mine owner, a cooperative and diggers who were previously at war with each other are now working together,” he said. “That has to be good news."
Cooperative mining to take of on Congo.
"07.10.2016 14:20:30" Timeline Photos Our new website is live!
Learn everything about Fairphone http://bit.ly/2cr3okT
"05.10.2016 15:05:07" Timeline Photos Today Dutch prime minister Mark Rutte came to our office and opened the Fairphone 2.
Together with our partner MVO Nederland we push the circular economy on the political agenda.
"03.10.2016 15:34:40" ec.europa.eu EUROPA - Environment - European Business Awards for the Environment - Home European Commission - European Business Awards for the Environment - Home Fairphone is a finalist for the European Business Awards for the Environment!
Thanks everyone for the support!
"03.10.2016 10:27:05" BuyAware Hi guys!
After last weeks publication of the slightly depressing assessment results of the HTC 10, we think it is about time to spark some fresh optimism by publishing the results of another one of the front-runners in our rating: It is the analysis of A group of Swiss students is researching the impact of mobile phones.
Meet Buyware and read their findings on Fairphone on their page.
"30.09.2016 14:18:01" fairphone.zendesk.com What is the Privacy Impact feature? The Privacy Impact feature checks permissions of apps the first time you open them, so you can become more aware of the amount of access you give to apps. A smartphone is deeply personal device t... The Fairphone 2 helps you protect your privacy.
Read here how:
"30.09.2016 09:34:42" AMA with Fairphone 1 developer Franz-Xaver Geiger. AMA with Fairphone 1 developer Franz-Xaver Geiger. I am Franz-Xaver Geiger and I'm a developer at Fairphone. My main project is getting Android 4.4 to the Fairphone 1.
Thursday 13 october you can Ask Me Anything
Join us on the Fairphone Forum to ask your Fairphone was made possible because of 60.000 Fairphone 1 buyers.
Meet Franz: they main developer of the next update for the Fairphone 1.
You can ask him anything on 13 October.
"29.09.2016 09:30:31" rushkoff.com Digital Trends - The Best Smartphone is the One You Already Own - Rushkoff Now that Apple has disappointed early adopters with a mere incremental iPhone upgrade, and Samsung has done even worse by releasing exploding Galaxy Note 7s, the preposterous futility of the smartphone wars should be coming apparent. Those people who are "Love the phone you're with."
Douglas Rushkoff explains why we need to keep phones longer.
How old is your phone?
"28.09.2016 14:13:56" Timeline Photos We won a Lovie Award! Also known as: "The Oscar of the Internet"!
Please bear with us as we try to get our heart-beat down again.
"26.09.2016 14:16:00" fairphone.zendesk.com Fairphone 2 software issue report In this article we want to inform you on what currently seem to be existing issues in the Fairphone 2 software. We will make sure to update this article when a new issue is recognized or when we ha... Got an issue?
Check our list of known issues and their solutions right here:
"24.09.2016 09:30:01" Timeline Photos Our new website is live!
Learn everything about Fairphone http://bit.ly/2cr3okT
"23.09.2016 08:58:26" fairphone.com A fresh look for the Fairphone brand - Fairphone The word “rebranding” can strike fear in the hearts of even the calmest colleagues, especially when you feel such a close connection to the brand, as many of us Fairphoners do. But it doesn't have to be scary – sometimes a little bit of change can reflect We launched our new website this week!
Read more about the ideas and process behind on our blog:
"21.09.2016 10:49:27" Timeline Photos Our new website is live!
Learn everything about Fairphone http://bit.ly/2cr3okT
"19.09.2016 14:10:01" fairphone.zendesk.com How to update your Fairphone 2 to the latest software Fairphone OS version 1.7.0 is the latest software update for your Fairphone 2 released in September 2016. We highly encourage you to proceed to the latest update which includes security fixes and impr... This is how to get the latest and greatest software on your Fairphone 2.
"17.09.2016 08:30:00" forum.fairphone.com Call for Beta Testers - Be the first to test a new update! Dear Community, We're launching updates to the Fairphone 2 every month. But before we bring new updates to thousands of Fairphone 2 owners, we hope to get feedback from our community. We're currently beta testing with a dedicated group of Fairphone Join the movement for fairer electronics and become a beta tester!
Check out the new code and help Fairphone.
"16.09.2016 14:19:01" newsroom.unfccc.int The World's First Ethical SmartphoneMomentum for Change Podcast In this episode of the UNFCCC's Momentum for Change Podcast, we speak to a Dutch social enterprise that has produced what has been heralded as the world's first ethically sourced smartphone. Fairphone improves access to conflict-free minerals, while Did you know that there are at least 30 different minerals in every smartphone?
What's more, those minerals often come from conflict zones.
Listen to the "Momentum for Change Podcast"
"14.09.2016 14:38:00" bftw.bthechange.com Best for the World It is commonplace for business leaders to discuss how they minimize the harm their businesses do to communities and the environment. These days, everyone seems to be talking about “sustainability.” Best in the world. Best for the world
These companies got awarded for making a better place.
"14.09.2016 09:42:46" Co.Design Congratulations to Fairphone! #IBDawards2016 winner for design for social good: We've won the #IBDawards2016!
Thanks to the jury and the support from the movement.
"12.09.2016 12:52:34" Fairphone's cover photo
"10.09.2016 09:01:00" killiankemps.fr Getting free with Fairphone 2 by Killian Kemps Among the reasons why I bought the Fairphone 2 is its engagement about open source. I wish with this phone to rely the most possible on free software and to control everything on my phone. This way, I'm not obliged to always buy new hardware because of Learn from Killian Kemps tells you how to get Fairphone Open. Take your Fairphone and your privacy to the next level.
A great project for the weekend.
Even if you don't have anything better to do.
"08.09.2016 14:11:00" IFA 2016 Video Safe energy, protect privacy, design with a conscience, search anything, repair everything.
"07.09.2016 14:14:00" blog.vireo-store.de Wie nachhaltig ist das Fairphone 2? Die Deutsche Umwelthilfe (DUH) und das Frauenhofer Institut für Zuverlässigkeit und Mikrointegration (IZM) haben sich in Kooperation mit der Telekom Deutschland mit der Frage "Wie nachhaltig ist das Fairphone 2?" beschäftigt. In diesem Rahmen wurden in "Wie nachhaltig ist das Fairphone 2?"
In Österreich und Deutschland wurden 48 Experten befragt.
"06.09.2016 14:05:01" fastcodesign.com The Next Wave Of Dutch Design Subverting systems, tackling ethical issues, and questioning ownership: The latest crop of Dutch designers is no longer about ironic winks. Visit Dream Out Loud: Designing for Tomorrow's Demands, an exhibition of white-hot Dutch designers at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam.
"05.09.2016 14:01:39" Little Sun Today we joined forces with socially-minded enterprises to promote sustainability & ethical practices in the #tech industry! #IFA2016 #sustainability #ConnectedByTheSun
Looking forward to shaping a sustainable future with you! Ecosia Fairphone B Working on good technology achieves more when doing it together.
Thanks to Ecosia Little Sun iFixit.com and Nextcloud and everyone joining the event this morning!
"04.09.2016 13:31:32" Nextcloud At #IFA2016 we present a sustainable alternative with Little Sun Fairphone iFixit.com Ecosia - yes, we can! #privacy #sustainable #selfhosting #repair #fairtrade #search Meet us at IFA with Little Sun, iFixit.com, Ecosia and Nextcloud.
Presenting a sustainable alternative for everyone.
"04.09.2016 13:25:54" gizmodo.com Nobody Wants a Modular Smartphone Google has reportedly killed its long-delayed, much-hyped modular smartphone initiative, Project Ara. I say good riddance. Not everybody thinks modularity is good:
"It's nice in theory to think you upgrade your gadgets, but for better or worse, we live in a disposable gadget era. You use something for a few years and then either gift it or recycle it."
What do you think?
"03.09.2016 14:10:01" vimeo.com Cell Phone Self-Assembly This is "Cell Phone Self-Assembly" by on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them. This mobile phone is assembling itself! No more need for workers or robots. Watch this amazing proof of concept by MIT
"02.09.2016 15:27:35" killiankemps.fr Switching to Fairphone 2 | Killian Kemps - Blog & Portfolio I had enough of Windows phone so I bought the Fairphone 2. It's been a long time I was considering buying this phone, but I couldn't just buy a new phone when my current one was still working great. It would be against Fairphone's principles. So I took "So I took the opportunity that someone of the family circle wanted a smartphone to give my Lumia 925 and to buy the Fairphone 2 instead."
Read the story of Killian Kemps
"02.09.2016 14:58:01" killiankemps.fr Switching to Fairphone 2 | Killian Kemps - Blog & Portfolio I had enough of Windows phone so I bought the Fairphone 2. It's been a long time I was considering buying this phone, but I couldn't just buy a new phone when my current one was still working great. It would be against Fairphone's principles. So I took "So I took the opportunity that someone of the family circle wanted a smartphone to give my Lumia 925 and to buy the Fairphone 2 instead."
Read the story of Killian Kemps
"01.09.2016 14:00:00" The Story of Stuff Project "The survey showed that more than 80 percent of consumers wanted smartphones to be designed to last and be easy to fix."
Greenpeace USA via Sustainable Brands & Californians Against Waste Stuff. It is everywhere. And guess what: most people want to have less stuff.
Read this result by Greenpeace USA and The Story of Stuff Project
"25.08.2016 13:43:05" Greenpeace Deutschland Brauchen wir immer schneller, immer mehr Smartphones? Oder sind saubere Technologien die Zukunft: Fair und giftfrei produziert, mit wiederverwendbaren Rohstoffen und langer Lebensdauer.
Unterstütze unsere Kampagne, für wahre Innovation:
"25.08.2016 08:34:00" Timeline Photos Read about progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer on our blog:
#Fairphone #Modular #Android #Smartphone #Android #work #China #Valuechain #Production #welfare
"24.08.2016 14:35:01" BERLIN CELEBRATES IFA Am Stand von Fairphone & Little Sun kannst du dich über das Smartphone mit sozialen Werten und das dazu passende solarbetriebene Ladegerät informieren. Für jedes erworbene Little Sun Produkt stellst du ein Produkt für Menschen in Afrika zu einem lokal Join us in Berlin in September!
We'll be there with our friends from Little Sun
"24.08.2016 08:33:01" Timeline Photos A Fairphone 2 motherboard is being assembled at the factory in China.
Read about progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer on our blog:
#Fairphone #Modular #Android
"23.08.2016 14:59:00" fairphone.com Progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer | Fairphone When we began working with Hi-P in 2014 to produce the Fairphone 2, we made our goals for worker welfare clear: to collaboratively improve working conditions, employee engagement and employee representation. Now that we're over a year and a half into our One of our goals is to improve employee representation and engagement on workplace-related topics.
Read about all our goals in our new blog post:
"23.08.2016 08:32:01" Timeline Photos This is our CTO Olivier Hebert checking a freshly made Fairphone 2.
Read about progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer on our blog:
#Fairphone #Modular #Android
"22.08.2016 08:31:00" Timeline Photos A worker assembling the Fairphone 2 bottom module.
Read about progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer on our blog:
#Fairphone #Modular #Android #Smartphone
"21.08.2016 08:30:00" Timeline Photos A worker assembling the Fairphone 2.
Read about progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer
Click here to read the whole story:
#Fairphone #Modular #Android
"20.08.2016 08:56:00" zdnet.com Smart covers, new cameras: Where the world's most ethical smartphone goes next | ZDNet After three years of making handsets, Fairphone is looking to grow beyond its startup roots. We've got plans.
ZDNet offers a peek into what's around the corner.
"19.08.2016 14:56:00" Timeline Photos Part of the reasons for fluctuating working hours, lack of time off and a high percentage of agency employees is unstable production.
Get the whole story here:
"19.08.2016 13:08:45" Timeline Photos This picture shows you the percentage of workers who have at least one day of every week in the Hi-P factory.
Get the entire picture on our blog:
"19.08.2016 10:20:37" fairphone.com Progress and challenges to improving working conditions with our Fairphone 2 manufacturer When we began working with Hi-P in 2014 to produce the Fairphone 2, we made our goals for worker welfare clear: to collaboratively improve working conditions, employee engagement and employee representation. Now that we're over a year and a half into our Over a year of producing Fairphones with our Chinese partner Hi-P.
What has been achieved and what still needs to be done?
Read about the welfare of our workers.
"18.08.2016 08:47:01" theguardian.com Phone companies release too many new models, say consumers A Greenpeace survey finds people would be happy to upgrade less often and think companies should be responsible for phone recycling Too many phones are thrown away.
Join our journey to make phones repairable, longer lasting and easier to recycle.
"16.08.2016 14:21:00" #Screening4Action - Fairphone and Stand with Congo movie night #Screening4Action - Fairphone and Stand with Congo movie night Fairphone is teaming up with Stand with Congo to screen the movie 'When Elephants Fight' at our Fairphone office on 25 September, and you're invited!
After the screening we'll have an inspiring Skype discussion and Q&A with Garrett Moore, Stand with Join us at the office for the Stand with Congo movie night!
After the screening we'll have a Q&A with Garrett Moore, Stand with Congo's campaign coordinator.
Get more info and reserve seats on the event page
"16.08.2016 09:12:01" Timeline Photos Is whipping and messing your thing?
We've got you covered.
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote #Earth #Good #Waste
"15.08.2016 09:12:00" Timeline Photos Join the shift!
Keep your phone longer and reduce your impact on the earth.
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote #Earth #Good #Waste
"13.08.2016 09:10:00" Timeline Photos There is a place where phones go after they died.
We don't want your phone to go there.
Your Fairphone 2 can stay.
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote #life
"12.08.2016 09:10:00" Timeline Photos What is ethical?
What is fair?
And what has that to do with pretty multicolored rocks?
