According to the tradition of Merck KGaA to publish a comprehensive Corporate Responsibility Report biennially, the organization has published its report for 2015. Merck KGaA is a leader in Healthcare, Life Science and Performance Materials based in Darmstadt, Germany.
The report contains the company’s progress in its adherence to the principles of the United Nations Global Compact. It also contains a record of the company’s performance in its Corporate Responsibility.
Merck KGaA’s responsible conduct is established in its principles of corporate governance and it is a major element of the company’s corporate strategy. Therefore, Merck KGaA is meeting global challenges in many ways like improving access to health, especially in low- and middle-income countries, developing sustainable products, and combating the neglected tropical disease schistosomiasis in Africa, by engaging in climate protection activities, and by promoting workforce diversity.