In 2019, 0 GCP/PV inspections by regulatory agencies of the company or clinical trial investigators led to significant fines, penalties, warning letters or product seizures
Committed to minimizing the number of sold units recalled during a given year; In 2019, the company’s recall rate globally was 0.01%.
By 2025, 20% or less of global operational waste sent to landfills and incinerators.
By 2025, at least 50% of sites to send zero waste to landfill.
Committed to increasing spend on diverse suppliers (minority-owned, women-owned, veteran-owned, LGBT-owned and disability-owned business enterprises) and small-business suppliers, which $2.4 billion and $979 million, respectively, in 2019.
Working alongside more than 180 collaborators, Merck for Mothers has reached more than 10.9 million women in 48 countries around the world since 2011, furthering the global effort to save women’s lives, strengthen health systems and meet the UN SDGs. Efforts have supported 52 million people in having improved access to facilities where the quality of care has been improved.
• Committed to initiating dedicated affordability solutions; in 2019, dedicated affordability solutions where initiated in 40 countries.
People reached globally through product donation and patient assistance programs and partnerships; in 2019, 404,000,000 people were reached through the company’s product donations and patient assistance programs and partnerships.
• Annual investment in partnerships, programs and impact investments that support health care capacity-building and address underlying barriers to access to health; In 2019, the annual investment was $63 Million.
• People reached through investment in partnerships, programs and impact investment that support health care capacity-building and address underlying barriers to access to health; 2019, the number of people reached was 422 Million.
Recognizing it will take alignment of all our organizations to scale impact globally, we invite you to join the movement as a Steward of Inclusive Capitalism. Together, the collective action of Council members will contribute to a fairer, more inclusive and sustainable future for all people and our planet.