Merck & Co., Inc.

Kenilworth, New Jersey


ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence - Energy Management

Merck & Co., Inc.

Merck & Co., Inc. (Merck) is a global, research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company with a vision to be “the most energy-efficient company in the pharmaceutical industry and a leader among FORTUNE 500 companies.” Merck is receiving ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year—Sustained Excellence recognition for its continued leadership in energy management and strategic focus on helping others achieve world class performance in energy management. Key 2016 accomplishments include:

  • Achieving more than a six-percent reduction in energy intensity for U.S. facilities and an eight-percent reduction globally over 2015. Since 2012, Merck has reduced energy intensity by 14.5 percent in the United States and 18.2 percent globally.
  • Earning ENERGY STAR certification for one manufacturing plant and four office buildings.
  • Investing more than $13 million in energy projects through the Merck Energy Efficiency Capital Fund in 2016 alone.
  • Publishing its first Corporate Energy Management Standard (SN42) in eight languages to further integrate energy efficiency into company operations and planning.
  • Sharing best practices and mentoring ENERGY STAR partners.
  • Actively participating in the ENERGY STAR Focus on Energy Efficiency in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing.
  • Engaging thousands of employees in energy efficiency through Lighting Fairs, Earth Day, and Bring Your Child to Work Day events.
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