As an organization, our core values are driven by a desire to improve human life, achieve scientific excellence, operate with the highest standards of integrity, expand access to our products and employ a diverse workforce that values collaboration.
Our business is preventing and improving human life. We also work to improve animal health.
All of our actions must be measured by our success in achieving these goals.
We are committed to the highest standars of ethnics and integrity.
We are responsible to our customers, to Merck employees, to the environments we inhabit, and to the societies we serve worldwide.
In discharging our responsibilities, we do not take professional or ethical shortcuts. Our interactions with all segments of society must be transparent and reflect the high standards we profess.
We are dedicated to the highest level of scientific excellence.
Our research is guided by a commitment to preserving human and animal health and the quality of life.
We strive to identify the most critical needs of consumers and customers, and through continuous innovation we challenge ourselves to meet those needs.
We aspire to improve the health and wellness of people around the world by expanding access to our medicines and vaccines.
Creating new therapies is only the first step in battling disease and promoting wellness on a global scale.
Success can only be achieved when everyone who needs our medicines and vaccines can get them. In the United States and abroad, we've developed numerous programs to help improve access to our products so that all can benefit, wherever they live.
Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of our employees.
To this end, we work to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork.
We reward commitment and performance and are responsive to the needs of our employees and their families.