Materials contained in your average smartphone originally enter the supply chain from the mining sector, a challenging industry in terms of sustainability. From pollution and extremely dangerous working conditions to child labor, a number of mining-related practices desperately require improvement. For more insight into the issues, please refer to the materials scoping matrix we created with The Dragonfly Initiative.
We’re making a positive change in materials supply chains by developing a framework to better understand the issues, source more responsibly, increase our use of recycled materials and actively seek partners who can help us achieve these goals. One material at a time, we’re working to increase industry and consumer awareness and incorporate better resources into our phones.
Learn about our latest project: Partnership for responsibly sourced gold
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