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote #Ethics #Minerals
"11.08.2016 14:28:07" dariadaria.com Video: So Funktioniert das Fairphone 2 Was kann das #Fairphone 2?
Dariadaria hat es getestet und das Video gibt's hier!
"11.08.2016 12:25:48" AMA with Michiel AMA with Michiel I am Michiel Stoop, Customer Support Manager at Fairphone.
This Thursday you can Ask Me Anything
A little about me:
After finishing my Master in Organisation Sciences at the Free University of Amsterdam, I joined the customer support team at Fairphone. Tonight only!
The first AMA with master of support: Michiel Stoop.
Read all about it here:
"11.08.2016 09:09:01" Timeline Photos Who wants to be average?
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote #notnormal
Get yours at shop.fairphone.com
"10.08.2016 09:08:01" Timeline Photos When was the last time the screen of your smartphone broke?
Screen replacement at home in 23 seconds has arrived.
Have a look at the Fairphone 2 at shop.fairphone.com
#WeAreFairphone #Fairphone2 #Quote
"09.08.2016 09:07:00" Timeline Photos Visit shop.fairphone.com to get yours.
"08.08.2016 15:31:41" AMA with Michiel AMA with Michiel I am Michiel Stoop, Customer Support Manager at Fairphone.
This Thursday you can Ask Me Anything
A little about me:
After finishing my Master in Organisation Sciences at the Free University of Amsterdam, I joined the customer support team at Fairphone. Join us this Thursday for Fairphones first AMA!
Michiel will try to answer all your questions.
Join the Fairphone forum to take part.
"06.08.2016 14:22:01" verite.org The Nexus of Illegal Gold Mining and Human Trafficking in Global Supply Chains | www.verite.org Verité services help companies and other stakeholders fully understand labor issues, overcome obstacles, and build sustainable solutions into their supply chains, benefiting companies and workers alike. This is why supporting initiatives like #fairtrade and #fairmined is important
"05.08.2016 10:47:31" Timeline Photos Our response time in customer support is slower than we'd like. We're very sorry for making you wait.
Here's what we're doing to improve it.
"01.08.2016 14:24:00" zdnet.com Brick by brick: Will modular handsets save the smartphone market, or destroy it? For the foreseeable future, modular smartphones will be niche products -- and you might just be that niche. Love Technology and got Ethics?
Then the Fairphone 2 might be the one for you.
Read ZDNet latest on the wonderful niche of modular phones.
"25.07.2016 15:30:18" fairphone.com Join the team - Social Media Internship | Fairphone Social Media Internship We are looking for a Social Media intern to become part of our growing team of passionate people who work to achieve our mission. If you are as excited as we are about creating positive change, then have a look at our vacancy We're looking for someone to help us write better messages on Facebook.
(and do many other cool stuff with our social media channels)
"23.07.2016 14:07:01" hetkanwel.net Fairphone: de ethische smartphone - hetkanWel.nl Fairphone maakt een prachtige, ethische smartphone die makkelijk te repareren is. Zo draag je ook met je smartphone bij aan een betere wereld. "Fairphone wil meewerken aan projecten die de hele productieketen van smartphones beter maken.
Zo willen ze een ethische smartphone maken van conflictvrije mineralen en meewerken aan de verbetering van mijnbouwpraktijken om zo lokale economieën in
"19.07.2016 14:34:00" huffingtonpost.com Conflict-Free Minerals From Conflict Zones, Now In Your Smartphone The mining industry often suffers from negative perceptions. Besides contributing to social and environmental abuses, in some instances the minerals and ... We get the tungsten for the vibration motor from Central Africa.
We're not only working to improve our own supply chain, we're also trying to encourage a more general acceptance of materials from this region.
"15.07.2016 14:22:00" theguardian.com Are modular phones the shape of things to come? The Guardian: "if it's modular you want, and now, then Fairphone is the most viable solution"
"14.07.2016 13:22:40" fairphone.com Closing the Loop: The garbage collectors of the mobile industry Tons of mobile phones are thrown away every year, in part because we replace them so frequently. Much of this electronic waste (e-waste) ends up in countries with unsafe and unregulated recycling practices, contributing to health and environmental In 2014 60.00 Fairphones had been sold.
The same year Closing the Loop recycled 65,000 phones
Where does your phone go when it's dead?
"12.07.2016 14:52:00" huffingtonpost.com Conflict-Free Minerals From Conflict Zones, Now In Your Smartphone The mining industry often suffers from negative perceptions. Besides contributing to social and environmental abuses, in some instances the minerals and ... What are Conflict Free Smartphones?
A) Phones that don't annoy your partner even if you play with them during diner.
B) Phones that don't allow you to install Pokémon Go
C) Phones that don't support wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
"11.07.2016 14:26:00" circle-economy.com Fairphone: Building a Movement for Fairer Electronics – Circle Economy The Challenge Nearly everyone owns or uses a phone. Most phones contain on average over 30 different minerals. These minerals are mined in various locations around the world, most of the time under poor conditions and have become known as conflict What is the impact on global warming of your Smartphone?
"Fairphones allow for the potential reduction of CO2 emissions by 25% and reduction of human toxicity by 42%."
"08.07.2016 09:55:32" patreon.com UBports is creating Ubuntu touch ports | Patreon Follow UBports on Patreon: Read posts by UBports on the world's largest platform enabling a new generation of creators and artists to live out their passions! The best of both worlds: Ubuntu and Fairphone 2.
Support this community project and be part of the people who made it happen.
"07.07.2016 16:01:00" wsj.com How Was Your Smartphone Made? Nobody Really Knows Smartphone manufacturing can support forced labor or even armed militias. A new brand called Fairphone pulls back the curtain on the electronics supply chain that can put profits over people. "What really makes Fairphone different is its marketing of radical transparency.
For the first time, I'm thinking about what's inside my phone, where it came from and who touched it before I did."
- Geoffrey A. Fowler today in The Wall Street Journal -
"06.07.2016 14:45:00" de.ubergizmo.com Fairphone 2: Auch Wolfram nun konfliktfrei - UBERGIZMO DE Fairphone 2: Auch Wolfram nun konfliktfrei Andreas Eichenseher 06.07.2016, 07:53 0 1 0 Post navigation Fairphone gibt bekannt, nun alle vier Konflikt-Rohstoffe aus nachverfolgbaren Lieferketten zu beziehen. Außerdem ergab eine Expertenumfrage, dass das
"05.07.2016 14:17:00" youtube.com Fairphone Every smartphone contains more than 30 different minerals from the mining sector. There are four minerals that are generally considered to be conflict minera... Why does Fairphone exist?
The United Nations made a 2 min. video about our goals and dreams.
"03.07.2016 13:28:00" fairphone.com Fairphone 1 upgrade to Android KitKat 4.4 coming soon We've got some happy news for Fairphone 1 owners: A full upgrade to Android 4.4 KitKat is on its way! It's been quite the journey to get this far, but thanks to the persistence of our software team, we're almost there. Software updates (and upgrade) It has been a bumby road, but now kitkat for your Fairphone 1 is on it's way.
Keep an eye on your phone (or mail)
"01.07.2016 08:17:02" Fairphone 1 upgrade to Android KitKat 4.4 coming soon
"01.07.2016 02:22:01" cohenvanbalen.com 75 Watt - REVITAL COHEN & TUUR VAN BALEN In 75 Watt, a product is designed to be made in China. The object's only function is to choreograph a dance performed by the labourers manufacturing it. Manufacturing has never been this aesthetic.
We can't promise that the Fairphone 2 is made this way.
"30.06.2016 14:10:00" theeastafrican.co.ke Mineral prices set to go up in Rwanda Entry of Fairphone and AVX Corporation into the market to increase competitiveness. East African Newspaper says that prices of minerals are up after we started buying in Rwanda.
Looks like we have a direct impact and help people earning better wages!
"30.06.2016 09:18:37" Embassy of the Netherlands in Austria Yesterday evening, Bibi Bleekemolen of the Dutch social enterprise Fairphone participated in a podium discussion on conflict minerals. The event was organised by the Karl-Renner-Institut. Other participants were Karin Küblböck of the Österreichische
"23.06.2016 15:11:11" fairphone.com How to back up your Fairphone 2 These days, our phones have more in common with computers than those boxy phones that would call by turning a numbered wheel (remember that?!). And just like regular PCs, your pocket-sized “computers” are packed with data and personal information that you The one thing you really need to know about your Fairphone
"22.06.2016 13:31:46" The journey of a conflict-free mineral into the Fairphone 2 Watch our new video and find out what it takes to get a conflict-free mineral into the Fairphone 2.
"22.06.2016 08:55:00" decorrespondent.nl Vanaf vandaag besluit ik de boeman te zijn: geen smartphones meer in mijn klas Vandaag hebben scholieren de ultieme reden om hun smartphone in de gaten te houden: de examenuitslag. Maar dat ze ook op andere dagen niet van hun telefoon zijn weg te slaan, zorgt ervoor dat ze zich slecht concentreren. Daarom besloot ik de smartphone in Geen Fairphone 2 in de klas.
(en geen andere telefoon ook)
Deze docent probeerde het een week en neemt een gedurfd besluit.
"20.06.2016 10:03:32" fairphone.com Fairphone has successfully managed to transparently source all four of the conflict minerals. Today we've got a new reason to celebrate: Conflict-free tungsten is now part of the Fairphone supply chain! With this achievement, Fairphone can finally announce that we set up traceable supply chains for all four internationally-recognized conflict Conflict-free tungsten from Rwanda will officially become part of our supply chain!
Now when your Fairphone 2 wiggles you know where those good vibrations come from.
"01.06.2016 10:09:23" forum.fairphone.com Fairphone Forum Where the Fairphone community discusses and gets social.
Get help with your Fairphone 1 or Fairphone 2. Join the movement for Fair Electronics online!
Share ideas, expertise and questions on our buzzing forum:
"26.05.2016 11:26:31" media.giphy.com gph.is We did it!
We've reached 100,000 Fairphone owners!
Up, up and away! On to the next 100K…
"25.05.2016 14:37:00" fairphone.com How to back up your Fairphone 2 | Fairphone These days, our phones have more in common with computers than those boxy phones that would call by turning a numbered wheel (remember that?!). And just like regular PCs, your pocket-sized “computers” are packed with data and personal information that you This is the one thing you need to do today: Back up your Fairphone 2.
Learn here how to do that fast and simple:
"25.05.2016 09:52:06" fairphone.zendesk.com Fairphone 2 OS Release notes The latest Fairphone 2 OS version is 1.3.6, released in May 2016. Below you'll find the release notes for our latest update, which includes fixes, improvements and new features. Fairphone 2 OS... See something different?
We've released an update to the Fairphone 2
Read the list of improvements here:
Is modularity the future of the mobile industry?
We hope it will allow more people to use their phones longer!
"23.05.2016 14:02:01" fairphone.com How to back up your Fairphone 2 These days, our phones have more in common with computers than those push-button boxes of plastic we used to mount on our walls (remember that?!). And just like regular PCs, your pocket-sized “computers” are packed with data and personal information that Disaster day will come when you least expect it.
Here are our tips for you to be a happy person on that day.
"21.05.2016 10:46:00" bbc.co.uk Circular Economy, Horizons - BBC World News Adam Shaw talks to Dame Ellen MacArthur about her plans to create a more circular economy. This weekend we are featuring in BBC horizons.
Let us know how you liked it!
"19.05.2016 08:33:03" youtube.com Blick hinters Display Wisst ihr eigentlich, wer euer Smartphone herstellt? Und unter welchen Bedingungen? Das neue Video zur Kampagne "Mensch. Macht. Handel. Fair." zeigt, was hin... Unsere Alltagsprodukte haben meistens einen langen und verzweigten Herstellungsweg hinter sich.
"19.05.2016 08:00:15" youtube.com #CATeam02 : Fairphone 2, équitable, modulaire, mais cher ! D'où proviennent les matières premières d'un smartphone ? Dans quelles conditions travaillent ceux qui les fabriquent ? Doit-on racheter un nouvel appareil d... "LE smartphone équitable…à l'addition salée…"
La Revue Tech
"18.05.2016 12:52:11" blog.rankabrand.org Electronics Brands: It's Time to Super Charge Sustainability One Electronics brand (Fairphone) sets an example while three other brands (Asus, Apple, and HP,) have made progress for the Electronics sector. Thinking about getting a new Smartphone?
Make sure you look at this list by Rank a Brand.
(ps. the Fairphone 2 is in stock now)
"17.05.2016 14:37:35" Timeline Photos All pre-ordered Fairphone 2's have been shipped! Thanks to our patient community for joining us in this milestone.
That means... Fairphone 2 now in stock! http://www.fairphone.com/phone/
"12.05.2016 14:42:00" youtube.com Tracing the gold used in the Fairphone 2 Fairphone team members explore the supply chain behind sourcing gold for the Fairphone 2. They meet AT&S, the manufacturer of our Printed Circuit Board (PCB)... It took us 2 years to get Fairtrade Gold into the Fairphone 2.
You can show your friends how we did it in 5 minutes.
Please share and help us make a change in the electronic industry!
"11.05.2016 14:40:52" Fairphone Community Event - The Next Web edition Fairphone Community Event - The Next Web edition Join us in an exploratory journey to make a living machine; a Fairphone 2 made of humans (like you) that can actually send and receive messages! What better way is there to truly learn what happens inside your mobile phone.
We're working together with Curious to learn how a smartphone works?
We're going to make one live and you can be a part.
"11.05.2016 07:30:59" therestartproject.org TGIF: Thank God I'm not in a Factory We have elaborate empathy buffers. Not just in relation to those who make our gadgets, but also those impacted by greenhouse gas emissions in manufacture Could you work in the factory that made your stuff?
These Norwegian teenagers tried to make their own clothes.
