Commown offers electronics as a service – how their cooperative model benefits Product-as-a-Service

Commonown - Cooperative for sustainable electronic

Full disclosure: Authors Yana Mechielsen and Robin Angelé both work at Commown “The cooperative for sustainable electronics”. The electronics industry generates a huge amount of negative externalities, from the mines to the products’ end-of-life. According to UNICEF, about 40,000 children work up to 12 hours a day in mines in southern DRC. Mining the valuable … Read more