In the Western world we are constantly surrounded by technology and everyday there’s something new. We often feel the need to keep up with the latest gadgets and cell phones, but in order for us to live these lifestyles, people in other parts of the world are paying the price. Precious metals used in cell phones come from conflict regions in Congo and factory workers in China commit suicide due to such horrible working conditions. One company, FairPhone, has set out to make a change in this industry by sourcing their materials and having their phones produced in the hearts of where the change needs to happen but in an ethical way.
Learn more about FairPhone: http://www.fairphone.com/
Watch the full video from FairPhone’s trip to Congo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWVFXesVScA
FairPhone is currently only available in Europe but there are plans to expand it to the U.S.
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