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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 STRATEGY HOMES ENVIRONMENT Encouraging Holistic Well-being At Colgate, our perception of well-being goes beyond physical health. It is a core component of our This work encompasses hundreds of efforts across our business and communities. One important component workforce strategy, and is seen as a key influence in attaining business goals. For our people to of this work is our annual Live Better campaign. This encourages our employees to focus on their overall well- bring their best selves to work each day, we must meet their needs across multiple, interdependent being and the well-being of their loved ones. dimensions of well-being. As an employer, Colgate plays a key role in making that happen by supporting (among other things): Live Better • Physical well-being: providing access to comprehensive health care, safety programs, ysical activity opportunities. The Live Better campaign is designed to get people to engage and participate in their own well-being, be nutritious food and ph it physical, financial or emotional. The program has a global architecture, but we encourage our people to • Emotional well-being: supporting a positive sense of self, life/work balance, emotional make it their own to accommodate regional differences. resilience and coping skills and access to mental health care and counseling. To that end, Colgate requires each location to have In the spring of 2022, we will be holding a Global • Social well-being: fostering social connections with colleagues in an inclusive environment. an Employee Assistance Program, a service with Mental Wellness Summit, bringing together dozens counselors and access to direct advice. The Company of our HR and benefits professionals for two • Purpose well-being: ensuring one’s work feels meaningful and important, goal-setting provides global assistance, yet encourages regions days to share our learnings both internally and exercises, many learning opportunities and recognition throughout the year. to have local assistance as well. Educational externally and to plan our ongoing efforts to care materials are available in local languages, and for our employees in this important space. • Inclusive well-being: offering same-sex partner benefits and parental leave. while that can be helpful, nothing is better than a human to turn to when you are in need. • Financial well-being: providing appropriate compensation, supporting retirement planning and offering guidance to manage financial challenges and changes, such as childcare, college expenses, disability, care for aging parents and relocation. Financial Well-being • Environmental well-being: contributing to local communities where we work and live and We offer webinars and other formal education on financial wellness, and we also provide access to financial supporting initiatives toward healthier futures for all people, their pets and our planet. consultants for employees who may need advice on their individual needs. 2021 SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT PAGE 27

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