Northrop Grumman is named a Top 50 company for diversity

Northrop Grumman is named a Top 50 company for diversity

 May 25, 2023

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Northrop Grumman is an inclusive employer that celebrates difference, and as such is recognized as one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity 2023

“At Northrop Grumman, diversity, equity and inclusion are core to who we are. Our team’s diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives strengthen our ability to innovate. We welcome all ideas. Each person is empowered to thrive and contribute to our mission, and our company is stronger and better because of the culture of belonging we’ve built, together,” commented Northrop Grumman Chair, Chief Executive Officer & President, Kathy Warden. “Being recognized as one of DiversityInc’s Top 50 Companies for Diversity again this year is a direct reflection of our shared commitment to creating a culture of belonging across our business, every day. Team: Thank you making Northrop Grumman a great place to work and congratulations on this accomplishment!”

Chief Diversity Officer & Vice President of Global Corporate Responsibility for Northrop Grumman, Kenny Robinson, commented: "Across our 95,000 employees we have a unique mix of talent from all backgrounds. We embrace the experiences and perspectives of our people and believe in providing  a safe and inclusive environment. Every person at Northrop Grumman plays an integral role in delivering for our customers by living our values, acting responsibly and supporting one another and our communities. We are all responsible for creating positive experiences at work for our colleagues and making everyone feel that they belong at Northrop Grumman."

An unwavering commitment to workplace fairness

“The DiversityInc Top 50 survey has become the go-to external validator for large U.S. employers that are committed to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion," said Carolynn Johnson, CEO of DiversityInc. 

"These rankings represent evidence-based, superior human capital outcomes that are achieved only by data transparency and an unwavering commitment to workplace fairness for everyone."

Embracing diversity, equity and inclusion

Northrop Grumman is a leading global aerospace and defense technology company. Its pioneering solutions equip customers with the capabilities they need to connect and protect the world and push the boundaries of human exploration across the universe. 

At Northrop Grumman, the culture is based on the shared values and beliefs that its company is stronger and performs better when it embraces diversity, equity and inclusion. Northrop Grumman has seen this demonstrated over the past decade. As the diversity of its team and the focus on equity and inclusion has strengthened, the company performance has continued to improve.

Diversity and inclusion accomplishments 

Some highlights of Northrop Grumman's diversity and inclusion accomplishments include: 

  • In 2022 Kenny Robinson was named Chief Diversity Officer, reporting directly to the CEO. Kenny also leads the company's global corporate responsibility organization. In this role, Kenny continues to advance diversity, equity and inclusion strategy, programs and impact within the company and beyond.
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) continue to play a critical role in helping us build a sense of belonging. The ERGs, consisting of over 28,000 employees, provide active forums for important conversations to help build empathy and respect as the company makes progress as one team to embrace unity.
  • The required Diversity, Equity & Inclusion training – Embracing the Global Power of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging launched in 2021, is required for all employees, and is assigned to new employees when they join Northrop Grumman.
  • Success is demonstrated by impressively high scores around inclusion on the Employee Survey. Ninety-five per cent (95%) of all employees agree or strongly agree that they are treated with respect which reinforces our efforts.

Be part of a diverse workforce at Northrop Grumman

Driven by a shared purpose to solve its customers’ toughest problems, Northrop Grumman's employees define possible every day.

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