ESG at Merck

ESG at Merck

For more than a century, Merck has been inventing medicines and vaccines for the world’s most challenging diseases. And today we’re continuing to invent new approaches that save and improve lives so that people can positively contribute to a healthier and more hopeful world.

Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) approach is aligned with the company’s focus on invention, and underscores our commitment to overcoming the greatest obstacles to health and wellbeing, developing and rewarding our employees, protecting the environment, and operating with the highest standards of ethics and transparency.

We support public policies that advance the interests of patients, improve public health and promote access to medicines and innovation.

Visit our website to learn more about our approach to ESG at Merck.

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