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We’re committed to helping address shared global challenges. That’s why we engage with public policy and the legal system when we identify an opportunity to support the rights and well-being of our people, customers, communities, and planet. decarbonization policies to prioritize support for new technologies that can fully account for reducing emissions across their life cycle. Speaking out for rights We believe that every person should be treated with dignity and respect, and we speak out publicly in ways that reflect our values. As just one recent example, we’ve continued our public support for LGBTQ+ equality by working with The Human Rights Campaign and other organizations to support LGBTQ+ equality protections and oppose discriminatory proposals. This includes legislative advocacy at the federal and state levels, and working with coalitions of businesses to stand against what we believe to be harmful and divisive legislation that threatens individuals, families, and communities. Most recently, that included sending a letter to Texas leadership opposing laws that discriminate against the LGBTQ+ community. Read more here . Protecting our customers In the U.S., the legal system is one avenue through which Apple can take action to support our values. For example, in January 2022, Apple, along with other leading companies, filed an amicus brief in support of the EPA’s authority to regulate greenhouse gas emissions because that authority “is critical to combatting climate change.” In November 2021, Apple filed a lawsuit against NSO Group and its parent company to hold it accountable for the surveillance and targeting of Apple users. The complaint provides new information on how NSO Group infected victims’ devices with its Pegasus spyware. To prevent further abuse and harm to its users, Apple is seeking a permanent injunction to ban NSO Group from using any Apple software, services, or devices. Apple’s Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Lisa Jackson, alongside President Joe Biden and other leaders from around the world at the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference. Photo credit: World Economic Forum. Advocating for strong climate policies Apple’s climate policy advocacy centers on several principles, each of which govern Apple’s public policy positions on climate: Set strong targets based on science; disclose comprehensive emissions; create sector- specific policies; and support a green economy for all. In April 2021, we made a public statement calling for mandatory disclosures of global greenhouse gases across all emissions scopes. The statement also focused the discussion within industry and government toward greater transparency and increased attention by regulators. In May 2021, Apple also became one of the first companies to voice support for the enactment of the Clean Energy Standard (CES) that would decarbonize the power grid by 2035. And at the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, in 2021, Apple called for bold government action on climate change, joining several new initiatives, including the First Movers Coalition, the Forest Investor Club, and the Clean Energy Demand Initiative. We also advocate for country-specific measures that motivate climate action. For example, we’ve called for enhanced climate ambition and renewable energy deployment in Japan’s Basic Energy Plan and Nationally Determined Contribution (Japan’s plan to reduce emissions in furtherance of the Paris Agreement), and for Advocating for change Apple’s 2022 ESG Report 9 Appendix Governance Communities Suppliers Customers Our People Environment Introduction

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