Northrop Grumman's 2015 Corporate Responsibility Report Features Gains in Diversity and Inclusion, Employee Engagement and Environmental Sustainability
OREANDA-NEWS. June 23, 2016.
"Our purpose at
Wes Bush, chairman, chief executive officer and president,
The 2015 CRR is produced consistent with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G4 Sustainability Reporting Guidelines. GRI is a third-party organization that has developed a widely used environmental, social and governance reporting framework. The report is also evaluated by an independent external review panel that provides feedback and advice from a stakeholder perspective. The CRR is available online at: http://www.northropgrumman.com/CorporateResponsibility/Pages/Reports.aspx
"In 2015 we demonstrated strong improvement in our corporate responsibility efforts, made possible by the dedication and commitment of
Sandra Evers-Manly, vice president, global corporate responsibility,
Some highlights include:
In 2015 we were named a Top 50 Company for Diversity by
DiversityInc magazine, were the top ranked aerospace and defense company on the list and were rated number one in support of veterans. In the recently released 2016 list we remained the top ranked aerospace and defense company and were rated the top company for people with disabilities, second in veterans support and sixth in diversity councils. This year was the seventh consecutive year that Northrop Grummanappeared on the DiversityInc list.
We continued to focus on STEM and we invested more than
\\$17.4 millionfrom Northrop Grummancontributions and the Northrop Grumman Foundationto fund projects globally that make a difference for students and their teachers.
In 2015, we received a perfect 100 score and leadership recognition from CDP (formerly the
Carbon Disclosure Project) for our climate change governance, strategy and emissions inventory. We also announced our 2020 environmental sustainability goals to decrease water use by 20 percent from 2014 levels, achieve a 70 percent solid waste diversion rate (diversion from landfill) and reduce absolute greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent from 2010 levels.