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Sustainability Report 2021 51 Sustainability Report 2021 51 > Publishing our first Human Rights Statement of Principles > Forming a cross-functional Human Rights Working Group within our larger ESG governance structure to lead our Corporate Human Rights Program > Partnering with a third party to begin our first human rights salience assessment, as recommended by the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights At this writing, we are in the process of completing the salience assessment, which combines desk research with internal and external stakeholder engagement to identify and prioritize potential human rights risks, impacts, and opportunities related to our business, and provide recommendations for a future roadmap for human rights management. We look forward to sharing the outcome of this assessment and our roadmap in next year’s sustainability report. See the Occupational Health and Safety section of this report for additional information on employee working conditions and policies. See Supply Chain Responsibility for our commitment to protecting human rights in our supply chain. Non-Discrimination Policy Applied Materials is committed to providing a workplace that is free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. We do not tolerate harassment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, family care leave status, union membership, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Our Non-Discrimination Policy protects employees who have lodged good-faith reports of possible ethical issues or policy violations, or participated in any investigation, proceeding, or hearing. The policy addresses conduct, complaint procedure, supervisory responsibilities, responsive action, and supplemental state-specific rules. Beginning in June, 2021 and proceeding into 2022, Applied Materials took several significant steps toward formalizing our commitment to protect human rights wherever we do business. These included: Human Rights Sustainability Report 2021 51 INTRODUCTION PURPOSE PEOPLE Recruiting and Hiring Our Culture of Inclusion Learning and Development Employee Safety and Support During COVID-19 Occupational Health and Safety Human Rights PLANET PROGRESS

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