At Merck, female leaders across the company, from research and development to manufacturing and marketing, are paving the way to save and improve lives around the world. We celebrate the women whose hard work and tenacity inspire us every day and are proud to share their stories in our Women in Leadership series, including:
To help reduce maternal deaths and narrow disparities in the U.S., Merck for Mothers– Merck’s $500 million global health initiative – launched Safer Childbirth Cities. Through Safer Childbirth Cities, Merck for Mothers is providing funding support for projects in 10 cities across the country. The company recognized that if they did not put health equity at the front and center of their efforts in the U.S., they would not be able to help reverse the current maternal health trends.
February 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The issues businesses face, and in turn need to communicate, are vast and complex. There’s increasing pressure for business to communicate its actions, vision and impact in a way simplified manner that engages key audiences whilst demonstrating integrity and leadership
Merck has been named to Forbes magazine’s America's Best Employers for Diversity 2020 list. In collaboration with analytics firm Statista, Forbes identified The Best Employers for Diversity through an independent survey of 60,000 U.S.
Company Joins 325 Companies from Around the Globe on Prestigious List
Merck has been named to the 2020 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI) which recognizes companies committed to transparency in disclosing gender-related metrics and investment in workplace gender equality. The third annual index includes 325 companies spanning 50 industries headquartered across 42 countries.
Company designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality every year since 2002
For the eighth year in a row, Merck has earned a perfect score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation’s 2020 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) and been designated a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality in the United States. The Corporate Equality Index (CEI) is the national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices pertinent to LGBTQ employees.
The cost to end preventable maternal deaths by 2030 is an estimated $115.5 billion, according to the United Nations Population Fund. With just $11.9 billion in development assistance coming to 120 priority countries over the next 10 years, that leaves a $103.4 billion investment gap.
Merck was named one of the 'World’s Most Admired Companies' by Fortune magazine. The publication ranked Merck among its 'All-Star' companies.
Among all 680 companies in 30 countries and 52 industry sectors, Merck was listed as the No. 2 most admired company in the pharmaceutical industry, receiving top scores in the areas of innovation, social responsibility and quality of products and services.
Merck, known as MSD outside of the United States and Canada, is proud to announce its membership in The Valuable 500, an international initiative striving to put disability on the leadership agenda. The company supports the campaign which is dedicated to unlocking the business, social and economic value of people living with disabilities around the world.
January 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The issues businesses face, and in turn need to communicate, are vast and complex. There’s increasing pressure for business to communicate its actions, vision and impact in a way simplified manner that engages key audiences whilst demonstrating integrity and leadership