Merck is an innovative, global healthcare leader that is committed to improving health and wellbeing around the world.
It carries products that include heart and respiratory health, diabetes, infectious diseases, animal health, consumer care and women’s health. It continues to focus a research on conditions that affect millions of people around the world — diseases like Alzheimer’s and cancer — while expanding the strengths in areas like vaccines and biologics.
Through innovative research, groundbreaking partnerships and smarter processes, Merck is focusing on four priority areas: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees, and Ethics & Transparency.
The firm continues to use several external guidelines and measurement frameworks to guide the reporting, including the Global Reporting Initiative, the 10 principles of the UN Global Compact, the UN Millennium Development Goals and the Access to Medicine Index.