Leidos named Supplier of the Year for Corporate Responsibility by Duke Energy
(Reston, Va.) Nov. 9, 2022 – Leidos (NYSE:LDOS), a FORTUNE® 500 science and technology leader, was recently named Supplier of the Year for Corporate Responsibility by Duke Energy. The award recognizes the company’s commitment to sustainability and its efforts giving back to the local community. The honor was presented as part of Duke Energy’s annual Supplier Exchange Forum which took place on Sept. 12 in Charlotte, NC.
“We are delighted to receive the Corporate Responsibility Supplier of the Year Award from Duke Energy,” said Raymond Okeke, Vice President of Leidos’ Power Delivery Solutions. “At Leidos, we are committed to improving the communities in which we operate, and are proud to work alongside Duke Energy to create a sustainable future for our communities.”
Leidos was recognized for providing mentoring and professional development for small and diverse businesses that work with the company on Duke Energy projects. Leidos was also recognized for its diverse talent recruitment efforts and its environmental responsibility practices that advance sustainability in conjunction with Duke Energy’s clean energy transformation.
The Supplier Exchange Forum provides an opportunity for Duke Energy to host many of its top suppliers. In addition to hearing from Duke Energy leaders on the company’s plans for the future, the event presents three prestigious Supplier Excellence awards for corporate responsibility, supplier diversity, and safety performance.
Since 2007, Leidos has been providing power delivery services for Duke Energy. Leidos’ work includes solutions for electric power substations and transmission and distribution lines. The company provides Duke Energy with services that span the project life cycle from engineering and design to planning, project management, construction management and commissioning.
In addition to innovative customer solutions, Leidos has also outlined its own environmental, social and governance (ESG) objectives, known as Next Level Leidos, which are guiding overall sustainability efforts.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Certain statements in this announcement constitute “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). These statements are based on management’s current beliefs and expectations and are subject to significant risks and uncertainties. These statements are not guarantees of future results or occurrences. A number of factors could cause our actual results, performance, achievements, or industry results to be different from the results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, the “Risk Factors” set forth in Leidos’ Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021, and other such filings that Leidos makes with the SEC from time to time. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Leidos does not undertake to update forward-looking statements to reflect the impact of circumstances or events that arise after the date the forward-looking statements were made.