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Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability

CSR Performance Benchmark for Merck & Co., Inc.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability metrics site CSRHub recently updated its ratings on Merck & Co., Inc. and the 236 companies in the Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing industry.  Merck & Co.’soverall rating currently is 61after the most recent updates to their CSRHub page.

The average rating for the other companies in the Pharmaceutical and Medicine Manufacturing industry is 52.Merck & Co. hasmoved from 15th place to 21stplace on the list, using the CSRHub average user profile. You can see more information about Merck & Co. at their CSRHub page here.

Merck & Co.has a particularly strong score of 72 in the Employees area.This is due to a high score in Tcategory of 74—well above the average for this industry of 53.  The area with the greatest opportunity for improvement for Merck & Co. is the Transparency & Reporting subcategory.  Here, Merck & Co. gets a 51— which is still above the industry average of 44.

Some highlights of the progress that Merck & Co. made in the past year include:

ð  Merck Receives 2013 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award From U.S. Environment Protection Agency

See the Merck & Co. Corporate Social Responsibility website here.


CSRHub ratings are on a scale of 0 to 100, with 100 being the highest. To see more on how CSRHub creates a score and the CSRHub rating rules, visit here.


CSRHub provides access to corporate social responsibility and sustainability ratings and information on 8,900 companies from 135 industries in 103 countries. By aggregating and normalizing the information from 305+ data sources, CSRHub has created a broad, consistent rating system and a searchable database that links millions of rating elements back to their source. Managers, researchers and activists use CSRHub to benchmark company performance, learn how stakeholders evaluate company CSR practices and seek ways to change the world.

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