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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 Help Children, Their Families and Communities Thrive A Bright Future to Smile About Our Curriculum The cornerstone of BSBF is our award-winning educational curriculum. Developed by global experts, the In 2021, we celebrated 30 years of Bright Smiles, multicultural and inclusive materials illustrate how to maintain a healthy mouth and body and are presented Bright Futures® (BSBF), our flagship corporate social in 30 languages each year. In several countries, the program materials are part of the permanent school responsibility initiative. This program educates curriculum. During 2021, we began to actively align our BSBF educational materials with STEM curriculum young people on the relationship and importance and health education standards to extend the reach and impact of our engagement. We believe that BSBF of oral health and well-being and provides access not only improves health outcomes, but may improve reading, math and social-emotional development to dental care and the products and tools to skills as well. implement healthy habits. Through meaningful partnerships with retailers, governments and other In 2021, as COVID-19 curtailed in-person education, we worked directly with teachers to ensure children key stakeholders, we have reached over 1.4 billion had access to the resources of our program through digital means. We engaged teachers as our partners children and their families in more than 80 countries to learn from them and to find additional ways to reach our audience. We also added the ability to around the world since the program was established measure the outcomes of our students’ oral health education to determine just how much their new- in 1991. BSBF continues to promote health equity found knowledge improved their lives. Moving forward, we intend to broaden BSBF’s focus to include and optimal health and well-being by engaging with overall health and well-being. children and families in the communities where they are born, live, work, learn, play and pray. 2021 SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL IMPACT REPORT PAGE 35

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