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Sustainability Report 2021 42 Sustainability Report 2021 42 Applied Materials’ employees also came together virtually for events designed to drive the progress of our Culture of Inclusion and recognize the cultural heritage and diverse experiences of our workforce. Many of these events were presented in partnership with our Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), which represent a range of diverse employees within Applied. LEAD Book Club As part of our 2021 virtual celebration, nearly 350 Applied attendees welcomed activist and diversity educator Jane Elliot for a candid conversation about today’s racial justice issues. Post-event, attendees launched the Leadership Encouraging Achievement through Diversity (LEAD) book club to continue learning and growing together with others in the Applied Materials community. Several books were reviewed and discussed throughout the year. Pride Month Applied Materials stands in solidarity to support LGBTQIA+ rights. In keeping with Applied’s annual recognition of PRIDE month, in 2021, employees again raised the rainbow flag at our headquarters in Silicon Valley and more than a dozen other Applied sites worldwide. With support from our ERGs and regional sites, we also hosted virtual learning sessions on allyship, the dimensions of gender, and “LGBTQIA+ 101,” plus virtual and in-person networking events, lectures, and panel discussions. AIM U.S. Events As part of Asian-American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month and amidst an increase in anti-Asian violence in the U.S., Asians In Motion (AIM) hosted a speaker event on recognizing AAPI bias and promoting inclusion. AIM also hosted a talk with prominent Asian leaders in the company to discuss career development. In 2021, more than 65% of Applied’s managers and employees completed on-demand inclusion training, exceeding our target of 50%. 2021 Inclusion Highlights con t. 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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