Employee and Community Engagement

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Employee and Community Engagement

At MilliporeSigma, we look for opportunities to use employee and community engagement to spark scientific curiosity and breakthroughs. We know that not all people have access to the advancements in public health that have come through innovations in life science. We also know that tomorrow’s innovations depend on the next generation of scientific explorers. This is why we focus our community engagement in two primary areas: supporting today’s scientists to accelerate access to health through scientific research and inspiring curiosity in the next generation of scientists through science education.

Our community engagement efforts include SPARK—a global, skills-based volunteer program that allows MilliporeSigma employees to leverage their diverse talents, skills and experiences to give back to the communities in which they live and work. We also created the Curiosity Labs™ program to bring the expertise of our employees and access to hands-on, interactive science lessons to classrooms around the world.

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MilliporeSigma Recognized for Efforts to Fight Hunger Worldwide
MILWAUKEE, Wisc., September 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ –  Rise Against Hunger, an international hunger relief organization, recently honored MilliporeSigma for its support in packing and supplying more than 500,000 nutritious meals to families in need across the globe. The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, operates...
Sep 5, 2018 3:15 PM ET
Mobile Science Lab Visits Milton, Sparks Curiosity
The Curiosity Cube made a stop at the Milton Library Saturday. The Curiosity Cube was created with the goal to inspire children with hands-on science to children. MilliporeSigma, a life-science company with a facility in Oakville, created the cube by converting a 22x10-foot shipping container into a mobile science lab. ...
Aug 30, 2018 1:30 PM ET
Getting Over the Hump
I recently had an unprecedented experience: I got to an airport early. Not “Jeffrey early” meaning the boarding announcement is beginning as I hit the gate, but “normal people early” — a la two hours early. This afforded a unique opportunity — I actually sat down and ate a meal rather than taking food and shoving it in my face while hot-stepping it to a departing plane. Lest just eating...
Aug 2, 2018 11:10 AM ET
Teachers Learn How to Spark Early Interest in STEM Careers
To help fill a pipeline of future scientists and engineers, many teachers in the St. Louis area are “stemitizing” — integrating science, technology, engineering and mathematics concepts into all school subjects. One such effort, STEMpact’s Teacher Quality program, trains 150 kindergarten through eighth-grade teachers on how to incorporate the concepts into their...
Jul 31, 2018 9:35 AM ET
Milliporesigma in Massachusetts
MilliporeSigma CEO Udit Batra talks about the company's footprint here in New England. If they are located in 66 countries around the globe, why is their global headquarters in Massachusetts? Plus, what is a "curiosity cube?" Watch the video on NECN.com
Jul 25, 2018 9:45 AM ET

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