Watch the trailer to the documentary right here:
"04.05.2016 14:58:02" dw.com 'Do you really need a new smart phone - or do you just want one? When consumers constantly upgrade to the latest smart phone, this carries a heavy environmental cost. Although recycling helps, the underlying problem is economic growth versus the environment. How can this be solved? The impact on the environment by the production of smartphones is underestimated.
We need to produce less, use them longer and recycle the broken ones.
"02.05.2016 15:26:10" theguardian.com Fairphone: one smartphone company's search for conflict-free gold A Dutch social enterprise has created the first Fairtrade gold supply chain for consumer electronics – will other mobile phone companies follow suit? If we make this an industry standard, it will have a huge impact.
The Guardian reports on or quest for fair trade gold.
"01.05.2016 19:00:00" We've got verified! We've got verified! Our Facebook page now has a nice blue badge next to the name signifying we're an official page. :-)
"30.04.2016 16:41:01" Fairphone Fairphone 2 Open Source OS now public, ready for download!
A big step towards a phone you can open up.
"29.04.2016 09:08:01" fairphone.com Releasing the Fairphone 2 Open Operating System | Fairphone Note from the editor: We wrote this post to be accessible to everyone, no matter how technical you are. If you are a developer and want to dive straight into the finer details, head over to code.fairphone.com. It's finally here! Today we're publishing our Fairphone 2 Open Source OS now public, ready for download!
A big step towards a phone you can open up.
"28.04.2016 14:46:00" metronieuws.nl 'Vieze' smartphone veroorzaakt een hoop leed Batterijen in smartphones en tablets dragen vaak bij aan barre leefomstandigheden. De stof kobalt, zo'n 60 procent van de batterij, wordt onder voor Congolezen erbarmelijke omstandigheden verkregen. Dat blijkt uit onderzoek van Stichting Onderzoek Metro dook in het verhaal van Kobalt. Eén van de componenten van je smartphone. Het is geen leuk, maar wel een belangrijk verhaal om te lezen en te delen.
"26.04.2016 14:33:00" theverge.com Fairphone 2 review The first thing that greets your eyes when you open the packaging of the Fairphone 2 is a simple message: "Yours to open, yours to keep." For added emphasis, these words are printed on the inside... "A smartphone with a conscience"
The Verge has a detailed review of the #Fairphone 2.
A great read for anyone who wants to learn more!
"24.04.2016 14:39:00" cfp.linuxwochen.at Programm Linuxwochen Wien 2016 The story of Fairphone, the ethical smartphone that is built to last continues. With the Fairphone 2, the first modular smartphone on the market we address the Longevity aspects of the phone: users can easily replace broken parts by themselves and keep Join Kees, our lead programmer, at his Keynote in Vienna on Friday.
Linux Wochen Wien are starting this week!
"22.04.2016 12:06:32" fairphone.com From the factory to you: Packaging the Fairphone 2 | Fairphone From establishing a spare parts supply chain to developing special software features, in the past few months, we've been sharing lots of stories about creating the Fairphone 2 and expanding our impact with our latest phone. One topic we haven't touched on From the factory to you: Packaging the Fairphone 2
A true story of design, recycling and love.
"22.04.2016 11:35:00" Timeline Photos Today is #EarthDay
Celebrate and safe our planet.
It is the only one we've got!
"13.04.2016 10:01:57" wie-wir-wollen.at Wir wollen faire Smartphones bauen - Wie wir wollen Das niederländische Startup Fairphone hat es sich zur Aufgabe gemacht, problematische Punkte in der Elektronik-Industrie sichtbar zu machen. Kategorie: Welt retten
We are bringing the first modular and ethical smartphone to Austria with T-Mobile Austria.
Watch why we want this!
"01.04.2016 12:32:46" Dutch Design Week Kick-off Dutch Design Week 2016 with ambassadors Maarten Baas and Bas van Abel (Fairphone)! Sign up from April 1 - June 30! The Dutch Design Week is asking for entries. Sign up deadline is June 30.
(ps. Our CEO Bas van Abel is Ambassador this year for the DDW!)
"31.03.2016 14:55:18" fairphone.com How We Are Fixing The Spare Parts Supply Chain So You Can Repair Your Fairphone To break the cycle of constantly replacing broken or out-of-date phones, we’re designing our phones (and their lifespans) to last as long as possible. That’s why, from the start, we’ve focused on making the Fairphone easy to repair – either by yourself or Spare parts are essential to keep your stuff alive.
Read how we are fixing the spare parts supply chain so you can repair your Fairphone.
"25.03.2016 12:45:00" theguardian.com Apple announces new recycling program as interest in green gadgets grows Efforts to reduce e-waste have led some tech designers to create devices that aren’t as disposable as the gadgets we’re used to Apple Inc. improves the recycling of the iPhone with a robot named Liam.
A new step that enforces the movement for fairer electronics.
The Guardian covers them and Fairphone in this article:
"24.03.2016 13:53:40" youtube.com De Fairphone 2: het verhaal achter een duurzame telefoon Hoi! Ik ben Talita Kalloe - freelance journalist en oprichter van het online magazine Soulstores.com. Op Soul Stores vind je zowel winkelreportages als inter... Talita Kalloe van Soulstores haalt de Fairphone 2 voor je uit elkaar. (en zet 'm succesvol weer in elkaar).
In krap drie minuten een volledig overzicht van de Fairphone 2!
"23.03.2016 17:13:22" fairphone.com Boosting The Life Of Your Fairphone Battery | Fairphone Who’s got a charger? Does anyone have a charger?! In our age of constant connectivity, you’ll hear this question every day in offices, hotels and cafés worldwide. Our reliance on our phones has created a brand new kind of panic that ensues as soon as our 5 Tips to Boost the Battery Life of Your Fairphone 2.
Straight from our support team member Borjan.
(This works on all Android phones; so share with your friends!)
"22.03.2016 15:30:00" fairphone.com Our latest step to integrate conflict-free tungsten: visiting the mine in Rwanda | Fairphone At Fairphone, we care about the materials in our phone and want to inspire the entire industry to source more responsibly. With this in mind, we’ve been working with our supply chain partners to integrate conflict-free tungsten into our supply chain, The stuff that makes your phone vibrate is Tungsten.
Last week we visited the tungsten mines in Rwanda in our search to integrate conflict-free tungsten in the Fairphone 2.
Read about our trip to the Great Lake Regions in Africa.
"21.03.2016 16:32:01" fairphone.com Fairphone 2 now available through T-Mobile Austria Starting today, there’s a new way for Austrian Fairphone fans to get their hands on our latest device. Hello Austria!
You can now get the Fairphone 2 straight from every T-Mobile Austria shop and online.
More operators to come...
"21.03.2016 11:18:41" blog.t-mobile.at Das Fairphone 2 erstmals in Österreich erhältlich 0676 Blog: Ab 24.3 2016 ist das Fairphone, das erste nachhaltige Smartphone der Welt, erstmalig in Verbindung mit einem Mobilfunkvertrag erhältlich.
"18.03.2016 15:04:27" lpxshow.com LPX Episode 5: Building a fair(er) phone Most people probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about the materials used to build their phones, or the workers who put the hardware together. But Amsterdam-based Fairphone is trying t… Put on your headphones for this revealing LPX podcast with our own Daria and iFixit.com founder Kyle Wiens.
They'll show you the world of conflict minerals, worker conditions and repairability.
Know someone who doesn't know about fair electronics yet?
"16.03.2016 14:40:12" draadbreuk.nl Fair gezocht: Fairphone 2 review Anders dan Project Ara benadert Fairphone het modulaire concept met Hollandse nuchterheid. Geen revolutionaire magneetsysteempjes en het eindeloos verwisselen van onderdelen. Wel een telefoon die elke Harry met twee linkerhanden nog kan repareren. Wat van Fair komt is lekker.
Draadbreuk breekt de Fairphone open en toont de wondere wereld van modulaire mobieltjes.
"14.03.2016 16:32:38" fairphone.com Quieter, safer and more convenient: 7 tips for using your Fairphone 2 Hey there Fairphone 2 owners! Whether you received your phone back in December or just in the past week, we hope you’re getting to know and love your Fairphone 2. With the information provided in user guide and your own exploration, we assume that you’ve Longer, faster and even a little bit fairer.
Here are the top 7 tips for your Fairphone 2 straight from our Support team.
"10.03.2016 14:59:00" huffingtonpost.com Support Fairtrade Gold With Your Next Smartphone Smartphones contain dozens of minerals sourced from every corner of the globe, including gold, which is commonly used in printed circuit boards (PCBs) an... We achieved the first-ever Fairtrade gold supply chain in the consumer electronics industry.
Laura Gerritsen shares how she and her team did it. Read her story today at the The Huffington Post
"08.03.2016 10:40:00" T-Mobile Austria and Fairphone Press event.
"03.03.2016 15:57:02" fairphone.com Fairphone 2 reviewed: See what the press is saying! Have a look at what the media has been saying about the Fairphone 2. Positive News, ZDNet, The Next Web iFixit.com and MailOnline wrote about the Fairphone 2.
Just to name a few.
Share these tangible tear downs and ravishing reviews about the Fairphone 2
"02.03.2016 15:59:34" dailymail.co.uk Watch Fairphone replace the screen on its modular phone in SECONDS Fairphone, based in the Netherlands, showed MailOnline how simple it is to replace components on its latest handset, the Fairphone 2 (pictured). Just 23 seconds!
Now, we don't want to encourage you to take your Fairphone 2 apart. But if you do... post your best time in the comments.
And yeah, you can share this post to challenge your friends with other smartphones ;-)
"25.02.2016 15:36:35" fairphone.com How we’re tackling e-waste with the Fairphone 2 With the launch of the new Fairphone 2, the phone itself has gained significant attention for a few of the groundbreaking features that make it more ethical. Read our ambitions to consider and improve the entire life cycle of smartphones. The Fairphone 2 buyers made it happen.
In the coming weeks we're going to collect and recycle 18,000 phones.
We are changing the entire life cycle of smartphones. Read on our blog how.
"24.02.2016 14:55:09" Timeline Photos Announcement:
Fairphone and Jolla will deepen their collaboration in order to bring Sailfish OS to the Fairphone 2.
With Fairphone, Jolla shares a very active community that values transparency both in hardware production and software. Since autumn 2015
"22.02.2016 16:00:03" Photos from Fairphone's post We are replaceable.
See and order these spare parts in our shop:
"18.02.2016 15:32:10" fairphone.com Making the most of the Fairphone’s dual SIM functionality | Fairphone From the modular architecture and spare parts to open source software, we’ve talked a lot about what makes the Fairphone 2 unique. But there’s one useful function that we haven’t put in the spotlight recently: dual SIM. These two little SIM card slots These are the best ways to use the Dual SIM function in the Fairphone 2.
(And lowering your footprint at the same time)
Got even better ideas? Share them in the comments!
"03.02.2016 09:49:37" fairphone.com Join our Team Fairphone gives you the opportunity to create impact across continents & join a work environment full of international, passionate, warm hearted team members Will you be our new Customer Support Representative or B2B Sales Specialist?
#wearefairphone and #wearehiring
"01.02.2016 15:30:01" maxhavelaar.nl Max Havelaar | Fairphone lanceert als eerste smartphone met Fairtrade goud Fairphone geslaagd in eerste proef voor Fairtrade goud in productieketen van consumentenelektronica; maatschappelijke onderneming wordt eerste smartphoneproducent ter wereld met Fairtrade-licentie. Lees verder... We maken een goudeerlijke Smartphone.
Bekijk en bestel in onze online winkel
"27.01.2016 15:13:27" fairphone.com How we got Fairtrade certified gold in the Fairphone 2 supply chain Smartphones contain dozens of minerals sourced from every corner of the globe, including gold, which is commonly used in printed circuit boards (PCBs) as well as other wiring and components due to its excellent conductivity. And of course, it’s not o We have achieved the first-ever Fairtrade gold supply chain for the consumer electronics industry!
We'd like to celebrate with you and congratulate our partners on this milestone.
"25.01.2016 15:22:00" orphax.bandcamp.com 100.000 Fairphones, by Orphax 1 track album This is the sound of 100.000 Fairphones
Orphax (who works on our support team during the day) made this composition last Friday night.
"23.01.2016 11:59:11" Timeline Photos Amazing, we're a 100,000 fair friends!
Only with your continued support we can change the electronics industry for the better. Thank you for joining us!
"21.01.2016 17:05:31" The Movement is growing! Oh my, how you've grown... There are almost 100,000 great people here!
What do you all look like?
Post a selfie in the comments and show off your Fairphone.
"20.01.2016 16:24:57" forum.fairphone.com Human rights abuses behind smartphones: Amnesty International on cobalt mines in the DRC Hi all! I wanted to highlight and bring your attention to a new publication of Amnesty International about human rights abuses in cobalt mines in the DRC. The report is very informative and I’m pleased that this topic is gaining more weight in the pu To many smartphones are made using child labor.
Amnesty International exposes child labor in the production of smartphones.
Read about our search for fair minerals for the Fairphone 2 and discuss on our forum.
"19.01.2016 15:14:00" arte.tv Fairphone Here is an if-I-were-you-I-would watch and share:
FuturMag dives into the world of Fairphone.
A 15 minute watch on ARTE in English, German or French.
"15.01.2016 15:32:01" fairphone.com Supporting conflict-free tungsten in Rwanda | Fairphone With Fairphone 2 we continue our journey to open up the supply chain, trace materials back to the source and stimulate responsible sourcing together with our suppliers. For tin and tantalum, we continue to work with traceability initiatives that supp When your Fairphone 2 vibrates, it is Rwanda calling.
Read our blog on how we researched this mineral to have a conflict-free vibrating mechanism in the Fairphone 2
"14.01.2016 19:27:01" computerbild.de Fairphone 2 im Test: Wenn Lego, Öko-Denke und Vernunft aufeinandertreffen Nachhaltigkeit statt Verschwendung und Nächstenliebe anstelle von Ausbeutung – das Öko-Smartphone Fairphone 2 geht erfrischend andere Wege. Der COMPUTER BILD-Test. "Fair gefördert, fair gehandelt, fair gebaut"
Computerbild zerlegte das Fairphone 2 und baute es wieder zusammen.
