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, talks about the Supplier Decarbonisation program

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Sustainability News

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  1. Press Releases

    Future Insight Prize 2024 Awarded to Johns Hopkins University’s Lauren Gardner

    We awarded Lauren Gardner, representing Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA, with the Future Insight Prize 2024 worth 500.000 € today.


  2. Press Releases

    Positive CHMP Opinion by EMA for Arpraziquantel to Treat Schistosomiasis in ...

    Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted a positive opinion for arpraziquantel.


  3. Press Releases

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Provides Update on Phase III Results for Evobrutinib ...

    Two Phase III EVOLUTION clinical trials of evobrutinib did not meet their primary endpoints.



    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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