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Merck Announces the Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity to Accelerate Progress Towards Improved Birth Outcomes for All

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Merck recently announced the creation of the Kenneth C. Frazier Award for Maternal Health Equity, a grant award that will be bestowed annually to one organization in recognition of its commitment to and progress toward more equitable, high-quality maternal health care. The award will be granted by Merck for Mothers, Merck’s global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life.

Merck Named to 100 Best Corporate Citizens of 2021

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Merck was named to the annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens ranking by 3BL.  The list recognizes outstanding environmental, social and governance (ESG) transparency and performance. Assessed among 1,000 of the largest public U.S. companies, Merck ranked No. 1 in the Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences industry and No. 12 overall.

Merck Accelerates Climate Goals; Announces Carbon Neutrality in Operations by 2025

100% Renewable Energy Goal to be Achieved 15 Years Ahead of Schedule; Includes Three New Virtual Power Purchase Agreements
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April 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Merck has announced ambitious goals to achieve carbon neutrality across its operations by 2025 (Scopes 1 & 2 emissions) and a 30% reduction in its value chain emissions by 2030 (Scope 3 emissions).[1]

These goals are aligned with science and build on Merck’s long-standing focus on preventing the worst impacts of climate change and supporting the global effort to achieve the Paris Agreement goals by reducing demand for energy and minimizing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Merck Expands Safer Childbirth Cities Initiative to 20th Community-Led Project Advancing Maternal Health Equity During Black Maternal Health Week

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Merck known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, has announced the funding support of its 20th community-based project in the Safer Childbirth Cities initiative aimed at fostering solutions that will help U.S. cities become safer, more equitable places to give birth. The expansion of the program, launched by Merck for Mothers, Merck’s global initiative to help create a world where no woman has to die giving life, comes at an important moment during Black Maternal Health Week occurring April 11 – 17, 2021.

Merck Named One of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma™ by Great Place to Work® and Fortune

Company named top 20 Best Workplaces in Biotechnology and Pharmaceuticals
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Merck has been named one of the 2021 Best Workplaces in Health Care & Biopharma™ by Great Place to Work and Fortune

Drexel Solutions Institute and Merck Launch Leadership Program for Diverse Suppliers

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Drexel University announced a collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc., on a new initiative that will help diverse business owners enhance their leadership and business acumen and strengthen and grow their companies. The inaugural cohort of the newly launched “Merck Drexel Advanced Leadership Program for Diverse Suppliers (Merck Drexel ALP)” began coursework for the four-month certificate program last week.

Merck Announces Fifth Round of Global Grants to Tackle Maternal Mortality and Promote Health Equity Worldwide

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Merck recently announced a fifth round of grants in its Merck for Mothers Global Grants program dedicated to reducing maternal mortality in locations where there is the greatest need. Merck for Mothers, the company’s global initiative launched in 2011 to help create a world where no woman has to die while giving life, supports the corporate grant program which enables Merck offices around the world to aid nongovernmental organizations that are improving maternal health.

Merck Named to FORTUNE's List of World's Most Admired Companies

Company ranked the No. 2 most admired company in the pharmaceutical industry
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Merck was named one of the 'World’s Most Admired Companies'​ by Fortune magazine. The publication released its annual list, ranking Merck among its ‘All-Star’ companies — moving up 12 spots on the list from 2020. The company was also ranked the No. 2 most admired company in the pharmaceutical industry.

Merck Earns Top Marks in Human Rights Campaign's 2021 Corporate Equality Index

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Merck has received a top score of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index, the nation’s foremost benchmarking survey and report measuring corporate policies and practices related to LGBTQ workplace equality.

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