"13.01.2016 12:49:46" positivenews.org.uk Positive News | Making phones fixable and more fairly produced With improved supply chain ethics and new fixable modules, Claudia Cahalane gets her hands on the Fairphone 2 to see if its performance matches its ethical credentials, and investigates whether the company is influencing the rest of the industry Good news from the people at Positive News!
"Fairphone’s [...] dedication to sourcing conflict-free minerals arguably leads the way in the mobile phone sector. "
A great article to brighten your Monday
"07.01.2016 16:36:31" fairphone.com Software features of the Fairphone 2 | Fairphone Now that the Fairphone 2 is in the hands of our first owners, we want to give the entire community a peek into Fairphone’s own flavor of the operating system based on the foundation of Android™ 5.1 Lollipop. The Fairphone 2 has all the bells and whis Recent Contact, Edge Swipe and Privacy Impact.
Just a few of the improvements we made to Android for the Fairphone 2.
Tell us which one you like or use the most!
"06.01.2016 15:50:40" lefigaro.fr Le Fairphone 2, un smartphone durable et polyvalent TEST - Fabriqué par une start-up néerlandaise, la nouvelle version de ce téléphone éthique est entièrement modulaire, permettant de le réparer facilement et d'augmenter sa durée de vie. Le Fairphone 2 est arrivé en France.
Les journalistes du Figaro l'ont démonté et ont regardé à l'intérieur.
Et voilà ce qu'ils y ont découvert.
"29.12.2015 13:56:36" January Community Meetup and Workshops January Community Meetup and Workshops We invite you to our Amsterdam office to celebrate the new year!
On Friday 8 January, we’ll be hosting a few workshops along with drinks and snacks with the Fairphone team:
- Urban mining workshop
RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/urban-mining-wo First community meetup of the new year!
Join workshops from urban mining to Fairphone 1 refresh and repair to a Fairphone 2 Q&A.
"23.12.2015 16:44:48" This is how we roll! Watch the first Fairphone 2 as it rolls through the DHL system
"22.12.2015 15:38:47" shop.fairphone.com Fairphone 2 | The 3D Hubs Collection With the success of the 3D printed phone cases last year, Fairphone is continuing the relationship with 3D Hubs to bring additional 3D printed accessories to a growing number of
users across the globe. Now that the first Fairphone 2's are on their way, the time has come to decide how you will receive yours...
On a speaker or on a nightstand?
"21.12.2015 19:41:42" Timeline Photos The Final Journey
Part 5/5 - Delivery
Currently the first Fairphone 2 is on the way. Follow its journey through its own eyes. Live pictures and location are send from the box to our blog:
"19.12.2015 15:39:51" Timeline Photos The Fairphone 2 is in the air!
Part 4/5 - Shipping
Everyday new Fairphones are made. We are bringing them to The Netherlands for delivery as fast as we can.
Stay up to date with our production and delivery updates!
"16.12.2015 15:56:06" Timeline Photos The Fairphone 2 comes together
Part 3/5 - Assembly
1.400 Fairphone 2's have now been assembled at Hi-P.
This is what you should know about how workforce and delivery are intertwined.
"15.12.2015 15:16:19" Timeline Photos Fairphone 2 - History in the making
Part 2/5 Manufacturing
Only a few days left before we start shipping to phone to you.
Read how by buying a Fairphone 2 you make a change all the way down the value chain to one of our sub-suppliers like GSN.
"14.12.2015 16:30:15" Timeline Photos Fairphone 2 - History in the making
Part 1/5 Mining.
Fairphone 2 delivery starts any day now! It made a gigantic journey to end up with you.
Follow us back to the tin and tantalum mines in East -Africa that you support with your Fairphone 2.
"10.12.2015 18:50:08" Timeline Photos We won UN Momentum for Change Award! Incredible honour!
Our founder Bas van Abel: "This gives us and our community the confidence to grow the movement for fairer electronics, and hope that disruptive initiatives like ours can bloom all over the worl
"03.12.2015 15:16:10" fairphone.com December production update: How production, workforce and delivery are intertwined | Fairphone As Value Chain Director, I work to increase positive social and environmental impact throughout our product’s value chain, and that’s a pretty long chain, starting with mineral sourcing, and extending through manufacturing, design and life cycle. As Fairphone 2 production and delivery update.
Final assembly scheduled for next week!
"27.11.2015 16:31:33" fairphone.com SAR, spare parts and everything you need to know about your Fairphone 2 | Fairphone During the past week the Fairphone office has been filled with excitement and anticipation as we put the finishing touches on everything that needs to be done as we are getting closer to production. And we’re pleased to report that the final ratings Deliveries set to start mid December!
Our product manager Miquel Ballester reveals all you need to know about the Fairphone 2.
"25.11.2015 15:12:01" youtube.com A Perfect 10 on Repairability: Tech News Today 1393 iFixit did their famous teardowns on two interesting products. One of them, called the Fairphone, got a perfect score and another, the Apple Pencil, got a fa... TechNews interviews iFixit on how to take the Fairphone 2 apart.
Here is a small riddle for you all:
How many parts do you have on your table if you disassemble Fairphone 2 just using your hands and one screwdriver?
"24.11.2015 16:53:13" Photos from Fairphone's post Everyone has a different reason to buy a Fairphone.
Share yours by picking your favourite card.
Got a completly different reason?
Share in the comments!
"20.11.2015 14:33:23" fairphone.com The Fairphone 2 is getting closer.
These are the headlines from last week in case you missed them.
Guest blog: The first truly smart smartphone.
In this blog iFixit explains why it is so important to have repairable stuff.
"18.11.2015 14:57:40" fairphone.com Guest blog. iFixit on Fairphone 2: The first truly smart smartphone | Fairphone Editor’s Note: This week we hear from Matthias Huisken, the Director of iFixit Europe. iFixit is a global online repair community renowned for open source repair manuals and product teardowns. At iFixit, we’ve taken apart close to a thousand mobile p We're proud to share that the Fairphone 2 gets the highest-ever score for smartphone repairability from iFixit.com. 10/10 - A perfect score!
Check out their blog and detailed teardown.
"17.11.2015 16:10:21" Photos from Fairphone's post I support Fairphone because...
Vote by sharing your favorite card! Or tell us what you think in the comments.
"17.11.2015 15:41:41" Fairphone's cover photo
"11.11.2015 15:28:53" Tracing gold used in the Fairphone 2 Where does the gold in your phone come from? We're tracing ours back to the mine!
Learn more: https://www.fairphone.com/2015/11/11/digging-deeper-into-the-gold-supply-chain-with-our-partner-ats/
"09.11.2015 15:44:37" Designing the Fairphone 2 We designed the Fairphone 2 so that you can keep it longer.
"05.11.2015 16:14:19" Photos from Fairphone's post Pilot phones are in! The last test phones before we get into final production.
November's going to be an exciting month!
"29.10.2015 16:43:42" fairphone.com October Production and Delivery Update | Fairphone In April 2015, I joined Fairphone as the Director of Operations. My role covers everything from operations strategy and customer support, to supplier management and production planning. And with the Fairphone 2 well on its way, it’s also my responsib We’re getting close to Fairphone 2 production! Time for an update.
News about testing, certifications and the latest delivery timeline.
"27.10.2015 15:12:45" Timeline Photos We're taking the #WeAreFairphone movement to COP21 in Paris!
Fairphone is honored to be one of 16 recipients of the
2015 United Nations’ Momentum for Change award.
Read about all the initiatives: http://newsroom.unfccc.int/unfccc-newsroom/2015-mom
"22.10.2015 13:26:57" fairphone.com Jolla community working on Sailfish OS for the Fairphone 2 | Fairphone At the start of the development of Fairphone 2, one of the major ambitions for the phone was to make the Fairphone 2 hardware an open development platform. What we wanted to achieve is to enable the organizations and the communities who develop vario The Jolla community is working on Sailfish OS for the Fairphone 2!
"21.10.2015 09:35:22" rtlz.nl Van Liempt Live: Dutch Design neemt de wereld over Eindhoven is weer even de ontwerphoofdstad van de wereld. De Dutch Design Week is dit weekend begonnen. Het thema is dit jaar "What if…" Directeur van de Dutch Design Week Martijn Paulen en directeur van Fairphone Bas van Abel in gesprek over de were Zie Fairphone op de Nederlandse televisie tijdens de Dutch Design Week!
Onze oprichter Bas van Abel bij 'Van Liempt Live':
Bright.nl TV haalt de Fairphone 2 ui
"18.10.2015 12:18:11" Photos from Fairphone's post We're loving the energy at Dutch Design Week!
Play with the Fairphone 2 in Eindhoven from now until Sunday 25 October. Ticket info: http://www.ddw.nl/en/page/tickets
"15.10.2015 11:00:13" Photos from Fairphone's post Meet GSN, the company that makes Fairphone 2 module connectors.
These connectors are produced in a pilot center, which pioneers activities to increase the social wellbeing of its workforce.
Learn more: https://www.fairphone.com/2015/10/15/partnersh
"12.10.2015 13:00:00" fastcoexist.com Conflict-Free And Easy To Repair, The Fairphone Is The World's Most Ethical Phone Maybe you should reconsider that new iPhone. Fast Company writes:
"Conflict-free and easy to repair, the Fairphone is the world's most ethical phone"
"08.10.2015 16:41:13" fairphone.com Getting older and wiser: Lessons learned from developing two Fairphones | Fairphone For those of us working at Fairphone, the past two years have been a wild ride, and we can still barely believe that we’re nearly ready to start producing our second phone! Sometimes we get so busy chasing the latest deadline that it is hard to find New blog! Read about what we learned from developing the Fairphone 1 and how we’re applying these lessons to Fairphone 2.
"07.10.2015 13:07:05" ddw.nl Fairphone 2: An ethical phone with a modular design In 2013 startte de Nederlandse sociale onderneming Fairphone op de smartphonemarkt. Inmiddels zijn er 60.000 Fairphone-gebruikers op de wereld. Van hen kochten 25.000 hun telefoon nog voordat deze geproduceerd was, van een onderneming die nooit eer Maak kennis met ons en de Fairphone 2 tijdens de Dutch Design Week in Eindhoven!
Kom naar onze kraam in het Klokgebouw op 17-25 oktober.
"06.10.2015 15:46:47" mrmondialisation.org Fairphone, le téléphone équitable, récolte 9 millions d’euros de fonds participatifs En dehors de vivre sans téléphone, ce que peu semblent enclins à concéder, le Fairphone est sans doute l'alternative la plus "éco-équitable" qui existe à ce jour en matière de smartphone.La suite sur mrmondialisation.org Mr Mondialisation partage la bonne nouvelle qu'est l'atteinte de notre objectif de crowdfunding !
Grâce aux 17 418 futurs possesseurs de l'édition spéciale. La France se place au troisième rang dans la liste des pays acheteurs de Fairphone 2. #WeAr
"02.10.2015 12:20:10" huffingtonpost.co.uk Smartphones Epitomise Wasteful Consumerism. But Is There Another Way? They're the tangible expression of the breakneck pace of technological change - a pocket-sized device more powerful than the desktop computers of 20 years ago, helping to connect people in ways that were unimaginable even a couple of decades back. Our founder Bas van Abel and Vivian Woodell, CEO of The Phone Co-op blog on Huffington Post UK
"01.10.2015 14:13:58" Timeline Photos The crowdfunding of the Fairphone 2 is a success! Thanks to our new 17,418 special edition owners.
You're joining our amazing 60,000 Fairphone 1 owners. Welcome to the club! #WeAreFairphone
"30.09.2015 13:42:34" engadget.com Fairphone delivers on its ethical, modular smartphone The Fairphone 2 is made using conflict-free resources, and its modular for easy repairs and upgrades. What's not to like? Engadget reports from our London pop-up shop: "Fairphone delivers on its ethical, modular smartphone"
Today's the last day to get a special edition Fairphone 2! http://shop.fairphone.com/
"29.09.2015 14:32:28" shop.fairphone.com Buy a phone, join a movement! | A seriously cool smartphone. Putting social values first. Fairphone Shop | Buy a phone, join a movement See inside the Fairphone 2! New colors and materials in the shop.
Order through 30 September for a special edition.
(Current owners will receive instructions by email how to update their color preference.)
"28.09.2015 10:43:11" Fairphone's cover photo Just before our 30 September crowdfunding deadline, we've sold 15,000 phones.
Thanks for your support to keep us independent and kick-start continuous production! #WeAreFairphone
"25.09.2015 15:17:38" Fairphone's cover photo We're almost to 15,000! Less than 1,000 phones to go to reach our crowdfunding goal for continuous Fairphone 2 production.
Thanks for keeping us independent!
"24.09.2015 14:02:36" Timeline Photos The counter is shooting up! Now we have just over 1,000 phones to sell before our crowdfunding ends next Wednesday.
With thanks and welcome to these 3 resellers. Check them out!
Vireo Store (Germany) http://www.vireo-store.de/de/fairphone-2--der-cou
"23.09.2015 13:45:31" fairphone.com Opening up Fairphone to the community: Open source Fairphone 2 | Fairphone What operating system fits Fairphone? In this post, I’d like to explain Fairphone’s next step to fairer software, discussing how we’re working to give our community more control of the Fairphone 2. As I discussed in my previous blog, Fairphone has a We're opening up our software to the community!
Fairphone will release tools to open source Fairphone 2.
"21.09.2015 16:19:29" Timeline Photos Let's break it down - €525 for the Fairphone 2 goes into the product, investments, taxes, operations and more.
Explore the numbers in our interactive cost breakdown!
"17.09.2015 16:03:34" Photos from Fairphone's post Pre-production is underway!
