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MilliporeSigma's Fabien Thibault Named Sustainability Champion of the Year by Business Intelligence Group

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Today, Fabien Thibault was named Sustainability Champion by the Business Intelligence Group in the 2021 Sustainability Awards program. Fabien is the global manager of product and packaging sustainability at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, whose U.S.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast Series: Design for Sustainability

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Driving Packaging Sustainability From the Start

Fabien Thibault, global manager, product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma
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Across industries, sustainability is becoming an increasing expectation. From reducing emissions to increasing recycling, both businesses and consumers are looking for ways in which they can reduce their environmental impact. But when it comes to products and packaging in the life science industry, developing sustainable solutions while meeting transit and safety regulation requirements is an ongoing challenge.

Now, imagine the complexity of executing this process for more than 300,000 products and 2.5 million SKUs along with associated packaging.

Making a Difference: One Company's Mission to Put Sustainability at the Heart of All It Does

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In April 2019, the Life Science business of Merck* launched a four-year initiative that was aimed at improving its sustainability efforts when it came to packaging. For a global business shipping around 30,000 packages every day, the task was enormous. From reducing the overall amount of packaging it was using, maximising recycling, improving plastics sustainability and even targeting zero deforestation, the initiative was a statement of intent by the business to begin to understand its environmental impact – and do something about it.

It's Not Easy Being Green: How MilliporeSigma Is Taking Big Steps Toward Smaller Footprints

Jeffrey Whitford, head of sustainability & social business innovation and branding at MilliporeSigma
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Being “green” has become the new expectation across many industries, with environmental and sustainability programs now an integral—and necessary—part of an organization’s overall business strategy. While a sustainability mindset is now expected, it’s not something that can be pulled out of a hat overnight. These programs require a comprehensive strategy, proof points to back up value, many iterations, and collaboration with suppliers, customers, partners and other stakeholders.

MilliporeSigma Enhances Design for Sustainability Framework, Offers Customers Data-Driven Insights for Greener Solutions

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  • New framework supports company’s commitment to integrate sustainability into all value chains by 2030
  • Development, consulting and re-engineering efforts decrease environmental impact while improving product performance

Jeffrey Whitford of MilliporeSigma: Five Strategies Our Company Is Using to Tackle Climate Change & Become More Sustainable

By Penny Bauder
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Making change happen will be your biggest challenge. We live on the front edge of new ideas, which means that we’re always asking people to change and do new things. Reality check: People don’t like new things that change what they’re used to. Finding ways to make change easier for people and ease the path are part of the challenge and, in my opinion, what make it fun. Asking why people aren’t on the bus yet isn’t going to work.

MilliporeSigma Sustainability Initiatives Named 2020 Winners in the BIG Awards for Business

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BURLINGTON, Mass., November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MilliporeSigma has been named Green Company of the Year by Business Intelligence Group through its BIG Awards for Business program. In a second win, MilliporeSigma was awarded New Product of the Year for the Stericup®E and Steritop®E Filtration Devices. This annual awards program celebrates companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

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