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Endnotes 1 Apple’s 2030 carbon neutrality goal means that we plan to reach net zero beginning with our fiscal year 2030 carbon footprint. 2 61.7 percent emissions reduction by fiscal year 2030 relative to our fiscal year 2019 emissions. 3 Based on sales-weighted averages of Mac, iPad, iPhone, Apple Watch, Apple TV, HomePod, AirPods, and Beats. 4 Eligible products are those in a product category for which ENERGY STAR certification exists. For more information, visit www.energystar. gov. ENERGY STAR and the ENERGY STAR mark are registered trademarks owned by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 5 Calculated in accordance with the SASB standard, metric TC-HW-410a.2. Apple lists eligible products sold in the United States and Canada on the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) Registry. To calculate this metric, we considered “eligible for the EPEAT Registry” all products sold globally that correspond to those listed on the EPEAT Registry. Eligible products are those in a product category for which EPEAT registration exists, which includes desktop computers, notebook computers, computer displays, and mobile phones. For more information, visit . 6 Includes the 13-inch MacBook Air, Apple TV 4K, 13-inch MacBook Pro, Mac mini, iPad mini, 11-inch iPad Pro, iPad, and the 24-inch iMac. Recycled content accounts for materials that are third-party certified and supplier reported. The actual total recycled content may be higher given industry- average recycled content not included here. 7 Total recycled material shipped in products is driven by product material composition and total sales, and may fluctuate based on the number and type of products sold each year. 8 Plastic packaging components refer to any packaging part made of majority plastic, including plastic wraps, plastic trays, or plastic screen films. Some plastic is still found on packaging components made primarily of fiber. 9 These savings do not include reduction in water use from facility closures and reduced occupancy due to the COVID -19 pandemic. We consider those savings temporary and also acknowledge that the water use was transferred to employees’ homes. 10 This total includes freshwater use as well as alternative water sources, including recycled water, rainwater, and recovered condensate. We define freshwater as drinking-water quality, the majority of which comes from municipal sources and less than 5 percent comes from onsite groundwater sources. Recycled water represents a key alternative water source. Our recycled water is sourced primarily from municipal treatment plants, with less than 5 percent from onsite treatment. Recycled water is primarily used for irrigation, make-up water in cooling, or toilet flushing. Other alternative sources of freshwater include rainwater and recovered condensate that is captured onsite. Water used for construction for activities like dust control is not included in this total, and represents 13 million gallons of water used in fiscal year 2021. Our actual water discharge may vary by 10 percent relative to our estimates. In these estimates, we’ve taken into account consumptive activities including irrigation and cooling towers. 11 We are now accounting for savings through this program on a fiscal year basis, rather than a calendar year basis as was reported in previous years. 12 Waste diversion rates do not include construction and demolition waste or electronic waste for fiscal year 2020. Electronic waste is accounted for in the total metric tons of electronic waste we sent to recycling found on page 49 of the Environmental Progress Report. 13 Our Mesa and Prineville data centers are third- party certified as Zero Waste by USGBC TRUE. TRUE requires 90 percent diversion or higher from the landfill without the use of waste-to-energy to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill. 14 These sites have been third-party verified by UL LLC against the UL 2799 Standard. UL requires at least 90 percent diversion through methods other than waste to energy to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill (Silver 90–94 percent, Gold 95–99 percent, and Platinum 100 percent) designations. 15 Apple benefit programs vary by country, are subject to eligibility requirements, and may be modified from time to time. Many programs extend to full-time and part-time employees globally, but there can be significant variations by country due to local law. 16 Free, confidential counseling for employees and eligible dependents, subject to annual limits. 17 Family and reproductive healthcare benefits described in this report are specific to U.S. employees. 18 In the U.S., full-time employees accrue up to 12 days per year and part-time employees accrue up to six days per year up to a maximum of 240 hours. 19 For full-time U.S. employees, Pregnancy Leave is 10–12 weeks, which is followed by six weeks for New Parent Leave, and then four weeks of a gradual return to work. 20 Apple reports 3TG smelter and refiner assessment information on a calendar year per U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requirements. See our annual Conflict Minerals Report by visiting 21 Based on surveys conducted by 451 Research in the U.S. considering quarterly ratings over the past three years. 22 As of December 2021. 23 As of our latest alumni survey in December 2021. 24 As of our latest alumni survey in December 2021. 25 As of the end of December 2021. ( https://www. year-of-giving-in-the-communities-it-calls-home/ ) 26 Total tax payments and average annual effective tax rate reflect data through fiscal year 2021. Appendix Governance Communities Suppliers Customers Our People Environment Introduction Apple’s 2022 ESG Report 85

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