Northrop Grumman ranks highly on Disability Equality Index

Northrop Grumman ranks highly on Disability Equality Index

 July 23, 2019

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Northrop Grumman Corporation has received the highest ranking for the fifth year in a row on the Disability Equality Index (DEI) ®, and is named a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion. The award recognizes the company for its exemplary policies, strategies and initiatives that have resulted in measurable outcomes in disability inclusiveness in the workplace.

Running disability inclusion programs to be proud of

“We are proud of our high score on the index and the efforts of our disability inclusion programs,” said Sandra Evers-Manly, Northrop Grumman’s Vice President of Global Corporate Responsibility, and President of the Northrop Grumman Foundation. “At Northrop Grumman, diversity and inclusion are rooted in our core values. We strive to advance these best practices and create a work environment that values diversity and inclusion across the enterprise.”

The DEI measures disability inclusion in corporate America. The index considers a variety of key performance indicators across organizational culture, leadership, accessibility, employment, community engagement, support services and supplier diversity. 

This marks the fifth consecutive year Northrop Grumman has earned a 100 per cent score on the DEI for outstanding commitment and leading disability inclusion practices. In the 2018 ranking, the company was recognized as the Employer of the Year: Inspire Award for top employer in advancing its disability inclusion journey and strategies.

Northrop Grumman Disability Inclusion

Northrop Grumman is a top company for diversity

Northrop Grumman was also ranked 17th on DiversityInc’s annual list for the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. The company has earned a Top 50 ranking for the last ten years from DiversityInc and has been ranked No. 1 for veterans, No. 1 for people with disabilities, No. 5 for its employee resource group program, No. 7 for executive diversity councils, No. 8 for philanthropy, and No. 12 for its efforts in talent acquisition.

In addition, Northrop Grumman was recognized by the National Organization on Disability as a 2018 Leading Disability Employer™ for its commitment to building a disability inclusive workforce.

Further your career with a prime employer for women

Northrop Grumman actively seeks to attract and retain employees of all abilities because of the value they bring to the workplace. The company believes that creating a work force and a workplace that values diversity and fosters inclusion is pivotal to promoting innovation and increasing productivity.

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