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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.


Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Ranked on Corporate Responsibility Magazine's annual "100 Best Corporate Citizens List" among the U.S. public companies with standout performance across environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy & community support.

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Named a World’s Most Ethical Company® for the fourth year in a row by the Ethisphere Institute, a leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices.

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Recognized for the fifth consecutive year with Intel Corporation’s Preferred Quality Supplier (PQS) award, for the company’s significant contributions providing Intel with wafer fab capital equipment, mask capital equipment, fab automation software, and services, deemed essential to Intel's success.

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Recognized for Venture Capital Leadership

Global Corporate Venturing magazine named Applied Ventures General Manager Eileen Tanghal to its Powerlist2014, as one of the top 100 leaders at the forefront of the growing corporate venturing industry.

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Recognized for IT Leadership

Hari Jayaram, Vice President for Enterprise Infrastructure Solutions and Support, was named one of Computerworld’s 2015 Premier 100 IT award winners, for exceptional technology leadership and innovative approaches to business challenges. A 20-plus-year IT veteran, Hari has continuously embraced new challenges in infrastructure services and business enablement, driving many initiatives to enhance collaboration, user productivity, engineering efficiency and infrastructure reliability.

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Named 2015 Military Friendly Employer

Recognized for the ninth consecutive year by G.I. Jobs. as a top employer of veterans, and placed among the "Top 100 Military Friendly Employers"

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Mike Splinter Honored as Education Champion

The Silicon Valley Education Foundation presented Applied Materials Executive Chairman Mike Splinter with its Pioneer Business Leader Award for driving change in business and education philanthropy by using his passion and influence to make a positive impact on people’s lives.

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Madonna Bolano Recognized For Achievements and Leadership

Group Vice President of Human Resources, Madonna Bolano, was named among the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in Technology” by the National Diversity Council and recognized with Profiles in Diversity Journal magazine's "2015 Women Worth Watching" award, for her achievements and influence inside and outside the workplace.

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Applied Materials Helps to Build Human Capital in Central Texas

Applied Materials was honored by education nonprofit Skillpoint Alliance for helping to build human capital in Central Texas

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Applied Among Top in Industry on FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

Placed fifth in the semiconductor industry on FORTUNE Magazine’s annual prestigious list of the World’s Most Admired Companies. The company has consistently placed on the list since 1998.

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Recognized By EPA for Leading Green Power Use

Applied Materials was once again recognized for the company’s commitment to green energy, ranking No. 82 on the Environmental Protection Agency’s National Top 100 list of the largest green power users, as well as No. 13 on its list of Top 30 Tech & Telecom companies and No. 26 on its FORTUNE 500 list. Applied uses more than 67 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power annually, which is equivalent to avoiding the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of nearly 10,000 passenger vehicles per year, or the CO2 emissions from the electricity use of more than 6,000 average American homes.

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Applied Materials Among NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Top Greenest Companies in America

Named for the fifth year in a row to NEWSWEEK Magazine’s Green Rankings. Applied placed 17th among U.S.-based companies in the magazine’s fifth annual corporate environmental ranking of the 500 largest American companies.

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