Snapshots during final prototype production.
"16.09.2015 15:32:19" fairphone.com Long-term software support for Fairphone 1 | Fairphone Since I last wrote about software longevity and support on the blog in December, we have continued to support our Fairphone 1 devices. Just last month we distributed a new software release that fixed the so-called Stagefright security issue. But stil We have secured access to the Fairphone 1 source code!
Translation: Fairphone can deliver security updates to Fairphone 1 owners for the years to come.
"15.09.2015 17:08:41" Timeline Photos Sign up for one of our workshops on 26 & 27 September during the London Design Festival.
- workshops on repairability (The Restart Project), product design (Seymourpowell) and software (Kwamecorp)
"10.09.2015 16:13:33" Fairphone's cover photo Watch the numbers rise! We're getting close to our crowdfunding goal.
"09.09.2015 14:42:46" Timeline Photos Around 65% of the cost of the Fairphone 2 goes into product manufacturing and materials.
Where does the rest go? Explore the full cost breakdown.
"08.09.2015 14:36:46" Timeline Photos Over 10,000 phones sold of our 15,000 crowdfunding goal! Celebrating the milestone with some new yoga poses.
Thanks for keeping us community-backed!
"07.09.2015 15:07:05" Timeline Photos We have our winners! Since last Wednesday we received over 12,000 votes. The community favorites:
1. Black on black (2,305 votes)
2. Blue translucent with black trim (1,631)
3. Blue opaque with white trim (1,466)
We're excited to announce that the
"04.09.2015 10:29:18" zdf.de Startseite - ZDF Mediathek Die ZDFmediathek - das Videoportal des ZDF im Internet. Sendung verpasst? Hier können Sie zahlreiche ZDF-Sendungen online anschauen. Have you voted for your favorite Fairphone 2 back cover? Poll closes on Monday! https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Fairphone2Color
See the translucent blue in action in this ZDF TV report (in German, 02:01) from #IFA.
"02.09.2015 15:36:48" Photos from Fairphone's post Samples are in. New Fairphone 2 back covers to show off!
Vote for your preferred case, and we'll announce the community favorite on Monday.
Current owners will be able to update their orders with thei
"01.09.2015 14:40:53" phonandroid.com Fairphone 2 : notre interview de Olivier Hebert, directeur de la technologie À l'occasion du lancement du Fairphone 2, voici notre interview du directeur de la technologie chez Fairphone, Olivier Hebert. Notre cher directeur de la technologie Olivier a présenté en détails le Fairphone 2 dans une interview pour Phonandroid !
"31.08.2015 13:29:07" wired.de Fairphone 2 vor dem Start: „Wir wollen inspirieren“, sagt der Innovationschef im WIRED-Interview „Wir wollen inspirieren“: Einer der Macher des Fairphone 2 im Interview Miquel Ballester hat Wired Germany vom Fairphone 2 und dem modularen Design erzählt
"27.08.2015 15:00:16" vimeo.com Fairphone Meets London: Pop-Up Space From September 18-20, the Fairphone team took its story (and some early prototypes) on the road to London. See an overview of the three days of the Fairphone Pop-Up… We’re taking Fairphone 2 on the road! First stop is a pop-up space during London Design Festival. Where should we go next?
Join us on 26-27 September for a whole weekend of hands-on demos and interactive workshops. Here’s a clip from our event in Lo
"26.08.2015 15:06:06" We're in the green! A software update with security fixes for the Android Stagefright bug is available.
Go to the Updater app when you're on Wi-Fi and follow our tutorials, https://www.fairphone.com/tutorials/.
For all Android users, you can chec
"25.08.2015 11:12:31" dw.com The Fairphone: Fair deal or fairy tale? | Business | DW.COM | 20.08.2015 A new version of the smartphone that promises a better deal for consumers, producers and the planet will hit the shelves in November. But can it match the success of its predecessor? And just how fair can a phone be? What's fair? DW Deutsche Welle talked to our founder and CEO Bas van Abel
"24.08.2015 14:16:56" youtube.com Fairphone 2: Modular design for you to open and repair Fairphone is a movement for fairer electronics. Get the first look at our modular design for repair as we present the prototype of the Fairphone 2. Pre-order... Fairphone 2: Designed to open, repair and last.
Thanks for sharing the movement, we're almost at 175,000 views! #WeAreFairphone
"20.08.2015 14:10:46" A peek at our circuit board - can you see which country's map is printed on it?
And, we've got the latest update on conflict-free minerals in the Fairphone 2.
"19.08.2015 14:40:02" 65,500 devices and components of e-waste have made the long journey from Ghana to Europe for safe recycling!
Congrats to our local partners in Ghana & Closing the Loop, and thanks to our Fairphone 1 owners for making this possible!
"18.08.2015 16:48:02" fairphone.com Buy a phone, join a movement | Fairphone Smartphones are a marvel of modern technology, made up of thousands of miniscule parts. But where do all the individual components and materials come from and how are they sourced? Who manufacturers the parts, where, and under what conditions? To fin Making plans for SAIL AMSTERDAM? Come over to the Solar Boat Race at NDSM-werf on Saturday.
We'll be there with a stand where you can:
- Say hi and have fun with the Fairphone team
- Play with a Fairphone 2 (prototype)
- Urban mine to find out what'
"13.08.2015 15:17:06" youtube.com Fairphone -- changing the way products are made: Bas van Abel at TEDxAmsterdam Produced by: http://www.fellermedia.com Camera & Crew: http://www.hoens.tv "If you screw up the screws with your screwdriver, you're screwed". By trying to o... We want to spread the Fairphone movement to the US!
Vote for our founder Bas van Abel to present at South by Southwest SXSW 2016: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/vote/50242
"12.08.2015 10:55:29" Solar Boat Race, powered by B Corps, op SAIL! Solar Boat Race, powered by B Corps, op SAIL! ZATERDAG 22 AUGUSTUS
JACHTHAVEN NDSM-WERF, SAIL AMSTERDAM 2015
12:00 - 18.00 UUR
WIE WINT DE SOLAR BOAT RACE 2015?
Formule 1 onder de boten strijdt op 22 aug t Come see the Fairphone 2 (prototype) at our stand at the Solar Boat Race, during SAIL AMSTERDAM.
Bring us your old phones to recycle, with profits going to the social & environmental projects across our supply chain.
"11.08.2015 13:59:15" Over 7,500 phones sold of our 15,000 goal. We're halfway there!
Thanks for growing our movement!
"07.08.2015 11:46:47" golem.de Fairphone 2 ausprobiert: Fairer Display-Tausch in unter einer Minute - Golem.de Bei seinem neuen Modell verwendet Fairphone mehr konfliktfrei abgebaute Rohstoffe und eine modulare Bauweise, dank der sich das Smartphone leicht reparieren lässt. Außerdem hat es eine bessere Tobias von Golem.de hat uns letzte Woche in Amsterdam besucht.
Hier könnt ihr seinen ausführlichen Bericht über Fairphone 2 lesen.
"06.08.2015 15:00:04" forum.fairphone.com Is there a Fairphone patch for the Stagefright vulnerability Hi all, sorry for the wait. Latest news (6 August): The software team has a fix for the security issues under discussion, ie the Stagefright bug. They are working on a build and testing it now. We have to balance getting this update out as soon as po There is a security bug, called Stagefright, that is affecting many Android devices.
It's a serious issue, and our software team has a fix and is now working on an update to send it to owners over Wi-Fi soon.
More info: https://forum.fairphone.com
"05.08.2015 12:49:59" fairphone.com Guest blog: Moving Fairphone closer to a circular economy, research and recommendations | Fairphone Earlier this year, I started working with Fairphone to follow up on the research that Merve Guvendik did on Fairphone’s Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) and environmental impact, as part of my research with Circle Economy. Fairphone’s goal in the area of Which new business models can help extend a product’s life span?
A researcher from Circle Economy shares her recommendations on our blog.
"30.07.2015 09:46:03" aljazeera.com E-waste Republic Welcome to the electronic waste republic. Watch the web-documentary Great interactive feature about e-waste in Ghana by Al Jazeera English.
This is why making products last longer and recycling are so important!
"27.07.2015 14:45:53" Our comments on a sustainability report from the GoodElectronics Network.
What were Fairphone's accomplishments, and what can we improve? And how can our approach be compared to a sustainability label like TCO Certified?
"23.07.2015 11:37:57" Time for cake!
After our first week of Fairphone 2 pre-orders, today we've hit the 5,000 mark. Thanks #WeAreFairphone!
More about our crowdfunding goal: https://www.fairphone.com/2015/07/16/fairphone-2-pre-orders-are-now-open/
"21.07.2015 10:52:29" goodelectronics.org ‘Fair’ smartphones compared - Fairphone scores better than TCO-certified smartphones — Good... A few days after the start of Fairphone's pre-order campaign for its Fairphone 2, Südwind, SOMO and the GoodElectronics Network are publishing a comparative review of sustainable and social standards among ‘fair’ smartphones. "No smartphone is manufactured 100% fair, but Fairphone comes the closest.”
- New report from the GoodElectronics Network
Since there's always room for improvement, soon we'll publish a blog outlining our work to address the results of this report.
"20.07.2015 11:58:06" zeit.de Hands-on: Ein erster Eindruck vom zweiten Fairphone Das Fairphone 2 wird ab November ausgeliefert. Damit es lange hält, sollen sich die wichtigsten Bauteile leicht austauschen lassen. ZEIT ONLINE hat das schon ausprobiert. ZEIT ONLINE berichtet über die ersten Eindrücke des Fairphone 2 Prototypes
"17.07.2015 10:18:50" forbes.com Could Fairness Become A Trending Topic In Smartphone Manufacturing? This Company Bets It Will Starting today, you can pre-order the Fairphone 2 online. Forbes: "Could Fairness Become A Trending Topic In Smartphone Manufacturing? This Company Bets It Will"
Together we can change the way products are made! #WeAreFairphone
"16.07.2015 15:00:59" It's time! Pre-orders for Fairphone 2 now open.
Let's kick-start production.
"15.07.2015 14:00:32" Work with us!
Openings for a Technical Support Representative, Supply Chain Planner, Customer Support Representative (French Speaker) and Value Chain Director.
"14.07.2015 10:29:36" Meeting our community in Amsterdam last week was amazing. Now we're coming to Berlin!
Berliners, this Friday come on down to Posteo Lab and join us as we give a hands-on demonstration of the Fairphone 2 prototype.
17.00- 17.15: Welcome
"07.07.2015 13:33:05" huffingtonpost.com Why I Love the Fairphone--and Why I Won't Buy One In an interview with Yvon Chouinard, founder of the outdoor clothing company Patagonia, environmental journalist Joel Makower asked Chouinard whether he felt any kinship with Apple, whose late CEO S Amazing blog about Fairphone at The Huffington Post!
"06.07.2015 15:10:45" Community borrel: First look at the Fairphone 2 prototype Community borrel: First look at the Fairphone 2 prototype Hi Fairphoner,
This coming Friday, we’d like to invite you to our office for a borrel with the team and a look at the first Fairphone 2 prototype. (yes, keep in mind it’s still a prototype)
We want to check in with the community and show you our ne We hope to see you this Friday at our community "borrel"!
Friends of community members are also invited. Please mark "Attending" so we have an indication how many people are coming.
TU Delft Professor Conny Bakker presentation: 1
"02.07.2015 15:34:32" Put on a hard hat and join the team!
Help us increase social and environmental impact in our Value Chain Director position.
"23.06.2015 14:52:50" fairphone.com Join the Team - Community Manager | Fairphone Community Manager Fairphone is looking for a proactive, flexible and creative person to join our Communications team. As community manager, you will be an advocate for the community linking the interests of the community within the company, and help Passionate about Fairphone and building a community around fair electronics?
We have a job opening for a Community Manager!
"18.06.2015 14:37:29" fairphone.com The architecture of the Fairphone 2: Designing a competitive device that embodies our values |... The big day is finally here! Nearly a year and a half after we started designing our new phone, we’ve released the first images and more details about the Fairphone 2. Thanks to the 60,000 people who purchased our first Fairphone and all the support How do you make a phone's modular design?
Our CTO, Olivier, gives an inside look into the architecture of the Fairphone 2.
"16.06.2015 10:51:08" We're excited to share the Fairphone 2 with you!
Designed to open, last and repair. Take a look yourself: http://www.fairphone.com/phone/
"15.06.2015 13:51:24" We reached 50,000 subscribers on our interest list for the next Fairphone! Thanks for your support.
More news on the phone? Any day now…
"11.06.2015 16:43:36" fairphone.com From proud pioneer to thoughtful critic: Meet Fairphone’s latest user personas | Fairphone Last year, we gave you some insight into how and why we’re creating user personas. In a nutshell, it is a way for us to create (oversimplified) descriptions of all the different types of people in the Fairphone community and better understand how to Meet the Fairphone community: Proud pioneers, thoughtful critics and DIY Techies.
Who are you?!
"09.06.2015 16:25:01" The elephant in the room. More news coming soon.
Sign up at www.fairphone.com/signup
"01.06.2015 16:28:17" Fairphone on Radio2 in Italy! Listen to the great interview with Peace Walking Man John Mpaliza who talks about Fairphone and conflict minerals during World Fair Trade Week in Milan.
"30.05.2015 11:03:28" Honored to receive Europe's largest environmental prize GreenTec Awards in startup category! Thanks for all your votes Fairphoners! #WeAreFairphone
Check out all prize winners at
"29.05.2015 10:34:58" volkskrant.nl Social enterprises zitten in de lift | Economie Het gaat goed met de wereldverbeteraars in Nederland. De Nederlandse 'social enterprises', ofwel ondernemingen die de wereld duurzamer en socialer proberen te maken, hebben hun omzet in twee jaar tijd met bijna een kwart zien groeien. "Het gaat goed met de wereldverbeteraars in Nederland."
