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

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Collaborates with Research Groups Based in ...

    Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany announced a three-year collaboration with the research group of John Hartwig at University of California, Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California.


  2. Press Releases

    EMD Electronics Expands Renewable Energy Through Virtual Power Purchase Agreement ...

    EMD Electronics, the U.S. and Canada electronics business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, today announced a major step towards executing its sustainability strategy.


  3. Press Releases

    MilliporeSigma Kicks Off 2023 Curiosity Cube Mobile Lab Tour

    MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has kicked off its 2023 Curiosity Cube tour in North America and Europe.


  • 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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