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3M to Support United Nations Road Safety Initiative

3M has pledged support as a founding donor to a newly established United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund. The science and technology company committed $250,000 to the UN Road Safety Trust Fund which aims to accelerate progress in improving global road safety by bridging the gaps in the mobilization of resources for effective action at all levels.

“With 3M’s nearly 80-year history of contributing to safer roads, we know that it takes all stakeholders working together to address issues surrounding transportation and mobility, and to drive real and lasting improvement,” said John Riccardi, vice president, 3M Transportation Safety Division. “Together, with the combined and collaborative efforts of government agencies, safety associations and advocacy groups around the world, we strive to reduce traffic fatalities globally and help save lives.”

By working with leading global organizations, including the United Nations, Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile, and the International Road Federation, 3M hopes to improve road safety and realize zero fatalities through the deployment of advanced technologies.

Read the full press release on 3M’s corporate web site.

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