Greener Products and Solutions

We actively integrate sustainability into the product development process and look at all phases of the product life cycle for opportunities to develop products and tools that deliver the highest performance in innovation, quality, safety and effectiveness, while minimizing environmental impact. These efforts enable our customers to carry out cutting-edge research, while positively contributing to their own environmental impact goals.

Designing products for sustainability, evaluating and selecting suppliers against sustainability criteria, pursuing green chemistry, and reducing packaging and end-of-life impact through recycling are all recognized as important aspects of greener products and solutions.

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Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Greener Coolers: More Sustainable Life Science Shipments From Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany
MilliporeSigma started a pilot program for the "Greener Cooler" in one of its U.S. distribution centers. Made of paper and starch, the Greener Coolers are suitable for shipping a range of refrigerated products and can be easily recycled.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Named to Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards Shortlist for Leading-Edge Circular Laboratory Solutions
Reuters Events named Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to its Responsible Business Awards 2022 shortlist in the Circular Transition category for its commitment to creating a circular economy for its customers through greener products and solutions.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

The Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Named Standout in Sustainability Category for Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators 2022
The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, which operates in the U.S. and Canada as MilliporeSigma, was named one of seven standouts in the Sustainability category for Fast Company’s Best Workplaces for Innovators 2022.

Awards, Ratings & Rankings

Jeffrey Whitford Named a CSR/ESG Professional of the Year in Ragan & PR Daily's Communicators of the Year Awards
Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability and social business innovation at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, was named a CSR/ESG Professional of the Year in Ragan and PR Daily’s Communicators of the Year Awards.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Driving Efficient & Sustainable Packaging: MilliporeSigma Releases Annual SMASH Packaging Plan Report
MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is making further strides in its commitment to driving significant sustainability improvements in its packaging through its SMASH Packaging Plan.

Responsible Production & Consumption

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day 2022
MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, honors Earth Day 2022 with a video on how the company is fostering a greener tomorrow.

Responsible Production & Consumption

MilliporeSigma’s ZooMAb® Antibodies Earns First-Ever ACT Label From My Green Lab
MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, announced that its ZooMAb® antibodies earned an ACT label from My Green Lab, a non-profit dedicated to creating a culture of sustainability in science.

Responsible Production & Consumption

Jeffrey Whitford of MilliporeSigma Talks Realm of Sustainability, DOZN™ Tool on Innovation+Talks Podcast
Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability and social business innovation at MilliporeSigma joins the Innovation+Talks podcast to discuss the realm of sustainability and the factors at hand.

Responsible Production & Consumption

MilliporeSigma Honors America Recycles Day Today and Every Day
On America Recycles Day, and every day, MIlliporeSigma, the US and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is working toward a future with a reduced dependence on virgin plastic.

Responsible Business & Employee Engagement

MilliporeSigma Joins Cyclyx Consortium As First Founding Member Representing the Life Sciences Industry
Living up to its commitment to creating smaller footprints, MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, recently became the first founding member of Cyclyx representing the life science industry.
The life science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operates as MilliporeSigma in the U.S. and Canada

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