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Awards and Recognition

Applied Materials is frequently recognized for business excellence, technological innovation, clean energy leadership and our commitment to the communities where we do business.

2010

Applied Materials Honored for "Building a Greener California"

Applied Materials and CEO Mike Splinter were recognized at the California League of Conservation Voters' 28th annual Environmental Leadership Awards for the company's work in Building a Greener California and making energy efficiency the core of its work as Applied transforms lives through bold technological advances, such as solar technology. In recognition of this honor, the company also received proclamations from various state elected officials.Read More

Applied Receives Acterra's 2010 Environmental Business Award

Named one of environmental nonprofit Acterra's 2010 Business Environmental Award winners for the company’s sustainability efforts and performance across environment, energy and community programs.Read More

BCA Green Mark Platinum

The Singapore Operations Center (SOC) building recently earned the highest environmental honor in the Singapore building industry – a Green Mark Platinum award from the Singapore Building and Construction Authority (BCA). The Green Mark program assesses buildings for energy and water efficiency, indoor environmental quality and environmental protection, and the adoption of other green features

26th Annual TWIN Awards Honor Applied Materials Female Executive

Applied Materials' Suchitra Subrahmanyan was recognized for her success and outstanding achievements at The Tribute to Women (TWIN) Awards Program, one of the nation's most prestigious awards given by the local and regional YWCA's.Read More

Applied Among Computerworld's 100 Best Places to Work in IT

Named for the second consecutive year as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT" by industry trade magazine Computerworld.Read More

2009

Texas Instruments Honors Applied Materials with Supplier Excellence Award

Recognized fifth for service and ninth for the overall company since 1994 for high standards and commitment to excellence in supporting TI’s chipmaking business in 2008.Read More

Newsweek Ranks Applied Materials One of America's 'Greenest' Companies

Recognized by Newsweek's inaugural Green Rankings as one of the top 10 greenest big companies in America, based on environmental performance, policies, and reputation. The company ranked ninth among the 500 largest U.S. companies surveyed, securing fifth place in the technology sector alone, and fourth place in overall green policies and performance.

Hynix-Numonyx Award, May 2009

Recognized by Hynix-Numonyx with Best Service & Quality Award

EPA Green Power Leadership Award

Recognized by EPA with the award at an event held in conjunction with the 2009 Renewable Energy Markets Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.The annual awards recognize the country’s leading green power purchasers for their commitment and contribution to helping advance the development of the nation’s voluntary green power market. 

Green IT Award

Named one of the Top 12 Green IT vendors by Computerworld, a leading IT industry trade magazine. Our IT organization is committed to achieve 20% of Applied's greenhouse gas reduction goal through energy efficient computers, consolidating server rooms and increasing the cooling efficiency of our data center.

Water Conservation Award

Awarded a 2009 Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award for programs and leadership that have advanced water conservation in Silicon Valley. Applied's water conservation goal is to reduce consumption in our facilities by at least 10% by 2012. To date, we have instituted projects that have saved over 51 million gallons of water—the equivalent of 2,500 average size swimming pools!

Named in 2009 BCA TEN: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America

Recognized for its exceptional support of the arts in the United States by the Business Committee for the Arts (BCA), a division of Americans for the Arts. As a recipient of the 2009 BCA TEN: Best Companies Supporting the Arts in America award, Applied has exhibited exemplary support for the arts in recent years through grants, volunteer programs, matching gifts, local partnerships, sponsorships and board membership.