Merck KGaA publishes corporate responsibility update


Merck KGaAy has published its Corporate Responsibility Update, covering the year 2015.

In this interim report key indicators and a selection of the progress Merck KGaA has made with its corporate responsibility efforts in 2015 are outlined.

The report also documents the company’s progress in implementing the principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

Merck KGaA claim responsible conduct is embedded in its fundamental principles of corporate governance and is an integral element of the company’s corporate strategy.

Merck KGaA meets global challenges in a variety of ways, such as by improving access to health especially in low- and middle-income countries, by developing sustainable products, by combating the neglected tropical disease schistosomiasis in Africa, by engaging in climate protection activities, and by promoting workforce diversity.

Every two years, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany publishes an in-depth Corporate Responsibility Report detailing its sustainability achievements.