Member - Commown

Commown provides long term leasing solutions with services (HaaS) of the most ecological and ethical electronic devices.

Type Startup or self-employed
Founder 2017
Company Size 4
Member Type
Innovator
Founders Elie Assémat, Adrien Montagut, Florent Cayré, Fred Wagner
Headquarters 67000 Strasbourg, France
Social network
Commown

About

The electronics industry generates a huge amount of negative externalities, from the mines to the products end-of-life. Many studies showed that most of it stems from the product birth and death. Thus, the first priority is to reduce the number of devices made and sold. However, this is not viable for companies that relies solely on the sale of these devices. Hence the need for another business model : Hardware as as service (HaaS). This model has proven its worth with strong companies like Xerox or Michelin. In this model, the customer pay monthly for access to the device and suitable services. The overall user experience is usually muh improved. On the other side, the company remains the owner of the fleet of devices and has strong interest in providing long lasting and repairable hardware. Commown is a French "société coopérative d’intérêt collectif (SCIC)" that support fair and sustainable electronics by providing HaaS offers with such electronics.
Headquarters 67000 Strasbourg, France

SDG’s of application

The Sustainable Development Goals are a call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure peace and prosperity everywhere.
SDG 6
Clean Water and
Sanitation
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SDG 7
Affordable and
Clean Energy
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SDG 9
Industry, Innovation
and Infrastructure
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SDG 11
Sustainable Cities
and Communities
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SDG 12
Responsible Consumption
and production
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Offers from Commown

Other products

Fairphone is the only modular phone on the market, which makes it incredibly easy to repair. Fairphone is also a pioneer company, pushing forward ethical imperatives on the whole value chain of electronics (see fairphone.com for details). This offer includes the use of the device and several services to enjoy a perfectly relaxed Fairphone experience. All dysfunctions and damages are covered with a fast support. All Fairphones are thoroughly checked before shipping, to avoid the rare chance of a dead-on-arrival phone. Depending on the chosen option, this can includes fast replacement of the device instead of waiting for repairs when this is needed. Plus, this offer benefit from Commown thorough ethical and ecological commitment : green energy for servers, responsible bank, carbon neutral deliveries, etc.

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Available inFrance, Categories of applicationSustainable cities and communities, Responsible consumption and productionSector of applicationCommunities infrastructures, Circular economy of solid wastes Status Implemented

Commown selected whyopencomputing.com, pcvert.fr, mcarre.fr because their computers are designed to be repaired, to last, with low energy consumption. This HaaS offer cover all dysfunctions and a course to learn about open source softwares.

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Available inFrance, Categories of applicationSustainable cities and communities, Responsible consumption and productionSector of applicationCommunities infrastructures, Circular economy of solid wastes Status Implemented