Each year, Lockheed Martin hosts Code Quest, an annual computer programming competition where teams of 2-3 High School students each work together for 2.5 hours to solve problems by using JAVA and/or Python programming to complete the “quest.” The problem set consists of 15-20 challenging problems created by Lockheed Martin engineers and computer programmers.
Bethesda, Md., December 6, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- For the ninth year in a row, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) achieved a perfect score of 100 percent on the Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The index is a national benchmarking survey administered by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation to measure corporate policies and practices related to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) workplace inclusion. The corporation was also cited as a 2017 Best Place to Work for LGBT Equality.
Corporate philanthropy is focused on heart and luckily, more companies are finding ways to incorporate giving and heart into their own business practices. Employees want to give back and participate in the community, candidates watch potential employers closely when considering applications and consumers are as vigilant on cause work as ever. In a world of turmoil and tragedy, we need those who can provide solace and support to step up and use their talent and position to inspire others. We’re happy to say we know quite a few companies doing their part.
BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Advancing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education is essential to the future success and sustainability of our nation's economy, national security, and scientific leadership. Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), in recognition of its STEM initiatives, has won the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award for the 2016 Best Commitment to Education.
Rome, N.Y., November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) demonstrated for the first time how its suite of optionally-piloted helicopters and small unmanned aerial systems can work together to successfully locate and extinguish fires, pinpoint the location of a missing person, and bring that person to safety.
BETHESDA, Md., October 27, 2016 /3BL Media/ – As a leader in sustainability, Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] takes continuous steps to manage its carbon footprint. CDP has recognized the Corporation’s progress by awarding it a spot on the Climate A List, a distinction only given to the top nine percent of participating companies.
System to Reduce Energy Costs and Deliver Services to Local Grid
SYRACUSE, N.Y., Oct. 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has installed its GridStar™ Lithium energy storage system at the company’s Syracuse, New York, facility. The 1 MW system will reduce electricity bills and emissions for Lockheed Martin’s operations and will also provide services to the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), the state’s competitive wholesale electricity operator. ENGIE, a global independent power producer and energy services provider, will operate the system and dispatch the power.
More than 1,500 Lockheed Martin volunteers renovate Orlando VA Medical Center’s Lake Baldwin Outpatient Clinic
ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 26, 2016 /3BL Media/ – The Orlando VA Medical Center’s Lake Baldwin Outpatient Clinic received a makeover by more than 1,500 Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) employees, family members and friends as part of the company’s annual Day of Caring. The record-setting number of Lockheed Martin volunteers completed more than 80 projects in an effort to revitalize the facility’s grounds.
First STEM Program in Japan in Partnership with Japan Association of Rocketry
TOKYO, October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Lockheed Martin has launched a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) program designed to enable high school girls to engage in real-life experiments that will reinforce their curiosity and interest in STEM careers.