[...] Darmstadt, Germany and the GIZ have jointly trained more than 1,000 people as trainers, including employees of universities (Thailand) and of governmental organizations (such as the Department of Science and Technology of the Philippines as well as the Indonesia State Ministry of Environment). The trainers then act as multipliers, passing on the knowledge acquired to their institutions and countries. To date, the trained universities in Thailand have now properly disposed of eight tons of lab waste, and government labs in the Philippines have properly disposed of two tons of chemicals via a project partner. Furthermore, lab chemicals users were trained on how to [...]
[...] process safety involves the interaction of man and machine, we consider it highly important for our employees to be well-trained and to receive further training on a regular basis. In 2012, a new internal continuing education program was set up for site managers – as well as for production, engineering and EHS managers at the individual sites – and rolled out within the Chemicals divisions. The primary topics here included systematic risk identification in processing plants, explosion protection, and static electricity.
Corporate responsibility has always been an integral part of our corporate culture. It is reflected in both our Mission Statement and our Values. Our corporate responsibility strategy allows us to systematically address the key issues impacting our business and stakeholders, with whom we maintain a close dialogue at all times. We have specified our requirements for the responsible conduct of all employees in numerous guidelines. With the help of management systems, we set and steer goals, actions and responsibilities in key action areas. Mission Statements and Values guide us in our daily work. Company values and external initiatives Our CR strategy covers three [...]
[...] Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany sites worldwide, the local EHS managers are in charge of this. Our employees regularly receive training and obtain additional qualifications. In 2011-2012, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany made significant revisions to its Group-wide “Water Protection” standard. Based on our Responsible Care obligations, this standard defines the processes and responsibilities required for clean wastewater at Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany, and also covers the hiring of third parties to handle it. The standard also requires all sites to estimate the specific risks and effects of wastewater, as well as to assess these risks and effects using
[...] Bangalore, and Chennai. Our Philharmonic Orchestra thus helps to present our corporate culture to employees, customers and many other people. In summer 2013, our Philharmonic Orchestra will be participating in an international jazz festival in Istanbul.