At Merck, we believe that having a diverse supplier base helps us better understand and anticipate the needs of the people we serve. That is why we cast a wide net in search of talent, seeking qualified suppliers from all segments of the global community. Our supplier diversity program includes Minority-, Women-, Veteran-, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender- and Disability-owned business enterprises as well as small businesses.
We hold our suppliers to the same standards to which we hold our own employees. We expect our suppliers to:
Merck supports various associations and agencies that enable us to identify small and diverse suppliers. For a complete list, click here.
If you are not currently certified by one of the agencies and/or organizations listed above, we encourage you to become so.
Questions about supplier diversity at Merck? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are proud to be recognized as a leader in the area of supplier diversity and look continuously for ways to expand and improve our program. In 2008, we began to expand our program globally. Our approach may be different, depending on local laws and regulations, but we look forward to continuing to build a supplier base that reflects our diverse customers.