Northrop Grumman achieves 25 percent greenhouse gas reduction goal two years ahead of plan
Tuesday, Aug 13, 2013
Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) has achieved its inaugural greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction goal of 25 percent in three years, two years ahead of plan. In 2012, the company realized a 25.3 percent GHG intensity reduction from its 2008 baseline, resulting in a 26.9 percent absolute emissions reduction.
"We take our commitment to environmental sustainability seriously, and are very proud of the early success in achieving our GHG reduction goal," said
The emissions reductions were achieved through a balanced strategy, led by the company's greeNG environmental sustainability program. The primary drivers include facilities, engineering and manufacturing efficiency projects, a comprehensive green information technology strategy and real estate portfolio optimization, with additional benefits realized through renewable energy and ecosystem conservation.
In addition to GHG, the company also tracks solid waste generation and water use, and is on track to achieve its best management practice objectives in this area.
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions in unmanned systems, cyber, C4ISR, and logistics and modernization to government and commercial customers worldwide. Please visit www.northropgrumman.com for more information.