Corporate responsibility strategy and management

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Since the very beginning, corporate responsibility has been an integral part of our corporate culture. This is reflected in both our mission statement as well our Values. Our corporate responsibility strategy allows us to address the key issues impacting our business and stakeholders, which we identify by conducting regular materiality analyses using feedback from internal and external stakeholders. Our requirements for the responsible conduct of all employees are specified in numerous guidelines, and we use management systems to help steer key action areas.

Letter from Karl-Ludwig Kley

Success is only sustainable if it is achieved responsibly.

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Values and external initiatives

Mission Statements and Values guide us in our daily work.

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CR strategy and organization

Our CR strategy is a core element of our corporate strategy.

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Materiality analysis

The results of the materiality analysis are presented in the 2014 materiality matrix.

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Guidelines and management systems

Guidelines translate the requirements from our Mission Statements and Values into concrete terms.

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Our compliance organization supports compliance with laws and internal regulations.

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Stakeholder dialogue

We maintain a continuous dialogue with our stakeholders.

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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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