Smartphone is one of our commodities. Do you know how many smartphones are shipped every year? More than 1.3 billion smartphones are shipped every year. Ca you believe this number? As of September 2022, the global human population is about 8.0 billion. Thus, it means that about 16% of people all over the world buy a new smartphone every year.

However, it also means that there are tons of wastes from smartphones. It is true that smartphones are changing our life, and we need and use them every day. At the same time, we must take proper actions to reduce their wastes as much as we can. As a result, many companies have been trying to tackle this problem and Fairphone is one of them.

In 2013, Fairphone launched a movement for fairer electronics. By making a phone, they are opening up the supply chain and creating new relationships between people and their products. They are making a positive impact across the value chain in mining, design, manufacturing and life cycle. At the same time, they are expanding the market for products that put ethical values first. Together with its community, the company changing the way products are made.

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