Merck & Co., Inc.
Kenilworth, New Jersey
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Merck & Co., Inc. is a pharmaceutical health care company. Merck has a portfolio of energy projects totaling $22 million which, when completed, are estimated to reduce annual energy use by 356,000 MMBtu, carbon dioxide emissions by 35,200 metric tons, and energy costs by $6 million. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Continuing to improve energy performance by reducing the energy intensity of U.S. operations by 2 percent in 2019 and by 10.7 percent since 2015.
- Purchasing 60 MW of renewable electricity to cover 17 percent of the company's electrical demand while also procuring 100 percent renewable electricity for is largest manufacturing plant in Elkton, Virginia, for the next three years.
- Earning ENERGY STAR certification for one manufacturing plant, two office buildings and one data center.