Merck Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List


Corporate Responsibility Magazine has ranked Merck #22 on its 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The list recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States.

Out of the Shadows: Shining a Light on Maternal Mental Health


by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers

In the year or so since ProPublica and NPR published their first article in the “Lost Mothers” series, close to 5,000 Americans have come forward with accounts of how a loved one had died – or they themselves had nearly died – during pregnancy or childbirth.

The Quest for Quality Maternal Health Care in India

In India, we’re giving patients a voice – and getting providers to listen. What a private sector-driven, consumer-centric, ‘total market’ approach to improving maternity health care looks like.

by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers

Project HOPE Names Merck Corporate Volunteer of the Year


Volunteers are often the unsung heroes of the quest to promote global health and respond to disasters, but without their contributions, millions of people in some of the world’s most challenged regions would be worse off.  In recognition of this crucial role, Project HOPE honored Jahn Moeller, a registered nurse from Queensland, Australia, as Volunteer of the Year, and Merck, as Corporate Partner Volunteer of the Year, celebrating a six-decades long partnership that has built health capacity worldwide.  

Merck for Mothers Blog | Assessing and Addressing Maternal Sepsis

Read the latest blog post by Merck for Mothers guest authors Mercedes Bonet, a perinatal health epidemiologist at the World Health Organization and Vanessa Brizuela, a consultant at the World Health Organization

Every pregnant or recently pregnant woman is at risk of an infection that could trigger maternal sepsis. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.

Despite it being one of the main causes of maternal death and leading to about 35,000 deaths every year, the true burden of maternal sepsis is presently unknown, due to a lack of data.

Merck CEO Ken Frazier Named to the TIME Top 100, Fortune Top 50 Lists

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Ken Frazier’s career has advanced the march of progress. His leadership both inside and outside of Merck has earned him a spot on both TIME Magazine’s and Fortune Magazine’s Top Lists this week.

Merck VIDEO | Reducing Our Environmental Impact, One Goal at a Time

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The world’s resources are finite.  Over the next few decades the demand for energy, clean water and natural resources will increase substantially due to population growth and economic development.  As a result, there will be fewer resources available to support the world’s growing needs.  In addition, air and water pollution continue to adversely impact human health, causing respiratory and water-borne illnesses. 

Go Boldly: We Can Grow Our Business While Protecting the Health of Our Planet

by Danielle Menture, Vice President, Global Safety and the Environment

In September 2015, the 193 Member States of the United Nations came together to create a plan for achieving a better future for all. Their goal is an ambitious one — they want to help end extreme poverty, fight inequality and injustice, and protect our planet. This proposal is called “Agenda 2030” and is comprised of 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which clearly define how to help create a better world. Fulfilling these SDGs will take an unprecedented effort, and for business they represent an opportunity to benefit society while growing and sustaining our business.

Merck Advances Clean Energy Goals with Invenergy

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KENILWORTH, N.J., April 17, 2018 – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Invenergy, North America’s largest privately held renewable energy company, today announced a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement (VPPA) that adds 60 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy to the electrical grid and supports Merck’s environmental sustainability goals.

Merck Receives 2018 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award From U. S. Environmental Protection Agency

Company Receives EPA Honor for 13th Consecutive Year
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KENILWORTH, N.J., April 2, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, announced today that it has received an ENERGY STAR 2018 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its continued leadership in energy management in both the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors, and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR.  Merck’s accomplishments will be recognized by the EPA and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 20, 2018.


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