Merck | Environmental Sustainability

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Merck | Environmental Sustainability

Our company has a long history of environmental stewardship and compliance, but we realize that our strategy and efforts need to continuously improve in order for us to excel in an increasingly resource-constrained world.

We believe that companies have a responsibility to use resources wisely and drive innovations that will enable global development while protecting and preserving both the planet and the communities in which we live and work.

Our environmental sustainability strategy focuses on improving the efficiency of our operations, designing for the environment and reducing the environmental impacts and risks in our value chain.

Learn more about our approach to environmental sustainability at Merck.

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American Chemical Society Presents Merck with Green Chemistry Challenge Award
We're proud to be named a winner of the American Chemical Society's Green Chemistry Challenge Award. The award recognizes companies for innovative processes in reducing waste and the generation of hazardous materials. Learn more about our green and sustainable science here:...
Nov 5, 2018 2:10 PM ET
Merck INFOGRAPHIC | Finding New Ways to Reduce Our Environmental Impact and Promote Sustainability
The world’s resources are finite.  Over the next few decades the demand for energy, clean water and natural resources will increase substantially due to population growth and economic development.  As a result, there will be fewer resources available to support the world’s growing needs.  In addition, air and water pollution continue to adversely impact human health, causing respiratory and...
Jun 6, 2018 9:15 AM ET
Merck VIDEO | Reducing Our Environmental Impact, One Goal at a Time
The world’s resources are finite.  Over the next few decades the demand for energy, clean water and natural resources will increase substantially due to population growth and economic development.  As a result, there will be fewer resources available to support the world’s growing needs.  In addition, air and water pollution continue to adversely impact human health, causing respiratory and...
Apr 27, 2018 9:20 AM ET
Go Boldly: We Can Grow Our Business While Protecting the Health of Our Planet
In September 2015, the 193 Member States of the United Nations came together to create a plan for achieving a better future for all. Their goal is an ambitious one — they want to help end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet. This proposal is called “Agenda 2030” and is comprised of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which clearly define how to help...
Apr 23, 2018 9:15 AM ET
Merck Advances Clean Energy Goals with Invenergy
KENILWORTH, N.J., April 17, 2018 – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Invenergy, North America’s largest privately held renewable energy company, today announced a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) that adds 60 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to the electrical grid and supports Merck’s...
Apr 17, 2018 9:05 AM ET

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