LGBTQ+ employees around the world share personal stories about what it means to bring their whole selves to work at Merck
It can be as simple as sharing your weekend plans with coworkers, or having a photo of your partner on your desk. When you feel free to be yourself at work, even the seemingly small things can have a big impact on your happiness and wellbeing.
Company is ranked No. 1 in industry on the 2020 100 Best Corporate Citizens list
3BL Media has named Merck to its annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking, recognizing outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance among the 1,000 largest, U.S. public companies.
Merck is expanding its Safer Childbirth Cities initiative, a multi-year effort to improve U.S. maternal health outcomes. Safer Childbirth Cities is part of Merck for Mothers, the company’s $500 million global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life. With the latest call for proposals, Safer Childbirth Cities aims to add to current efforts in 10 cities by expanding geographically to other U.S. cities and catalyzing solutions that will have the greatest impact in improving U.S. maternal health.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic affects patients and communities, but it also has had a troubling impact on the small business community. To help offset that impact, Merck has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, founding partner Vistaprint, and several other organizations to launch the Save Small Business Fund, a grant program to provide financial assistance to small business owners impacted by the pandemic.
The 2020 list recognizes organizations setting the standard for indigenous STEM professionals
Merck has been recognized by the American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) for its commitment to diversity and inclusion. AISES released its listing of the 50 Top STEM Workplaces for Indigenous STEM Professionals in the Spring 2020 issue of
Merck received the 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Merck has been named a Partner of the Year for 15 years in a row, and in Sustained Excellence for 13 years.
Companies receiving the award were selected for demonstrating how energy efficiency drives economic competitiveness in tandem with environmental protection.
Response follows initial donation of half a million masks to support COVID-19 emergency response in New York City
In response to calls for personal protective equipment for health care workers and other front-line responders battling the COVID-19 pandemic, Merck & Co., Inc. announced that it is donating 300,000 masks to New Jersey’s Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness. As of Wednesday, March 25, 2020, New Jersey had confirmed more than 3,500 novel coronavirus cases, the second-highest in the U.S. after New York state.