FairPhone doing pilot processing Fairtrade gold in smartphone




The Dutch FairPhone is the first consumer electronics business worldwide gold with a Fairtrade license used in a product. The gold in the FairPhone second comes from Peru, where it is mined responsibly.

FairPhone used gold company Sotrami from Peru. By partnering with gold salt producer Zhaojin Kanfort from China and PCB maker AT & S is the Peruvian gold now incorporated into the circuit boards of the FairPhone 2, which FairPhone first company which deals in consumer electronics gold has been able to apply a Fairtrade license in a consumer product.

The plan is to introduce a trial to put on a whole production chain with Fairtrade gold. This is difficult, as revealed earlier, because suppliers Fairtrade gold and gold without the license throw in a heap and process. The Dutch organization therefore calls a ‘challenge’ to scale up production. More sustainable and fairer making the production of smart phones has been one of the main objectives in setting up FairPhone. The founders thought by producing a smartphone to be able to sit at suppliers and suppliers of components to the industry thus persuaded to produce fairer and more sustainable table.

FairPhone recently released its second smartphone FairPhone two out. It is the first part modular smartphone, where users themselves include the screen, the camera and the USB port can replace.


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