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100% Environment
Environmental management XLS Download Spending on environmental protection, safety and health (€ million) 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Spending 131 140 141 146 142 These figures include both investments in as well as internal and external spending on waste and wastewater management, water, occupational safety, fire protection, noise reduction, air pollution prevention, decontamination, preservation of nature and the landscape, climate protection, and energy efficiency. Greenhouse gas emissions XLS Download Total greenhouse gas emissions (metric kilotons) (Scope 1 and 2 of the GHG Protocol)* in kt 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 * In line with the Greenhouse [...]
78% Environmental protection
Principle 7: Businesses should support a precautionary approach to environmental challenges; Principle 8: undertake initiatives to promote greater environmental responsibility; and Principle 9: encourage the development and diffusion of environmentally friendly technologies. Commitment, principles & goals Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, is committed to conserving natural resources as well as protecting the environment. Our responsibility to protect the environment derives from our Values and our corporate strategy. Adherence to our corporate values is a key component of our Code of Conduct, which was described under Principles 1 and 2. The policy document for [...]
32% Design for Sustainability
32% Supply chain
4% Labor standards
[...] and harassment The Group-wide EHS Policy (Principles and Strategies for Health, Safety and the Environment), which came into effect back in 1995, is the governing document with regard to the topic of occupational health and safety. This policy is implemented at site level through internal EHS standards that apply Group-wide as well as through guidelines and directives on compliant behavior. The contents of our guidelines are based on the Responsible Care Global Charter , which was instituted by the international chemicals industry. A major goal is the reduction of workplace accidents to an annual LTIR (lost time injury rate) of 2.5 by 2015. We have already reduced [...]
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