Fairphone, Tony's Chocolonely en Marqt worden genoemd in de Volkskrant artikel over Nederlandse social enterprises. Welke social enterprises ken je nog meer?
"27.05.2015 15:01:29" stuttgarter-zeitung.de Mobilfunk: Der lange Weg zum Fairphone - Stuttgarter Zeitung Rund 60.000 Stück ihres fair und umweltschonend produzierten Smartphones hat die Firma Fairphone bereits verkauft. Aber nicht alle Ziele wurden erreicht. Für die zweite Generation will man aus den Schwierigkeiten lernen. Good timing for an article about Fairphone in stuttgarter-zeitung.de. Next week our founder Bas goes to Stuttgart to speak at Deutscher Evangelischer Kirchentag.
"26.05.2015 15:39:48" fairphone.com Fairphone earns B Corporation Certification | Fairphone It’s official! We’re proud to announce that Fairphone is now a Certified B Corporation. With this new certification, we have joined a community of over 1,000 companies that have also been certified to show that they are using their businesses to addr We’re proud to announce that Fairphone is now a Certified B Corporation!
What is a B Corporation? How does it differ from a social enterprise? Read in our new blog.
"22.05.2015 14:49:41" duurzaam-ondernemen.nl Fairphone en Tesla Motors winnaars van de Social Enterprise Awards 2015 | Duurzaam Ondernemen Fairphone en Tesla Motors winnaars van de Social Enterprise Awards 2015 Geplaatst op 21 mei 2015 Sociaal ondernemen is de motor van onze economie. Maar wat is een ‘Social Enterprise’ precies en nog belangrijker, hoe word je er één? In een uitverkocht Bedankt voor jullie stem!
We hebben de Social Enterprise Startup Award gewonnen. Tijd voor feestje! Fijn Pinksterweekend!
"21.05.2015 15:21:03" theguardian.com European parliament votes for tougher measures on conflict minerals Surprise passage of bill enforcing obligatory monitoring of supply chains will affect 800,000 European companies The goal of the new EU regulation to integrate responsibly sourced minerals in supply chains is a good one! We hope it will lead to more mechanisms to source conflict-free minerals from high risk areas and support local economies.
"19.05.2015 08:17:46" fairphone.com Welcome to the interactive tutorial | Fairphone This tutorial is available in multiple languages Select your language English tutorials Nederlandse handleidingen Deutsche Anleitungen Manuels française The latest software update 1.8.5 is now live. Connect to Wi-Fi and follow our online tutorials.
Thanks for your patience as we worked to ship this out.
"18.05.2015 15:28:39" wienerzeitung.at "Faire Produktion in China ist illusorisch" - Wiener Zeitung Online "Wiener Zeitung":Was sind die Hauptprobleme bei der konventionellen IT-Produktion?Jim Cranshaw: Wir machen uns große Sorgen um die Arbeiter in der IT-Industrie... Wiener Zeitung im Gespräch mit Fairphone, nager it und Electronics Watch über faire Elektronik
"13.05.2015 15:49:22" fairphone.com Designing the next Fairphone from the inside out | Fairphone The process of developing a new product such as a smartphone is a complex one, and with our next Fairphone we wanted to stretch our design ambitions further to better align with our objectives of what a fairer phone could be. To create a smartphone t Designing the next Fairphone from the inside out.
"11.05.2015 10:19:49" socialenterprisescan.com Social Enterprise Award Questionnaire Wij zijn genomineerd voor de Social Enterprise Startup Award!
Beoordeel nu Fairphone en maak kans op vrijkaarten. Morgen is de laatste dag om te stemmen.
"08.05.2015 13:13:12" bnr.nl 7 mei | De bierkaai op met een Fairphone Fairphone is de snelst groeiende tech startup van Europa. Oprichter van Fairphone, Bas van Abel vertelt op BNR Nieuwsradio over sociaal ondernemen. Hoe zet je een bedrijf op dat waarde wil creëren voor de samenleving?
Luister online: http://www.bnr.nl/?service=player&type=column&audioId=2585838
"07.05.2015 15:53:51" fairphone.zendesk.com Software update v1.8.5 log - May 2015 The latest Fairphone OS version 1.8.5 is named Kola Nut (released in May 2015). Version 1.8.5 is the most recent software update for both FP1 (first batch, late 2013 and early 2014) and FP1U (secon... As we stated last week, the software update Kola Nut 1.8.5 is ready, but unfortunately we are still finalizing the interactive tutorials.
We know many of you found the tutorials helpful, so we are still finalizing this tool in German, French, and D
"04.05.2015 10:38:35" arte.tv Yourope | ARTE Das Internet ist ein Stromfresser. Und trotzdem nutzen wir es täglich, mancheiner sogar rund um die Uhr, ohne sich darüber Gedanken zu machen, dass er damit natürlich auch die Umwelt belastet. Die großen IT-Firmen wie Google und Facebook allerdings h We're in the ARTE TV program on green IT! Miquel Ballester talks about our main design focus for the next Fairphone - longevity (18:25).
"01.05.2015 13:53:55" arte.tv Yourope | ARTE Das Internet ist ein Stromfresser. Und trotzdem nutzen wir es täglich, mancheiner sogar rund um die Uhr, ohne sich darüber Gedanken zu machen, dass er damit natürlich auch die Umwelt belastet. Die großen IT-Firmen wie Google und Facebook allerdings h Tomorrow tune in at 14:00 for ARTE program that features Fairphone.
Vom Stromfresser zum Öko-Web? Auf dem Weg zum grünen Internet
Internet peut-il devenir durable ? De la toile énergivore à l’« eco-web »
"30.04.2015 15:21:11" slate.fr Je co-worke, tu co-voitures, elle co-robe: la journée-type d’un nouveau consommateur Les modèles coopératifs gagnent du terrain. Si l’économie du partage était une journée, ce serait celle-là. Guide pratique d’inspiration libre. Selon Slate.fr, le Fairphone fait partie de la journée-type d'un nouveau consommateur.
Comment est votre journée aujourd'hui?
"29.04.2015 13:56:51" After thorough internal testing of the Kola Nut software update - including a beta testing phase with our community - we are happy to announce that the final code is ready.
We expect to have everything ready by the end of next week. Thank you for yo
"28.04.2015 15:20:08" We're getting ready to launch the next phone...
But first, we have just one thing to say.
"24.04.2015 14:20:13" Fairphone named Europe’s fastest growing tech startup of 2015 by The Next Web.
Cheers from Fairphone HQ!
"22.04.2015 15:01:35" Collected scrap phones in Ghana have left Accra and are going to a storage container in the port city of Tema.
Last stop before shipping out for recycling in Europe. Latest news on our blog: http://www.fairphone.com/2015/03/26/latest-news-on-ghana-
"16.04.2015 14:57:07" We moved! Take a peek inside our new, more spacious and sustainable office.
"15.04.2015 13:54:36" espanol.rfi.fr El Fairphone, un celular solidario y ético Cada año, se fabrican y se venden en el mundo 1.500 millones de nuevos teléfonos móviles y se calcula que se desechan unos 700 millones, según datos de la... Escucha esta entrevista con Miquel Ballester de nuestro equipo de Innovación & Damien Leloup, periodista especializado en nuevas tecnologías en el diario Le Monde.fr, para radio RFI en Español
"13.04.2015 13:48:22" fairphone.com Fairphone Together we can change the way products are made. Yay! We’ve reached 30,000 subscribers on the Fairphone 2 interest list this weekend!
Join as well to be notified about our plans for production and pre-orders. Sign up on our website.
"10.04.2015 12:06:28" youtube.com Urban mining is hot Everything you see in this video is the truth and nothing but the truth. http://bit.ly/urbanmining We hebben allemaal goud in handen, letterlijk. In je telef... VPRO is geïnspireerd door de Fairphone Urban Mining Manual.
Wil je zelf een kijkje nemen in je oude telefoon? Download nu je handleiding!
"10.04.2015 09:49:00" politiken.dk Fremtidens smartphone siger farvel til Afrikas største losseplads Eksplosionen i antallet af smartphones kan mærkes over hele kloden. Kom med til både Ghana og Holland. Politiken's long read about Fairphone and how we address the electronic waste problem
"08.04.2015 11:25:55" TAOS, our third-party assessment partner, visited the facilities of Hi-P, where the next Fairphone will be manufactured.
From factory walkthroughs and interviewing workers, learn about their social assessment findings and our follow-up improvement p
"07.04.2015 13:23:48" wsj.com The World's First Ethical Smartphone You might be surprised by what your smartphone is made of. One Dutch company called Fairphone is seeking to create the world's first ethical phone. Reporter Carl Naisman has more. The Wall Street Journal reports straight from our office!
"31.03.2015 15:36:05" youtube.com Tech5 Amsterdam Launched in 2014 in collaboration with The Next Web, the European Tech5 is an annual Adyen initiative with the aim of identifying the fastest-growing tech st... The Next Web named Fairphone the fastest-growing startup in the Netherlands!
Here's to showing technology can drive social innovation.
"26.03.2015 15:09:02" 3,000 kilos of scrap phones are waiting in Ghana. Ready to be shipped to Belgium for safe recycling.
Read about the complexity of shipping e-waste from Africa back to Europe.
"19.03.2015 15:34:06" greentec-awards.com Nominees 2015 The online voting and the GreenTec Awards jury have determined this year's nominees. We would like to congratulate the best green projects of the year 2015. It becomes apparent once again that outstanding, often unknown projects can help protect and Honoured to be among top 3 projects nominated for GreenTec Awards ProSiebenSat.1 Accelerator Startup prize.
Thank you everyone for your votes!
"18.03.2015 13:35:17" ecoavant.com Miquel Ballester: “Buscamos que la industria de la electrónica sea más justa” La empresa social holandesa Fairphone ha vendido 60.000 unidades del primer teléfono inteligente fabricado con minerales libres de conflicto y con un trato social digno para todos los trabajadores implicados en su producción. Uno de sus diseñadores e Miquel Ballester, parte de nuestro equipo de Innovación, dio una entrevista a EcoAvant.com
“Buscamos que la industria de la electrónica sea más justa”
"17.03.2015 16:54:44" fairphone.com Looking for an open operating system at Mobile World Congress 2015 | Fairphone Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest event in the mobile industry, took place the first week of March in Barcelona, Spain, with 90,000 attendees from 200 countries. The site spanned eight large conference halls, which felt like walking from one a Looking for an open operating system at Mobile World Congress 2015.
A roundup of the latest offerings from Mozilla Firefox, Ubuntu, and Jolla.
"16.03.2015 16:18:22" thenextweb.com TNW's European Tech5 - Help your favourite European Tech5 company get on stage at TNW Europe The Tech5 is an online competition in search of Europe’s fastest growing tech startups. High growth tech startups that make it to the highly visible and prestigious Tech5 list in their country can expect massive press attention and winners get a spea We're among the 5 fastest-growing Dutch tech companies according to The Next Web.
Now we need your vote!
"12.03.2015 12:11:39" Fairphone in Berlin: Community Campaign Film Fairphone in Berlin: Community Campaign Film An alle Fairphone Besitzer, Community Mitglieder, Anhänger, Kritiker und Fanatiker!
Wir machen einen Fairphone Kampagnen Film und wir wollen die Leute dabei haben, die uns auf unserem Weg so grossartig unterstützt haben. Nächste Woche wird sich ein Be part of our campaign film!
Next week, join us in Berlin, London or Amsterdam.
"11.03.2015 13:24:21" fairphone.com The search for responsibly sourced gold for the Fairphone | Fairphone Every smartphone contains dozens of different minerals, including precious metals such as gold. Our roadmap for mining involves responsibly sourcing minerals, starting with the four internationally recognized conflict-minerals: tin, tantalum, tungste Did you know your phone has gold in it?
Learn about our search for conflict-free and Fairtrade gold for the next Fairphone.
"09.03.2015 15:39:27" heise.de Das zweite Fairphone: Bessere Hardware, teurer, ab Ende Sommer vorbestellbar Fairphone bereitet die zweite Version seines möglichst nachhaltigen Smartphones vor. Wir sprachen mit Technikchef Olivier Hebert über die technischen Details, alternative Betriebssysteme und warum es beim ersten Fairphone Probleme mit den Updates gab For our German readers:
heise online sat down with our CTO to talk about "Das zweite Fairphone"
"05.03.2015 16:03:15" thenextweb.com Fairphone's Second Ethically-sourced Handset Arrives this Summer Making a handset bereft of conflict minerals is an incredibly tricky business, in fact, it’s so difficult that Fairphone, a Dutch company that wants to make a 100 percent ethical… The Next Web reports the latest news on our next phone.
True, it's not going to be completely ethical.
But it is the second step in our journey towards fair electronics. #WeAreFairphone
"02.03.2015 10:01:21" vimeo.com Fairphone: Host Your Own Urban Mining Workshop! Fairphone has been conducting Urban Mining Workshops and they’ve been such a success, that we want to pass the tools over to you. Our Urban Mining Manual is… Get to know your phone inside and out with our new Urban Mining Manual.
Then, host your own Urban Mining Workshop!
"25.02.2015 13:18:15" fairphone.com Join the Team - Technical Support Representative | Fairphone Technical Support Representative (German Speaker) We are searching for a Technical Support Representative with fluent German skills, a passion for technology and the drive to support Fairphone's mission. Amsterdam-based position Start: As soon as pos We are hiring a Technical Support Representative (German Speaker) based in Amsterdam!
Do you have a passion for technology and the drive to support Fairphone’s mission? Apply by 9 March!
"19.02.2015 17:15:06" fairphone.com The path to finding our new production partner: Hi-P | Fairphone Late last year, we informed you of our intentions to develop our own phone using a new commercial model to gain control over the product design and have more influence on the ensuing supply chains. In addition to that, we wanted to ensure that the pr Introducing our production partner for the next Fairphone.
