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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 PRESERVING OUR ENVIRONMENT We are accelerating action on climate change and reducing our something any one company can achieve on its own. It is by working with partners like the Consumer Goods Forum ( environmental footprint, working with our partners and operations CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste, Closed Loop Partners (CLP) to eliminate waste, decrease plastic usage, save water and and the Anheuser-Busch (AB InBev) InBev 100+ Accelerator (100+ Accelerator) that we are able to move toward a sustainable future. conserve natural resources. Partnerships to Reduce Plastic Closed Loop Partners is a New York-based investment firm comprised of venture capital, growth equity, private equity and catalytic capital, as well as an innovation center focused on building the circular economy. Their investments seek to align capitalism with positive social and environmental impact by Eliminate reducing waste and greenhouse gas emissions via materials innovation, reuse and refill, supply chain Plastic Waste optimization and landfill diversion. Colgate joined AB InBev, The Coca-Cola Company sustainability challenges and published them as and Unilever to jointly run and sponsor the 100+ a call for applications for the third cohort. From Accelerator, an open-innovation program designed over 1,300 applications, the 100+ Accelerator team Colgate has determined that it is not enough to behave responsibly within our own to collaborate with entrepreneurs, innovators, selected 35 startups and will be implementing business. To truly make a difference and have a positive impact, we are working toward engineers and scientists on some of the world’s these solutions in over 20 countries around the a shift to the circular economy, one where products are designed to be reusable and most pressing sustainability issues. Together, world. Eighteen of the startups are women- waste streams become feedstocks for other products. But this ambitious goal is not the corporate partners identified key shared founded, and 11 are joint pilots with the partner 2021 SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT PAGE 53

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