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MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day 2022

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Smaller footprints, brighter future. MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, quantifies sustainability by setting goals, tracking progress and communicating impact.

This Earth Day, watch the video to learn how MilliporeSigma is multiplying its impact and fostering a greener tomorrow. 

MilliporeSigma Joins Cyclyx Consortium As First Founding Member Representing the Life Sciences Industry

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Integrating a focus on sustainability throughout all phases of a product’s life cycle introduces continuous innovation in the forms of greener product alternatives, more sustainable packaging and distribution, and expanded recycling and reuse programs.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast: Cyrene™

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

Are there greener alternatives to solvents? In the fourth episode of the Science Will Tell podcast series, you will learn how we are using green chemistry to develop a portfolio of environmentally-friendly, safe alternatives like Cyrene™.

Cyrene™ was created in response to the need for solvents to meet stricter regulation requirements for both employee safety and environmental sustainability.

MilliporeSigma Science Will Tell Podcast: DOZN™

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Science Will Tell is a podcast series in which we explore infinite solutions to sustainability and community impact from the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.* 

In the third episode, you will learn more about DOZN™, our quantitative, industry-first green chemistry tool that utilizes the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry in order for scientists to make more informed decisions and to reduce their environmental footprint. Specifically, DOZN™ enables scientists to compare the relative greenness of similar chemicals, synthetic routes and chemical processes.

MilliporeSigma Continues to Achieve Great Progress With Its SMASH Packaging Plan

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Product packaging is one of the most visible and tangible environmental impacts in the life science industry, which is why MilliporeSigma is focused on driving sustainability in its packaging.

Launched in 2019, MilliporeSigma’s SMASH Packaging Plan is an industry-first framework designed to reduce the environmental impact of the company’s packaging by 2022. The 2020 SMASH Packaging Report card reveals MilliporeSigma is on track to achieve several of its initiatives by 2022.

A few key goals that the SMASH Packaging Plan achieved in 2020 include:

MilliporeSigma Honors Earth Day Today and Every Day

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MilliporeSigma believes taking a holistic approach to sustainability helps scientists take big steps toward smaller footprints. Learn more about our efforts here.

Driving Packaging Sustainability From the Start

Fabien Thibault, global manager, product and packaging sustainability at MilliporeSigma
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Across industries, sustainability is becoming an increasing expectation. From reducing emissions to increasing recycling, both businesses and consumers are looking for ways in which they can reduce their environmental impact. But when it comes to products and packaging in the life science industry, developing sustainable solutions while meeting transit and safety regulation requirements is an ongoing challenge.

Now, imagine the complexity of executing this process for more than 300,000 products and 2.5 million SKUs along with associated packaging.

MilliporeSigma Sustainability Initiatives Named 2020 Winners in the BIG Awards for Business

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BURLINGTON, Mass., November 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ — MilliporeSigma has been named Green Company of the Year by Business Intelligence Group through its BIG Awards for Business program. In a second win, MilliporeSigma was awarded New Product of the Year for the Stericup®E and Steritop®E Filtration Devices. This annual awards program celebrates companies, products and people that are leading their respective industries.

Driving Sustainability Into the Product

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I think we can all agree sustainability is important. But how does it contribute to ROI?

How do you incorporate it into your business? And is there a competitive advantage to be gained from doing that?

Listen to the podcast on LifeScienceMarketingRadio.com.

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