"12.02.2015 16:32:41" www.fairphone.com Our approach to developing the next Fairphone | Fairphone Last week we hit a big milestone in Fairphone history. On Tuesday, we re-opened our shop to sell the final shipment of available Fairphones and within an hour and a half - we sold out! We are thankful to our group of first edition owners for making t Now that we have no more phones left to sell. What's next?
Our approach to developing the next Fairphone.
"05.02.2015 15:12:41" Show us your interest for the next Fairphone!
By joining, you'll be notified about our plans for production and pre-orders.
"03.02.2015 13:55:41" High fives all around!
This morning we opened our shop and sold out all our first edition Fairphones in just 1 hour and a half.
Thanks for keeping us busy. http://shop.fairphone.com/
"03.02.2015 05:38:00" High fives all around!
This morning we opened our shop and sold out all our first edition Fairphones in just 1 hour and a half.
Thanks for keeping us busy. http://shop.fairphone.com/
"28.01.2015 15:34:16" Next week, our webshop will re-open with the last shipment of first edition Fairphones.
Those on our notification list will get an email when the shop is open. Thanks for your interest!
"22.01.2015 16:30:31" www.fairphone.com Examining the Fairphone’s environmental impact | Fairphone Nearly a year ago, I first came to the Fairphone office ready to start my role as a research assistant and dig deeper into the Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) work started by my predecessor Artúr Szilágyi. In the meantime, I’ve learned more than I ever a What's the Fairphone's environmental impact?
And what happens to the phone's environmental impact if you keep it for 2 years? Or 3 years? Or 6 years?
"19.01.2015 14:37:57" Community meetup in Amsterdam this coming Saturday 1800!
We'll be attending a photography expo and talk about the Agbogbloshie e-waste site in Ghana.
"15.01.2015 15:02:06" In 2014, we added a blank postcard to the packages of new Fairphone owners. On our blog, we've collected all of your creative, insightful, and hilarious messages.
Thank you all so much!
"14.01.2015 15:26:31" www.fairphone.com Circular Economy | Fairphone Investigating new ideas for ownership, service, reuse and recycling Since the beginning of the industrial revolution, products have been manufactured using a linear model, meaning raw materials are turned into consumer products which are then discard Interested in what "circular economy" means for a phone's life cycle?
We're happy to announce our partnership with the Circle Economy. Together, we'll be investigating new ideas for phone ownership, service, reuse and recycling. Check out our new pr
"14.01.2015 10:57:19" www.atresplayer.com ATRESPLAYER - Volver a ver vídeos de En tierra hostil - Las claves: El coltán mueve nuestro mundo Las claves del Programa 1 Nuevo documental sobre las minas de Coltán en la República Democrática del Congo de En Tierra Hostil (Antena 3).
Con una entrevista genial a Carlos Ballesteros, usuario de Fairphone. Gracias, Carlos!
"09.01.2015 15:16:13" Unterstütze uns dabei zu den GreenTec Awards in Berlin zu kommen!
Wir sind nominiert in den Kategorien Startup und Produktion.
Die öffentliche Abstimmung endet diesen Sonntag, 11. Januar.
"07.01.2015 14:57:03" Fairphones are currently out of stock, but we're waiting on a few more in our last shipment!
We expect to re-open our webshop at the end of January.
There's a limited amount being produced (less than 1,500), so be sure to be notified through the s
"06.01.2015 14:08:04" www.berliner-zeitung.de Fairphone: Gerechtigkeit statt Gewinn Der niederländische Designer Bas Van Abel will die Wirtschaft umkrempeln. Sei Fairphone versucht die Idee des Fair Trade in die Welt der Konsumgüter tragen. Zu Besuch bei einem etwas anderen Startup. Recent press about Fairphone and ethical buying (in German)
"Gerechtigkeit statt Gewinn" in Berliner Zeitung
"Was sollen wir kaufen?" in ZEIT ONLI
"22.12.2014 13:33:02" Our heads are still spinning from everything that's happened in 2014!
Read our last blog post of the year. Fairphone in numbers: A year in review. http://www.fairphone.com/2014/12/22/fairphone-2014-a-year-in-review/
"19.12.2014 13:55:11" Celebrating our new milestone - 75,000 page likes!
Great thanks to everyone in our community for your support on our journey to a fairer phone! #WeAreFairphone
"18.12.2014 11:18:51" Do you want to see Fairphone on Europe’s Green Carpet?
We are nominated for GreenTec Awards 2015 in Germany, Europe’s largest environmental and business prize! Supported by media partners ProSieben and wiwo
Scroll down to the categories "Productio
"16.12.2014 15:28:02" www.fairphone.com Join the Team | Fairphone Fairphone uncovers complex systems to change how things are made. By creating a smartphone, we’re opening up the supply chain, building new relationships between people and their products and starting conversations about what is truly fair. We’re lea Calling Android developers! Four open vacancies!
We’re designing a new phone in 2015. Do you want to help us develop an open source platform?
"10.12.2014 15:16:25" The latest software update v1.8 is now ready!
- Security fixes
- Fresh look and feel in the launcher
- Some improvements in Bluetooth
- Catalan added as a system language
For more info, check your Inbox or ask us a question on the forum:
"10.12.2014 06:18:00" Timeline Photos The latest software update v1.8 is now ready!
- Security fixes
- Fresh look and feel in the launcher
- Some improvements in Bluetooth
- Catalan added as a system language
For more info, check your Inbox or ask us a question on the forum:
"09.12.2014 15:04:42" www.fairphone.com Our approach to software and ongoing support for the first Fairphones | Fairphone Fairphone was started by a group of passionate thinkers, designers and makers who want to change the phone industry. As our campaign grew into a social enterprise making our own phone, we started with a road map outlining our ambitions to raise aware Questions about upgrades beyond Android 4.2, alternative OSs, custom ROMs, or an "open" chipset?
Read today's blog:
Our approach to software and ongoing support for the first Fairphones
"08.12.2014 17:06:02" The final design in our Design a Day winter challenge with 3D Hubs, this one inspired by Thomas Bijen.
All the designs will be available in our web shop.
Thanks for all your ideas from the last week. We had a blast!
"05.12.2014 16:06:45" Our latest 3D-printed Fairphone case: a glow-in-the-dark winter case!
Thanks for all your ideas here: http://designaday.fairphone-open.com/idea-gallery/
We'll have o
"03.12.2014 18:03:42" For today's 3D-printed design, we've followed the lively conversation on our Design a Day page about workers' rights:
So we made a case that will start a discussion! Show
"01.12.2014 17:36:55" First of this week's 3D-printed community #Fairphone cases!
It's called "Upholstered" and inspired by community member Nacere.
Each day we'll have a new design. Share your ideas here: http://designaday.fairphone-open.com/idea-gallery/
Buy it now a
"27.11.2014 16:34:33" Who likes 3D-printed gear?
Design A Day winter edition starts Monday! A week full of new 3D-printed Fairphone cases via 3D Hubs.
Start submitting your ideas: designaday
"25.11.2014 16:05:03" www.fairphone.com Our next steps with Guohong, the manufacturer of the first Fairphone | Fairphone In our strategy blog two weeks ago, I wrote that our new approach to phone design and development would trigger some additional changes in our value chain. With that in mind, we would like to share some news about Guohong, our manufacturing and desig Our last year and a half with Guohong, the manufacturer of the first Fairphone.
Challenges, achievements and difficult decisions.
"20.11.2014 16:39:37" www.fairphone.com First Fairphones: Almost out of stock | Fairphone Our jaws are dropping at the rate we’re selling out of Fairphones. Over the past couple of months, our community has been buying phones quicker than we could have anticipated. Based on our internal research and projections, we ordered stock to last u That was fast. We're almost out of stock!
Tomorrow at 1700, we're closing sales of Fairphones for 2014.
"17.11.2014 14:39:24" www.lefigaro.fr Fairphone, le smartphone qui veut être équitable Une start-up hollandaise propose un mobile fabriqué dans des usines à visage humain à partir de composants irréprochables. Ou presque. For our French readers, we're featured in Le Figaro and Le Monde.fr!
Le Figaro: Fairphone, le smartphone qui veut être équitable
"11.11.2014 14:09:05" www.fairphone.com Introducing the Fairphone Recycling Program | Fairphone We’re excited to announce our new Recycling Program, which creates a special platform for handling your used mobile phones. You can either send your old phones to our partner Teqcycle or use our list of reuse and recycling centers across Europe to en We're ready to launch our new Recycling Program!
We've developed a platform across Europe that will make it easier to return used phones for safe reuse or recycling. Fairphone owners can ship up to two phones for free!
"07.11.2014 14:43:56" pluzz.francetv.fr Cash investigation en replay | Vidéo en streaming sur francetv pluzz Pour cette deuxième émission de la rentrée, zoom sur le marché des téléphones portables. Pendant un an, l'équipe a enquêté sur les ... Welcome to our new fans from France!
We know many of you have found us after viewing the recent video report by FRANCE 2 / CASH Investigation
Here on the team we've debated sharing the video
"05.11.2014 10:37:51" www.spark-online.org ignite conference 2014 The IGNITE! Conference 2014 Entrepreneurship Development for Stability in Fragile and Conflict Affected States presents a unique blend of insights from entrepreneurs, policy makers, researchers and NGO’s. Join us for IGNITE! SPARK’s annual conference on Entrepreneurship Development for Stability in Fragile and Conflict Affected States on November 19th at Beurs van Berlage Amsterdam
Tell us why you would like to go for a chance to WIN A FREE TICKET!
"04.11.2014 14:07:26" www.fairphone.com Next chapter in Fairphone’s strategy: Outlook for 2015 | Fairphone This time last year, we were one month into autumn, the season when we projected we would start shipping our first phone. About 20,000 people put down 325 euros and had been waiting up to five months for their – crowdfunded – first edition Fairphone. What's next for Fairphone in 2015?
First edition Fairphone owners and community members have led us to the next big step.
"31.10.2014 14:15:44" Hey team, we did it! Last night we won the Sustainia Community Award thanks to your votes!
Together, we're spreading the message of fair electronics to the global stage.
"29.10.2014 15:04:09" fairphone.opendesigncontest.org Form | Fairphone 2014 Is your design a usable object? Or does it have some other kind of concrete application without fitting into one of the other categories? Then it belongs to the category Form. Don’t forget to check out the entries others have submitted – maybe your i Our community is creating open design Fairphone accessories.
Check out the options in the Waag Society Fairphone Accessory Challenge and VOTE for your favorite! Ends Friday.
"23.10.2014 13:29:23" Let's put fair electronics on the map.
Last day of voting! Help us win the Sustainia Community Award to join this global platform for sustainable solutions.
http://a.pgtb.me/Ch7wj9 | Vote now! Closes tonight at midnight.
"21.10.2014 14:52:09" Fairphone research trip: Visiting tin, tantalum and tungsten mines In the middle of July 2014, Fairphone team members went on a research trip to visit tin, tantalum, and tungsten mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.… Our Bibi Bleekemolen who's been driving impact at Fairphone since 2011 is nominated for VIVA400 Award for women!
See Bibi on her research trip to mines in DRC & Rwanda! http://vimeo.com/107812653
Vote for her at http://viva400.viva.nl/eco/bibi-bl
"16.10.2014 15:18:02" www.fairphone.com Guide to our new website | Fairphone Some of our readers may remember our first “behind-the-scenes” post about the website describing the process of designing a new website and gathering your feedback. Since that time in May when we launched our second batch pre-orders, we have been mak We hope you like our new website!
New pages for all our projects, events, a library, and our road map.
We'll walk you through it.
"15.10.2014 13:51:26" waag.org Challenge: Design a Fairphone Accessory Are you a designer, a maker or a student with some 3D design skills and do you live in Europe? Participate in the Fairphone Accessory Challenge! Win a 2-day Masterclass during which 3D print expert Joris van Tubergen and our designers will help you e Interested in 3D printing your own accessories?
Join a 3D-printing challenge by Waag Society to make an accessory for the Fairphone.
Selected participants will receive a 3D printing masterclass in Amsterdam or vouchers from our friends at 3D Hubs.
"09.10.2014 13:16:46" a.pgtb.me Sustainia Community Award Voting 2014 Earlier this year, Sustainia selected 100 solutions for sustainability including Fairphone.
Now we've been chosen as one of 10 finalists for the final award.
Please VOTE for us for the Sustainia Community Award!
"07.10.2014 16:01:14" Today, we've reached 25,000 Fairphone owners and doubled in size since our first batch of 25,000 Fairphoners last year.
Welcome to all newcomers and thanks to everyone for getting us to this milestone!
We'll continue to grow with the rest of our 9,
"02.10.2014 15:02:05" Research trip: Visiting tin, tantalum and tungsten mines In the middle of July 2014, Fairphone team members went on a research trip to visit tin, tantalum, and tungsten mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.… In July, team members went on a research trip visiting tin, tantalum, and tungsten mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda.
Watch the video for a brief impression of their visit.
Read the full blog: http://www.fairphone.com/2014/10/02/
"29.09.2014 12:11:13" Don't like waiting? You could have a Fairphone within two weeks. We actually have stock!
"24.09.2014 13:30:07" We did it! All pre-ordered second batch Fairphones are shipped or on the road.
Thanks to everyone who pre-ordered!
"22.09.2014 15:19:27" www.thephone.coop Fairphone - The Co-operative Phone and Broadband The Fairphone FP1U is the first smartphone that puts social values first, built with conflict-free minerals and made in a factory with a worker-controlled welfare fund. On top of that, it's also a well designed, solid and powerful Android™ phone; wit We're happy to announce our partnership with The Phone Co-op in the UK!
Many of you are already part of the independent co-operative. Check out this members-owned mobile provider!
"18.09.2014 14:59:56" www.fairphone.com Events | Fairphone The EcoProcura conference series provides a dynamic and unique setting for exchange and equips participants with essential information on implementing sustainable public procurement and procurement of innovation. We've launched a new Events page. We hope to see you at some upcoming events!
