Make Possible
a Better Future

At Applied Materials, making a positive contribution to the world around us is the foundation of our culture.



We take a values-based approach to innovation, decision making and community action.

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People inclusion


We invest in building a culture of inclusion and fostering a diverse, skilled talent pipeline.

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We respect the Earth while enabling infinite growth in our business and the data economy.

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Progress and improvement in technology


We empower transformative innovation that improves technology in harmony with nature.

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Vision and Strategy

Our vision is to Make Possible a Better Future through innovations that can help empower a more sustainable and equitable world.

Our strategy considers our direct impact and how we run our business (1X), our industry’s impact and those of our customers and suppliers (100X), and how our technology can be used to advance sustainability on a global scale (10,000X).

how applied leads with purpose

Environmental, Social and Governance


ESG is embedded in our global operations, rooted in our culture and aligned with our corporate strategy. It’s how we deliver on our vision to make possible a better future.

Corporate Governance

Our company-wide ESG strategy integrates sustainability into our operations and culture, in alignment with our corporate strategy. Progress against the ESG goals impacts compensation for executives, including our CEO and his leadership team.


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Awards and Recognition

Fortune's The World's Most Admired Companies 2023
Barrons Most Sustainable Companies 2023
Just America's Most 2022
2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality