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CONTENTS LETTER FROM LETTER FROM SUSTAINABILITY 2025 SUSTAINABILITY SUSTAINABILITY DRIVING SOCIAL HELPING PRESERVING NOEL WALLACE ANN TRACY HIGHLIGHTS SUSTAINABILITY MANAGEMENT GOVERNANCE IMPACT MILLIONS OF OUR A WELCOME STRATEGY HOMES ENVIRONMENT LETTER FROM NOEL WALLACE, Working at Colgate allows each of us to serve a purpose bigger than ourselves—to reimagine a healthier future for all people, their pets and our planet. This purpose is shared by Colgate People around the world CHAIRMAN, and it guides our ambitions to drive social impact by being a best-in-class employer and a responsible corporate citizen, to help people develop habits that improve their health and their homes, and to preserve PRESIDENT and enhance our environment. AND CEO Colgate People know that we have a unique opportunity to shape a better world. The Colgate brand is found in more homes than any other—more than 58% of households—which provides a world of opportunity for us to make a difference through innovation, education and partnership. Innovation to Achieve Breakthroughs Innovation can move the needle. Our first-of-its- across our product portfolio, you see large and reduce our use of plastic and cut plastic waste, kind recyclable toothpaste tube aims to make small reinvention: toothpaste tabs in metal tins, which is a top priority for our team. Innovating plastic tubes part of the circular economy, not just mouthwash in aluminum cans, just-add-water to find a better way has also helped us reduce for our toothpaste, but for all toothpaste tubes. We tablets for liquid hand soap and concentrated gels the energy we use in our operations by 37%, cut proudly support transparency and are working for dish liquid, toothbrushes with handles made greenhouse gas emissions by 38% and reduce our to educate consumers about our recyclable from bamboo or designed with replaceable brush use of water 52%, all since 2002. toothpaste tubes by inviting them to learn more at heads that use 80% less plastic than our similarly colgate.com/goodness. And everywhere you look sized toothbrushes. All of these changes help us 2021 SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT PAGE 02

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