Leidos named to Forbes' list of America's Best Employers for Diversity
(Reston, Va.) July 1, 2021 – Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, today announced it has been named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Diversity 2021. The annual list ranks employers that host the most diverse boards and executive ranks, as well as the most proactive diversity and inclusion initiatives.
"The challenges of 2020 reinforced our commitment to inclusion as one of our core values at Leidos," said Paul Engola, Leidos chief human resources officer and head of business partnerships. "The ongoing pursuit of respect, belonging and trust for all our employees, customers and communities remains a key part of our culture. This recognition by Forbes demonstrates not only the strong foundation we’ve built, but our never-ending dedication to advancing inclusion and diversity at Leidos."
Forbes partnered with market research company Statista to survey 50,000 Americans working for businesses with at least 1,000 employees. The results were used to identify companies most dedicated to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Leidos has taken significant steps to advance an inclusive workplace culture. Earlier this year, the company launched its inaugural Enterprise Inclusion Council to help identify and champion innovative actions that create a more inclusive work environment. The company also established development programs to increase inclusive leadership and enable personal and organizational accountability.
Learn more about Leidos’ commitment to inclusion and diversity by visiting the Inclusion & Diversity page.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 40,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.