Sustainability

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

Sustainability News

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  1. Press Releases

    Emanuel Merck Lectureship 2022 Awarded to John F. Hartwig

    The Emanuel Merck Lectureship was established in 1992 and recognizes globally renowned scientists who have made superb contributions to chemical and pharmaceutical research.

    2022/05/23

  2. Press Releases

    MilliporeSigma Announces the Expansion of Hands-On Science Education Program ...

    The Curiosity Cube®—a retrofitted shipping container that features hands-on science experiments designed to spark student interest in STEM careers—will engage young minds at schools and public spaces.

    2022/05/18

  3. Press Releases

    Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) Confirms Contribution of Merck KGaA ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, aims to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. The independent Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has now confirmed that the company’s targets ...

    2022/05/06

  • Sustainable progress

    How do we address global challenges such as climate change and unequal access to health and where do we see opportunities? Browse through the selection of our 2021 stories.

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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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  • Sustainably packaged

    Fabien Thibault heads our sustainable packaging initiative. Discover how curiosity helps us minimize our ecological footprint.

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  • Connecting smart antennas

    Dieter Schroth heads our Smart Antenna business. Discover how Internet from outer space can connect more people, quickly and affordably.

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  • Meat alternatives

    Lavanya Anandan heads our Clean Meat Innovation Field. Discover how this culinary innovation could transform the world’s food supply.

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