"Corporate Responsibility"

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Tackling health disparities through impact investing

Ken Gustavsen, strategy officer, Social Business Innovation, and impact investing portfolio manager, offers three lessons on helping advance global health goals

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Supporting pregnant and postpartum people

CDC launches national 'Hear Her' maternal health communication campaign

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How diversity and inclusion is essential to our mission

By Celeste Warren, vice president of human resources and chief diversity officer

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Inclusivity as key ingredient in resiliency

with Don Watson, vice president, global workforce and enterprise services

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Our disability inclusiveness earns top employer award

Learn how we maximize potential by making employees across all dimensions of ability feel valued and empowered.

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Keelee's maternal health journey

A post-partum infection that threatened her life inspires Keelee to share her story with others.

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The Ebola outbreak centered in the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo has come to an end

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Heart failure: A physician’s perspective

Driven to make a difference By Dr. Joerg Koglin, vice president, therapeutic area head, global clinical development, cardiovascular, Merck Research Laboratories

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Solidarity rising in the face of adversity

Finding new ways to fight COVID-19 across diverse populations in Africa

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Creating safer childbirth cities: leaning into our values of diversity and inclusion

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Come as you are

LGBTQ+ employees around the world share personal stories about what it means to bring their whole selves to work

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“Though the challenge of this pandemic is immense, we know that science and collaboration will triumph, just as they have before.”

by Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO

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Nurse and volunteer Brenda lends medical expertise to Houston Food Bank during COVID-19

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Going above and beyond to help the Navajo Nation slow the spread of the pandemic

Merck teams work together to donate more than $460,000 worth of supplies to the Indian Health Service National Supply Service Center

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Battling COVID-19 as a volunteer EMT

One of our colleagues finds a way to help directly combat the COVID-19 pandemic as a volunteer EMT.

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Nurses: our mission to save and improve lives in action

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Col. Craig Maceri fights "invisible enemy": COVID-19

The Rhode Island National Guard commander is currently on military leave from Merck as part of an effort to combat the pandemic.

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Your questions answered: How Merck is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic

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Living with and combating infectious diseases

Read the stories that inspire our work

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Over 30 Years: The Mectizan® Donation Program

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The Power of Partnership

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Merck's response to Ebola outbreak

Along with international agencies and governments, Merck has played — and continues to play — a leadership role in responding to Ebola.

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Powered by inclusion: how we celebrate our diverse workforce

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Inventing for life: passion, purpose and people

Around the world, the 2019 Fellowship for Global Health program contributes to solutions to the most pressing health challenges

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Tackling the U.S. maternal mortality crisis

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It's in the details

Merck's Don Watson, VP, global workforce enterprises, builds disability inclusion into all aspects of work life

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Patients in remote areas are finding specialized care through Project ECHO

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Helping moms safely deliver their babies

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Women in leadership: Raquel Tapia

How getting out of her comfort zone helped Raquel develop a successful career

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Confronting unconscious bias

How to recognize the narrative we keep in our heads — and what to do about it — Ken Frazier, chairman and CEO

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Merck's commitment to prevention and care for NCDs

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) — diseases that can’t be transmitted from person to person — are the leading causes of death and disability worldwide.

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From the marines to Merck: pursuing missions that matter

By Joe Butcher, associate director, Corporate Strategy

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Supporting our veterans

A personal and professional commitment by Sandra Milligan, senior vice president of global regulatory affairs and clinical safety

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Merck Publishes 2012 Global Corporate Responsibility Report

Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, today issued its 2012 global corporate responsibility report. The report, available at www.merckresponsibility.com , focuses on Merck's corporate responsibility activities, progress and performance during 2012 in four priority areas where the company is positioned to have a positive impact: Access to Health, Environmental Sustainability, Employees and Ethics and Transparency. Highlights from the 2012 report include: People reached through the company’s major responsibility programs and partnerships: 269 million Women in executive roles: 31 percent Global corporate giving: $1.7 billion Water recycled and reused during 2012: 3.3 billion gallons Reduced direct greenhouse gas emissions since 2009: Met 10 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal 3 years early Developing new partnerships to reduce maternal mortality through Merck for Mothers In addition, this year’s report provides information on the company’s commitment