Merck: CSR & Sustainability News

Merck & Co., Inc., dba Merck Sharp & Dohme or MSD outside the United States and Canada, is one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. The Merck headquarters is located in Whitehouse Station, New Jersey, an unincorporated area in Readington Township. The company was established in 1891 as the United States subsidiary of the German company now known as Merck KGaA. Merck & Co. or MSD describes itself as a “a global research-driven pharmaceutical company.

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The Business Risks of Water Shortages

The world's biggest businesses are increasingly exposed to water risk while responses to calls by large investors for increased reporting and accountability have…
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Will SASB Make G4 Redundant? Examples from Big Pharma

A version of this piece was originally published on the CSR Reporting Blog. The Global Reporting Initiative has never met the challenge of…
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How Safe Water Network’s Partnership With Companies Benefits the World’s Poor

Safe Water Network, which works with PepsiCo, IBM and Merck, takes a market-based approach to combat water scarcity in the developing world.
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Latest Merck CSR Report Touts Access to Health, Water Stewardship

Merck released its 2011 CSR report, in which the company discusses successes and challenges on the health, economic and environmental fronts.

Merck Donates Cervical Cancer Vaccine to Uganda

Global healthcare leader, Merck, has recently partnered with the Republic of Uganda to distribute free vaccines for cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is the…

Is One-way Corporate Responsibility Reporting Dead?

Last week I attended my first Ethical Corporation conference — their first Responsible Business Summit in New York.  Since most Ethical Corporation conferences are…

CSR Reporting: When is Enough, Enough? Views from Intel and Merck

This is the third column in a three-part series on CSR Reporting. Producing CSR reports requires a substantial investment of time and money. Is…

CSR Reporting: What Investors Want

Who really reads CSR reports? Do investors really use them?  I heard speakers from Intel, the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI), Merck & Co.,…