Ethical tech: Fairphone takes in new €6.5 million ($7.7M) investment by The Good Shopping Guide | Sep 27, 2017 | Ethical Shopping Blog | 0 comments Fairphone, the brand which currently ranks top for on the ethical index for mobile phones, has taken in new investment of €6.5 million ($7.7M). As reported in TechCrunch, with this new investment the brand, known for its modular smartphones and sustainability goals, is aiming to increase support and continue to push the frontier of ethical consumer electronics. Fairphone has been making significant strides in recent time, they have also received some criticism for ending support for its first repairable-by-design handset. What the future holds for the brand will be interesting to watch. As it currently sits, they remain at the frontier of ethical tech as evidenced by our latest research and consumer rankings. You can learn more about this news over at TechCrunch. We also recently reviewed the Fairphone 2, which you can find here.