At MSD, our values and standards have always formed the basis of our success. They inspire trust and confidence on the part of the medical community, government officials, regulatory agencies, financial markets, our customers, consumers and patients—all of whom are essential to our success. Even more importantly, these values inspire the trust and confidence of our employees— creating a sense of pride and a desire in each of us to achieve great things at MSD. Yes, we care a lot about the results we achieve. But we care just as much about how we achieve them.
Who we are as a company is embodied in our Values and Standards, our Code of Conduct. The Code of Conduct embodies our Company's commitment to responsible business ethics and responsible business practices with all of our stakeholders - customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.Our mission is to discover, develop and provide innovative products and services that save and improve lives. Each of us shares in the responsibility of safeguarding the trust our stakeholders places in MSD and strengthening our long tradition of business integrity.