For us, scientific progress and responsible entrepreneurship go hand in hand, enabling us to create a sustainable future for everyone.

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Sustainability is a vital element of our business and a responsibility we want to fulfill every day. Through our innovation power, we strive to create long-term value for society: By fostering human progress for more than one billion people, achieving climate neutrality by 2040 and reducing our resource consumption.

Belén Garijo

Chair of the Executive Board and CEO of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany


  • Umbrella Project

    Our Director of Sustainability, Till Langner, and Senior Sustainability Program Manager, Kristin Balk, talked about the Sustainability program “Umbrella Project” …

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  • Green Solvents

    Our US Technical Service Manager David Rennie talks about Green Solvents and how they can boost the sustainability of chip production…

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  • Supplier Decarbonization

    Our Head of Sustainable Procurement, Verena Buback, and our Chief Procurement Officer, Joachim Christ, talk about the Supplier Decarbonization program…

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Sustainability News

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  1. Press Releases

    Renewable Energy to Cover 100% of Current Electricity Purchases in Europe by ...

    Company has signed virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) for a total of around 300 gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy per year.


  2. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Releases Its First-Ever DE&I Report

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, has released its premier Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Report.


  3. Press Releases

    U.S. Businesses of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Named a “Best Place to Work ...

    Company scored 100 on the "Disability Equality Index" and is recognized as a "Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion".



    Our first DE&I Report opens a window into our DE&I efforts: our commitment, aspirations, culture, and initiatives, as well as partnerships we nurture beyond our business.

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  • Sustainable business

    In episode 17 of our podcast series Future Talk, our experts discuss the benefits of sustainable business practice. Listen in!
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