Ethics and Business Conduct

Doing what is right because it is the right thing to do is the foundation of Northrop Grumman's business culture. The reputation that our Company has earned for high legal and ethical standards is one of our greatest business assets. Our goal has never been solely to comply with the law, but to abide by the highest principles of integrity and concern for others.

We strive to conduct business in ways that reflect our Standards of Business Conduct, collectively as a company and as individual employees within the company. Through communications and training, we continually link individuals — including business associates — to Our Values. We must not sacrifice our integrity to achieve business objectives.

Our sense of ethics and doing what is right are the cornerstones of Northrop Grumman's exemplary reputation. They allow us to gain respect and support within our communities, help provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and attract and retain individuals who not only demonstrate, but also demand high standards of business conduct.

Please join us in maintaining Northrop Grumman's reputation for integrity in the years to come.

Our Values

We, the women and men of NORTHROP GRUMMAN, are guided by the following Values. They describe our company as we want it to be, and we strive to demonstrate them with our decisions and our actions. We believe that putting our values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers and the communities we serve.

We take responsibility for QUALITY …

Our products and services will be best in class in terms of value received for dollars paid. We will deliver excellence, strive for continuous improvement and respond vigorously to change. Each of us is responsible for the quality of whatever we do.

We deliver CUSTOMER satisfaction …

We are dedicated to satisfying our customers. We believe in respecting them, listening to their requests and understanding their expectations. We strive to exceed their expectations regarding affordability, quality and on-time delivery.

We provide LEADERSHIP as a company and as individuals …

Northrop Grumman's leadership is founded on talented employees effectively implementing advanced technologies, innovative manufacturing and sound business management. We add more value at lower cost with faster response. We each lead through our competence, creativity and teamwork.

We act with INTEGRITY in all we do …

We are each personally accountable for the highest standards of behavior, including honesty and fairness in all aspects of our work. We fulfill our commitments as responsible citizens and employees. We will consistently treat customers and company resources with the respect they deserve.

We value Northrop Grumman PEOPLE …

We treat one another with respect and take pride in the significant contributions that come from the diversity of individuals and ideas. Our continued success requires that we provide the education and development needed to help our people grow. We are committed to openness and trust in all relationships.

We focus on SAFETY …

We work to protect the health and well-being of our employees and to provide our customers with high-quality, reliable and safe products. We are committed to safe operations and are diligent in our safety practices and processes.

We regard our SUPPLIERS as essential team members …

We owe our suppliers the same type of respect that we show to our customers. Our suppliers deserve fair and equitable treatment, clear agreements and honest feedback on performance. We consider our suppliers' needs in conducting all aspects of our business.

 

 


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