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Sustainability Report 2021 28 Sustainability Report 2021 28 Engaging Communities on the Environment Applied’s commitment to the environment goes beyond business practices and policies. Together with the Applied Materials Foundation, we leverage philanthropy to engage youth in the natural world and help communities build a more sustainable future for all. In FY2021, Applied Materials and the Foundation awarded $666,942 in grants to 37 nonprofits in this focus area. Together, Applied and Foundation grantee organizations pursued a mix of environmental advocacy and youth education and outreach activities, many of the latter conducted outdoors or virtually for COVID safety. > In Silicon Valley, the Foundation- supported organization Environmental Volunteers created “Walkable Field Trips,” designed to introduce school classes to nature in city parks and other open spaces without the need to use buses or public transportation. > In Israel, Applied supported an organic vegetable garden on the Pardesanut Museum grounds, which serves as an environmental education classroom for at-risk children. > In Germany, Applied supported the youth-led nonprofit Plant for the Planet in its reforestation work and efforts to teach children and adults about climate change and global justice. > Throughout the year, the Foundation continued to support teacher development in sustainability, urban forestry, citizen science and ecology. Through organizations like the National Wildlife Federation and Wild Basin in Austin, Texas; the Arizona Sustainability Alliance in Tempe, Arizona; and the Flathead Lake Biological Station in Montana, teachers were invited to explore, learn and take back meaningful experiences to their classrooms. In April, Applied’s annual EarthWorks campaign aimed to educate and inspire our global employees about ways to adopt sustainable practices and technologies in their daily lives, homes, and communities. Globally, Applied employees make those messages a reality year-round. INTRODUCTION PURPOSE Corporate Governance Ethics & Compliance Public Policy Data & IP Security Personal Data Privacy Community Impact PEOPLE PLANET PROGRESS

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