#London #Manchester #Gent #DenHaag
Ethical Consumer Magazine, xda-developers.com, WTHX.org
"17.09.2014 15:39:43" www.fairphone.com First Worker Welfare Fund proposal approved | Fairphone For factory workers at our production partner Guohong, this year’s Mid-Autumn Festival (also called the Moon Festival) coincides with the outcome of the first Worker Welfare Fund proposal. For the first proposal formally approved by the Worker Welfar The first Worker Welfare Fund proposal has been approved!
Learn what worker representatives from the factory have voted on for the fund.
"16.09.2014 14:18:40" All pre-ordered phones now in the distribution center!
We're almost there!
"11.09.2014 15:09:06" Our dear Beth is leaving us and will take all the Earl Grey tea (and milk) with her.
New vacancy for student internship in graphic design. Join us!
http://www.fairphone.com/join-the-team/. Deadline 26 September.
"09.09.2014 14:55:28" Fairphone Auslieferung So - jetzt sind die 260 Fairphones unserer 2. Sammelbestellung (mit ein paar wenigen Ausnahmen) ausgeliefert. Das ging so: Shout out to Faircustomer and their community in Switzerland!
They had an unboxing party a couple weeks ago. Swiss customers can buy directly through them on their site:
"04.09.2014 15:18:47" Official Fairphone ringtone We're happy to launch the official Fairphone ringtone! For Fairphone owners, find out how to make this your default ringtone: http://www.fairphone.com/2014/0... Who's got the Fairphone ringtone? New for the first batch folks.
Hope you do a little dance of your own!
"02.09.2014 06:32:07" Good morning!
What's your view on the way to work, Fairphoners? Ours in #Amsterdam.
Tag with #WeAreFairphone.
"28.08.2014 14:37:28" www.fairphone.com Welcome, second batch Fairphone owners! | Fairphone As of this week, 13,380 second batch Fairphones have been shipped or are on their way – that’s more than half of the total orders placed so far. We’d like to warmly welcome each and every one of you to our community of Fairphone owners. For those of Second batch Fairphone owners. Hi!
We've put together some tips to get you started.
And good news - another 3,040 phones are in the air!
"27.08.2014 15:04:10" forum.fairphone.com Fairphone Forum Where the Fairphone community discusses and gets social. "Which telecom operator is fair?" ... "Getting money for your old phone." ... "What headphones do you use with your Fairphone?"
Join in the discussion on the Fairphone Forum!
"21.08.2014 15:32:33" www.fairphone.com Guest Blog: Collecting 75,000 scrap phones in Ghana | Fairphone At five o'clock in the morning of 24 July, I got on the flight out of Accra, Ghana back to Amsterdam. Being up that early gave me some time to write this update for you all in the Fairphone community about our exciting progress. So what was I doing i Each Fairphone purchase contributes 3 euros to projects for safe e-waste recycling.
Now 75,000 scrap phones have been collected in Ghana by our partner, Closing the Loop.
"19.08.2014 13:56:18" Halfway through our second batch delivery!
Another shipment of 3,360 phones going out this week.
"12.08.2014 13:51:47" Now that we have over 7,000 new owners with Fairphones, let's hear a bit more about you.
What's the view from your window? Here's ours from rainy Amsterdam!
Tag with #WeAreFairphone and see the community response at http://www.fairphone.com/we-are-
"11.08.2014 15:22:51" fairphone.zendesk.com Fairphone OS Software Update – Support Who's got the new software update?
We improved certain GPS issues and now FP1 users can upgrade to a unified storage solution.
Last week, all Fairphone owners received a newsletter with update details. More info here: https://fairphone.zendesk.com
"07.08.2014 14:42:36" The early adopter, the critic, the community heart, the trendsetter, the business user, the optimistic techie. We've started with six Fairphone community personas.
Which one are you?
"06.08.2014 15:15:54" Is anyone else using a phone with bands and plasters?
Give your trusty, old phone some final glory - let's see the best old phones in the comments below!
Latest phone shipment numbers on our blog: http://www.fairphon
"31.07.2014 15:56:12" fairphone.zendesk.com What’s the outlook for the next software update? Our software team has been busy with the next software update that will bring security fixes and address certain issues with GPS, among other software requests. We are also happy to announce that a... Latest outlook for next software update: Expected the first weeks of August.
Big news is that advanced users can upgrade to an improved, unified storage.
We'll share a more specific update log in our support section as we get closer to the launch.
"30.07.2014 15:00:00" Our latest delivery numbers are up on our blog.
Keep posting your #waitinggames photos to #WeAreFairphone!
"28.07.2014 13:24:05" Worker Welfare Fund - Worker Representative Elections The Worker Welfare Fund was created to improve the welfare and representation of employees at Guohong, Fairphone’s production partner. Fairphone and Guohong each… Worker representatives were recently elected in our partner's factory.
All part of the Welfare Welfare Fund, supported by every Fairphone sold. Thanks to all of you!
"25.07.2014 08:45:45" Here's your Fairphone delivery update for Friday, 25 July. We'll be updating our blog as we get more confirmed shipments.
Next update expected on Tuesday.
"21.07.2014 15:29:50" First Fairphones are in the Netherlands!
We've got nearly 1,000 in this first shipment. More news as we get it this week.
"17.07.2014 16:09:42" www.fairphone.com July production update: Delivery set to begin next week | Fairphone 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, finalizi We're still busy with customs, order processing and other fun things before delivery, but at least we can say:
First Fairphones expected to ship next week!
"16.07.2014 13:43:57" We know we're leaving you on the edge of your seats! We want to give you a production and delivery update before we share a full blog post.
We've run into a delay of a week or two from original plans. Our current best-case scenario is that phones a
"16.07.2014 04:44:00" Timeline Photos We know we're leaving you on the edge of your seats! We want to give you a production and delivery update before we share a full blog post.
We've run into a delay of a week or two from original plans. Our current best-case scenario is that phones a
"14.07.2014 13:51:09" And our last Design A Day #5!
Based on the ideas of TobiG, we're using a design symbolizing the idea of a movement from the bottom up. A motion which shows the gears that influence a whole industry.
As we finish off our productive Design A Day week
"11.07.2014 14:29:45" Design A Day #4: Azulejos
For this design, we took inspiration from community member Tine, and the ornamental design patterns Azulejos (Arabic, "polished stone"). You see, every little tile is part of a bigger process, and we find it quite pretty, t
"11.07.2014 08:01:48" Design A Day #3: What do you see?
Geometric shape design inspired by community member Edgar K. Share your ideas at http://designaday.fairphone-open.com/
Case available to buy and print locally now: http://shop.fairphone.com/catalog/product/view/id/
"10.07.2014 16:56:15" We will have a production and delivery update early next week for you all. We know you're eager!
For now, another nice photo during inspection of the phone's assembly. Anyone know which part of the phone?
"09.07.2014 14:31:55" Design A Day #2: "World in Your Pocket"
Another great round of submissions on http://designaday.fairphone-open.com/. Today's 3D case is all about the connected world we live in!
Now on to the next creative loop...
"08.07.2014 15:28:02" Design A Day #1: "Freedom of Amsterdam"
We were super impressed by all the ideas submitted yesterday. Today's 3D case shows off our trusty bicycle - representing things like our hometown, sustainability, and this journey we're all on.
Here's to th
"07.07.2014 13:06:59" www.fairphone.com 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 inspi... Launching Fairphone 3D-printed cases!
Each day this week we're making a new 3D-printed case. Designed by the Fairphone community, printed locally by 3D Hubs!
"03.07.2014 14:15:00" What are we up to?
Exciting news coming Monday involving these colorful wheels!
Current buyers will be getting a newsletter later today about general Fairphone cases.
"30.06.2014 14:38:58" Who do you think is buying the most Fairphones?
Check out the countries aiming for the Fairphone Cup!
"27.06.2014 10:29:26" www.fairphone.com Join the Team Job Vacancies Communications/Public Engagement Officer Fairphone is looking for a proactive, flexible and solution-minded people person to join our Communications department. As someone who is enga... Join the #Fairphone team!
Job opening for Communications Officer / Public Engagement.
Applications close Monday, 7 July.
"26.06.2014 11:51:09" www.fairphone.com June Production Update: Getting ready for mass production It’s busier than ever at Fairphone’s production partner Guohong, and we’re counting down until mass production starts. While you wait for your new Fairphone, we wanted to give you a behind-the-scen... We've got your June Production Update.
Production begins soon, so here's a glimpse into work being done at the factory.
"25.06.2014 09:33:48" At the office, patiently waiting for Tessa to send production photos from China!
We know you're creative, active people - what are you doing before your Fairphone arrives?
"24.06.2014 13:36:10" www.eventbrite.com Co-design tools with Fairphone We, the RCA Open Design Research Group, are collaborating with Fairphone to test prototypes of new digital tools that help Fairphone customers to be part of the design process. The tools enable customers and Fairphone to have conversations that help Join Royal College of Art in #London this Thursday for a 2-hour workshop.
Test open, collaborative design tools with researchers to improve design conversations.
Reserve your spot at http://tinyurl.com/rca-open-fairtoolsworkshop
"20.06.2014 12:50:49" www.fairphone.com 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 ... How to measure the environmental impact of a product?
See what's inside!
Merve, our research assistant, takes apart a Fairphone and tells you the next step in its Life Cycle Assessment (LCA).
"18.06.2014 14:08:39" Calm before the storm on the production line.
We’re in final preparations before Mass Production begins.
More production photos next week when team members Tessa and Youge are at the factory!
"16.06.2014 13:20:29" SUSTAINIA100 2014 SUSTAINIA100 is an annual guide to 100 innovative sustainability solutions from around the world. The guide identifies readily available projects, initiatives and… We're part of Sustainia's 100 sustainable solutions!
Check out all the fantastic ideas on the list.
"12.06.2014 13:54:51" www.eventbrite.com Co-design tools with Fairphone We, the RCA Open Design Research Group, are collaborating with Fairphone to test prototypes of new digital tools that help Fairphone customers to be part of the design process. The tools enable customers and Fairphone to have conversations that help Calling all #Fairphone owners in London!
Researchers from the Royal College of Art want to work with the Fairphone community to improve open, collaborative design tools.
Next week, join them for a 2-hour workshop to help facilitate collaborative de
"03.06.2014 12:36:17" Last week, Bibi and Bas attended the 7th meeting of the ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE multi-stakeholder forum in Paris. Excuse me..? Not just another high-level forum, this meeting takes place twice a year to make concrete steps with the industry and its stakeho Fairphone at OECD 2014 Last week, Bibi and Bas attended the 7th meeting of the ICGLR-OECD-UN GoE multi-stakeholder forum in Paris. Excuse me..? Not just another high-level forum, this meeting takes place twice a year to make concrete steps with the industry and its stakeho
"02.06.2014 12:24:33" www.fairphone.com Production & delivery update: When will your Fairphone arrive? Thanks for showing your commitment to Fairphone! At the time this post was published, we’ve pre-sold almost 12,000 second batch Fairphones. We’re excited to get your new phone into your hands. We’v... For those buying a second batch Fairphone, here's a first rundown regarding Production & Delivery.
(Want one too? Go to: shop.fairphone.com)
"26.05.2014 11:53:06" Who’s got the most amazing online community? We’re pretty sure it’s Fairphone! Big thanks to everyone who bought a Fairphone or shared our story. You’ve helped us sell 10,000+ phones in a week. #wearefairphone
"23.05.2014 11:14:59" First prototypes of second batch Fairphone just arrived at the office!
We're getting excited for production to start!
"21.05.2014 11:05:08" 35,000 Fairphones Ready for Pre-orders!
Shop now open: http://shop.fairphone.com/
"19.05.2014 15:21:08" fairphone.us5.list-manage2.com Second Batch Buyers' List Second Batch Buyers' List Email Forms Subscribers on our Second Batch Buyers' List will have the first option to pre-order.
We recommend you sign-up...today. Hint hint.
"15.05.2014 14:49:42" www.fairphone.com Establishing a Worker Welfare Fund with our production partner Guohong As soon as we made the decision to produce a phone, we knew that choosing the right production partner was absolutely essential, and no easy task. Not only did we need a manufacturer that was willi... We're excited to share that the first activities related to the Worker Welfare Fund have started at the factory in Chongqing. More news to follow, but first a proper introduction to the workings of the Fund.
"14.05.2014 14:46:57" Almost ready for pre-orders...
More news very soon. Subscribe here:
"13.05.2014 15:50:31" fairphone.zendesk.com Software update v1.3 log - early May 2014 The latest Fairphone OS version will be 1.3, named Chestnut (for expected release in early May 2014). We're delivering a larger collection of bug fixes - including initial software develo... Software update is live!
Thank you all for your patience as the software update was tested and made ready. Here's the full software update log.
"09.05.2014 10:22:18" www.fairphone.com Behind the scenes: Building a new Fairphone website At Fairphone, our behind-the-scenes updates are usually related to producing our phone. But this time, we’re pulling back the virtual curtains to reveal a different type of project: We’re developin... We're getting a new website! Here's a sneak peek into development.
"08.05.2014 14:50:22" More news on the software update:
We’re finalizing long-term stability testing on the latest software build. We had two cases we needed to verify were “false positives” and would not happen for all users. Once we’re confident those incidents were ca
"06.05.2014 08:48:12" www.derkevin.com Agbogbloshie We want to highlight the powerful work of Kevin Mc Elvaney (DE).
His work puts a face to what's happening in Agbogbloshie, Ghana, one of world's largest e-waste dumping grounds.
Save the date for his exhibition in Hamburg, 6 & 7 June.
"01.05.2014 14:38:44" fairphone.zendesk.com Software update v1.3 log - early May 2014 The latest Fairphone OS version is 1.3, named Chestnut (to be released early May 2014). Software development work with version 1.2 Release Candidate is included in this combined version 1.3. If you... Update on the next software update:
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