Statement on diversity and inclusion

  • Posted: Friday, June 12, 2020, 11:35 pm

As our nation continues to feel tremendous stress during this time of uncertainty and unrest, now is an important time to reaffirm CNS’s absolute commitment to equality and inclusion. It is our firm policy that everyone be treated with the utmost dignity, respect, and fairness. As a company, we will not tolerate anything less. Our executive leadership team remains focused on creating an inclusive environment where all can flourish.

Here at CNS, we come together with diverse skills and backgrounds to provide outstanding work for our nation. Our shared company values - integrity, trust, respect, teamwork, and excellence - provide a framework for a positive, inclusive environment, but they are just words on a page unless we individually choose to put them into action. Each of us has the ability to act with integrity; to trust and respect our colleagues and neighbors; and to work together as a team as we seek and deliver excellence in all that we do. That choice is ours, and ours alone.

Racism and injustice - and the hurt and anger they cause - remain a serious problem across our nation. Overcoming these long-standing issues in society will not be easy, but they will not be tolerated at Pantex or Y-12. Throughout history, our sites have demonstrated that when Americans bond together, focused on a common goal and unified by a greater purpose, we can accomplish anything, even those things thought previously impossible. Now is the time for us to come together as a nation, for there is no greater purpose than freedom and equality. Together, we can create empowering communities and continue to provide work environments where each of our fellow Americans feels safe, respected, and valued for who they are and what they bring to our society.

Morgan Smith
President and Chief Executive Officer