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Understanding EDISON: The Strategic Energy and Water Efficiency Program of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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Operations on a global scale pose a particular challenge to any company aiming to address the diverse needs of its sites. As part of its sustainability strategy, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its operations, aiming for a 50% reduction in Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions by 2030 compared to 2020. To achieve this goal, the company focuses on four areas:

1. New construction sustainability

Collaboration Is Key: Exploring the Impact of Partnerships on Global Scientific Innovation in New Episode of Science Will Tell Podcast

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Season two of the Science Will Tell podcast from the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, explores how key initiatives in the scientific community increase access to science education.

In this episode, Melissa Hackmeier, global head of employee & community engagement at the Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is joined by:

Greener Coolers: More Sustainable Life Science Shipments From Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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The Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is excited to announce the launch of a pilot for the “Greener Cooler:” a more sustainable alternative for cold chain shipments of its life science products. Expanded polystyrene (EPS), also known as styrofoam, is currently the industry standard for cold chain shipment of life science products, thanks to the high insulation properties of EPS. However, as EPS is petroleum-based, it is difficult to recycle, posing a significant challenge to customers’ sustainability goals and to the environment.

New Hands-On Experiments Added to Curiosity Labs™ Lesson Library Offered by the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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The science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) sector continues to grow faster than any other in the U.S., according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and there is an urgent need to train the next generation of scientists to fill this pipeline.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, Partners With CNote To Invest $20 Million in Under-Resourced Communities

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Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, a leading science and technology company, today announced a $20 million commitment to CNote, a technology-based investment platform. The investment will support economic growth and opportunity in communities across the U.S. by providing capital to support BIPOC-owned (Black, Indigenous, and people of color) and women-led small businesses.

Boston Business Journal's 2022 Corporate Citizenship Community Collaboration Awards Honors Seeding Labs and the Life Science Business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

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MilliporeSigma and Boston, Mass.-based Seeding Labs were recently honored by the Boston Business Journal as one of its four 2022 Corporate Citizenship Community Collaboration awardees. MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, has campuses across North America, including Burlington, Mass.

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany Named to Reuters Events Responsible Business Awards Shortlist for Leading-Edge Circular Laboratory Solutions

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Reuters Events recently named Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany to its Responsible Business Awards 2022 shortlist in the Circular Transition category. The company’s Life Science business received this honor thanks to its commitment to creating a circular economy for its customers through innovative greener products and solutions.

MilliporeSigma and Harris Stowe State University Partner to Spark Scientific Curiosity in Students

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To help introduce students to STEM early and prepare them for a potential career in the field, MilliporeSigma, the U.S. and Canada Life Science business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and its local partner Harris Stowe State University (HSSU), provided educational opportunities and networking experiences to Missouri middle school students through a two-week residential STEM camp.

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