Our Sustainability History
Sustainability at Lockheed Martin has evolved over time, reflecting the changing environmental, social and governance landscape.
Explore our history to learn how we built a foundation of strong sustainability governance.
Our sustainability history is one of growth, integration and value.
Explore our history to the left to learn how we built a
foundation of strong sustainability governance.
Raising awareness was the first step in developing our sustainability program.
The Lockheed Martin Corporate Sustainability Office was created.
We published our first comprehensive sustainability report.
We clarified the Ethics and Sustainability Committee's (of the Board) responsibility for sustainability.
The Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) was created to guide our sustainability efforts.
We conducted our first core issues assessment and developed our first SMP.
We re-examined our prioritization of sustainability issues and started our 2020 SMP.
We released our new 2025 SMP reflecting the continued evolution of our business.
We share a purpose with other elements of our business and welcome diverse perspectives.
An Independent Insights Group advisory panel was established with expertise in academia, business, sustainability, law and government.
We formalized collaboration with the Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary teams to improve environmental, social and governance engagement.
We added the Treasury team to our Investor Relations and Corporate Secretary engagements.
Our Sustainability Governance Structure has strengthened over time.
We elevated our lead sustainability executive to the Senior Vice President level, fulfilling the role of Chief Sustainability Officer.
We placed sustainability and enterprise risk management under one department to align and broaden each program’s impact.
We formed a Sustainability Leadership Council and Sustainability Management Team to ensure enterprise-wide leadership for the 2025 Sustainability Management Plan (SMP).
We continue to provide our stakeholders with visibility into our sustainability performance.
We launched the ESG Portal, a central repository enabling investors to easily access our disclosures across environmental, social and governance topics.
We published our first Sustainability Accounting Standards Board report.
We issued our first assessment in alignment with the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure recommendations.
More about the SMP
The mission of Lockheed Martin’s sustainability program is to foster innovation, integrity and security to protect the environment, strengthen communities and propel responsible growth.
The Sustainability Management Plan (SMP) is a key component in carrying out our sustainability mission. It consists of the Corporation's sustainability priorities, core issues and associated goals. The SMP reflects stakeholder feedback, internal and external trends and the continued evolution of our business.
You can find our 2025 SMP here.