Goals and Progress
- Increase women's representation at Applied in U.S. to 21% by 2021
- Increase women's representation at Applied globally
- Increase underrepresented minorities' representation in our U.S. workforce
- Increased by 0.7 percentage points to a total of 20.2%; we are working to address this shortfall
- Increased by 0.4 percentage points to a total of 17.8%
- Increased by 0.9 percentage points to a total of 14.2%
- Publish a Human Rights Statement of Principles by 2021
- The Human Rights Statement has been published and is available on our website
- Maintain total case incident rate (TCIR) at 0.46% or below
- We met this target, achieving a TCIR of 0.31%
Culture of Inclusion
At Applied Materials, we value a Culture of Inclusion based on diversity, equity and belonging.
We celebrate different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences knowing they help build stronger, more resilient teams. We engage leaders and employees through robust training and development programs designed to identify and eliminate systemic barriers to inclusion. We actively recruit diverse talent and invest in building an inclusive, diverse talent pipeline.Learn more about our Culture of Inclusion
Our People Snapshot
Diversity is one of our greatest strengths. Our talent reflects a broad spectrum of cultures, backgrounds, ages, genders, and ethnicities.
FY2020 U.S. Workforce Gender, Ethnicity and Race Representation by Employee Level
WOMEN IN ENGINEERING TALENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Applied’s two-year career development, skill building, mentoring and networking program supporting the career growth of female technical talent at Applied.Read more
NEW COLLEGE GRADUATE AND INTERN PROGRAMS
Applied seeks out diverse talent from leading colleges and universities with strong engineering and science programs and provides hands-on industry experience and insights.Read more
Innovation Starts with Learning
Fostering personal and professional development for all of its workforces through a vast array of onsite resources and online platforms that promote career development, improve overall motivation, and help employees manage every stage of their careers.Learn More
Employee Training Courses
The Applied Global University (AGU) is a tool for organizing eLearning content in one location and making it available to employees at any time. The AGU platform also tracks learner progress and performance, informs staff of compliance regulations and updates, and integrates social learning experiences.
Occupational Health and Safety
The health and safety of our workforce, suppliers, and customers is our highest priority.
We follow or exceed all regulatory requirements relevant and applicable to the health and safety performance of our operations, processes, and products.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, we added to these protections with additional detailed safety and health protocols to protect employees at our sites and working at customer sites, as well as supporting the health and safety of workers working from home.Learn more
Applied Materials ISO Certifications
Protecting Employees During COVID-19
Applied executed a comprehensive response globally where we operate, implementing strict safety protocols in our facilities, labs, and logistics centers, offering virtual physician and wellness visits and on-campus vaccinations at our medical and training center, and supporting and enabling remote work where feasible.Learn more
Applied is committed to protecting human rights and conducting business in an ethical and responsible manner.
Our commitment to protecting human rights wherever we do business is formalized in our new Human Rights Statement of Principles.