LONDON, March 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Leidos (NYSE: LDOS), a global science and technology company, announced today that its UK operation has achieved International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 44001 registration. The registration was awarded after an independent and comprehensive audit was conducted covering the identification, development and ongoing management of collaborative business relationships within or between organizations.
The award makes Leidos one of the first organizations globally to achieve the standard, which replaces and updates BS11000 and is aimed at helping business partners maximize the value of collaborative working.
"As a truly international organization whose business is underpinned by its commitment to effective collaboration, Leidos is proud to be amongst the world's first organizations to achieve the ISO 44001 Standard for Collaborative Business Relationship Management", said Angie Heise, President, Civil Group.
"Leidos is one of the first to achieve certification with BSI to the new standard and we're confident that they will start to see the benefits immediately", said Frank Lee, Product Certification Technical & Operational Delivery Director at BSI.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $7.04 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2016. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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