With the integration of conflict-free tungsten in the supply chain, Fairphone has now set up traceable supply chains for all four (tungsten, tin, tantalum and Fairtrade gold)  internationally recognized conflict minerals.

About fifty percent of the tungsten used by Fairphone comes from recycled sources, while the other half originates from a mining company in Rwanda which works with a system of cooperatives. Tungsten is used in the vibration motor of the Fairphone 2; hence the company’s announcement that their phone has good vibrations.

Read more on their blog or watch the video to see what it takes to get a conflict-free mineral into the Fairphone 2