For more than 20 years, Fried, the CEO and Founder of the 3D printing company Materialise, ran CSR projects in Africa, supporting local hospitals. But in 2012, he spotted an opportunity to change the approach. Five African countries top the global list of highest road fatalities and Fried realized that rather than supporting doctors, we needed to address the root causes of the accidents. Materialise, Innate Motion, and our partners changed the paradigms in public transport in Benin, starting up a business for social impact.
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