Facts and figures

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The report profile specifies the reporting framework, shows how data was collected, and describes how the content of the report was determined. We use indicators to facilitate comparison of our ecological, economic and social performance. The figures have been subjected to a limited assurance audit. We have compiled our goals into a single overview. The GRI Index documents our fulfillment of the requirements of the GRI guidelines on sustainability reporting. In the "Communication on Progress for the Global Compact", we describe the implementation of the Compact's ten principles. We have issued a statement of compliance  with the German Sustainability Code.

Report profile

Our seventh Corporate Responsibility Report covers the 2013 and 2014 fiscal years.

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We use performance indicators to measure and assess our CR performance.

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Our strategic goals set the course to be followed for the next several years.

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Recognition and rankings

We have received a number of awards that affirm our efforts to promote sustainability.

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GRI Index

The CR Report was written in line with the G4 Guidelines of the Global Reporting Initiative.

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Global Compact CoP

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany has been a member of the Global Compact since 2005.

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Publication of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

In the United States and Canada the subsidiaries of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany operate under the umbrella brand EMD.

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