October 21, 2014
Lockheed Martin Joins the Disability Equality Index as a Founding Partner

Company joins American Airlines, Comcast / NBCUniversal, CVS Health, DuPont, GlaxoSmithKline, New Editions Consulting, Inc., Northrop Grumman Corporation, and WellPoint to support launch of online tool to measure businesses’ inclusion of people with disabilities

Washington, DC (October 21, 2014) – Today, the US Business Leadership Network® (USBLN®) and the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) are pleased to announce that Lockheed Martin joined as a Founding Partner of the USBLN and AAPD’s new Disability Equality IndexSM (DEISM), an online tool that offers businesses the opportunity to objectively measure their full inclusion of people with disabilities as employees, suppliers, and customers. [DOC | PDF]


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