Our goal is to lead the way to a healthier future. But we also care about how we get there together.

As a company whose products touch the lives and wellbeing of people around the world, we hold ourselves to a high standard. And we expect others to hold us to that same high standard.

We strive to make a difference in everything that we do, operating with the following five core values:

Improving Life

We embrace our quest to tackle health challenges because we are inspired by the differences we can make in the lives of people around the world.

Ethics & Integrity

We are committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity.

We are responsible to our customers, to MSD employees, to the environments we inhabit, and to the societies we serve worldwide.


We are dedicated to the highest level of scientific excellence.

We strive to identify the most critical needs of consumers and customers, and through continuous innovation we challenge ourselves to meet those needs.

Access to Health

We aspire to improve the health and wellness of people around the world by expanding access to our medicines and vaccines.

Diversity & Teamwork

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of our employees.