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ABOUT ADVANCE

ADVANCING A WORLD IN MOTION

PEOPLE

PLANET

We put people first by giving our team members a voice in the company’s inclusive culture, enabling everyone to bring their whole authentic selves to work every day. • Delivered a safety program that has reduced injury rates by nearly 60% since 2016 • Introduced a financial wellness program that provides wage advances, loans and coaching to help team members reach their financial goals • Granted over 24K stock awards to frontline team members, valued at over $60M upon grant since the inception of our Fuel the Frontline program • Delivered best-in-class training and onboarding programs, improved the hiring process and adapted how we work in a post-pandemic world • Designed programs so team members can develop the skills they need to advance in their careers and to evolve our diversity, equity and inclusion agenda

We care for the environment because doing so makes us more efficient, helps bring down costs and contributes to the long-term health of our planet. •Joined the science-based target initiative and committed to setting a science-based emissions reduction target by early 2023 • Conserved energy through our use of renewable energy, the continued optimization of our fleet and the installation of updated HVAC equipment in our stores • Continued oil, batteries, cardboard, stretch wrap and scrap metal recycling programs

COMMUNITY

GOVERNANCE

Our passion for helping others drives our community involvement through both corporate and foundation giving. • Gifted hundreds of thousands of dollars through the Advance Auto Parts Foundation to nonprofits supporting military veterans, community health and education and job readiness • Introduced a first-ever team member-led gifting program that provided grants totaling $1.5K to $7.5K each to 30 local nonprofits

Our strong corporate governance practices enhance our ability to create long-term value and support our performance & growth in an ethical and sustainable manner.

• Assembled the most diverse board in our history to help move the business forward and advise on many parts of our business • Continued to drive improvement in cyber security and data privacy management in support of our business initiatives • Conducted our first ESG materiality assessment to identify those areas of ESG that matter most to our stakeholders annd are most likely to impact our long-term success

• Raised $1.7M for the American Heart Association, placing Advance among the organization’s top corporate fundraiser, bringing our total to approximately $4.6 million since 2018 • In partnership with our suppliers, raised $1.5M for Building Homes for Heroes, bringing our total contribution to approximately $16M since 2011

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2021 ADVANCE AUTO PARTS CORPORATE SUSTAINABILITY AND SOCIAL REPORT | 8

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