Provide high-quality, innovative and affordable products and systems to support the U.S. government and allies in successful missions around the world, with a focus on: Autonomous Systems; Cyber; Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR); Strike; and Logistics and Modernization.
Throughout 2017, our team delivered another year of strong performance. We continued to embrace our partnership with U.S. and allied defense, intelligence and security partners to provide high-quality, affordable products and systems through a robust missionassurance process that emphasizes our companywide focus on quality, innovation and superior program performance. We are excited about our many future opportunities and remain committed to generating value through sustainable top performance.
Lead the defense industry in sustainable, top performance; generate value for our shareholders, customers and employees; and maintain strong, enduring values.
We use a balanced scorecard to reflect financial and nonfinancial performance criteria important to our shareholders, customers and employees. In 2017, we achieved above 100 percent on our balanced scorecard, reflecting performance that, in the aggregate, met our financial and nonfinancial goals.
CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY AND GLOBAL SECURITY
We remain committed to corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability. Northrop Grumman does not currently manufacture cluster munitions, depleted-uranium munitions, chemical or biological weapons. Our focus globally is on doing business in a manner consistent with our values and a commitment to sustainability. We work to incorporate social responsibility and customer support into decision-making, including the products we design, develop, manufacture and sustain.
DATA PRIVACY AND SECURITY
At Northrop Grumman, we have a comprehensive information security program. Our Corporate Privacy Office manages our global commitment to respect the personal information of our employees, customers and other individuals with whom we conduct business. We continue to enhance our Privacy Governance Framework that includes privacy training and awareness initiatives, effective privacy notices, frequent audits and self-assessments, access controls, international and third-party supplier risk assessments, compliant cross-border transfers of data, and other risk mitigation measures.