The Dutch social enterprise Fairphone aims to produce seriously cool smartphones, putting social values first. After delivering the first batch of orders to its fans, Fairphone has to scale up production to become a “real” company. The question is how.

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Keywords Entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, start-up, conflict minerals, Congo, smartphone, campaign, supply chain
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Series RSM Case Development Centre
Note based on field research; 24 pages
Akemu, A.O.P, & Whiteman, G.M. (2016). Fairphone: Organising for Sustained Social Impact. RSM Case Development Centre. Retrieved from

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