Technical assistant on Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) implementation at the Workplace, August 2016

PT Merck Indonesia Tbk ( is a leading science and technology company in healthcare, life science and performance materials. Founded in 1970, PT Merck Tbk is part of Merck, a leading multinational science and technology company in Indonesia. PT Merck Tbk was listed as a public company on the Indonesian Stock Exchange in 1981. PT Merck Tbk employs over 640 employees around the country, with its modern headquarter GMP-certified healthcare production facility in East Jakarta.

For PT Merck, providing safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) for the employee in the workplace is one of the company commitments. Therefore, the specific standardization should be applied to fulfil the availability and sustainability of these basic needs both for employees and for the company.

To meet the commitment on WASH, Merck requested TSB to support the management team to understand the importance of WASH Pledge, the global standard for water, sanitation, and hygiene for the workplace. TSB assisted the team in utilizing the WASH Pledge assessment tools internally in PT Merck premise. TSB helped to analyze the WASH Pledge assessment findings to be used for management decision making.