ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

CORE FINANCIALS

Masco’s net sales for 2015 were approximately $7.1 billion. Additional information is included in our 2015 Form 10-K, available at http://investor.masco.com/investor-relations/financial-information/annual-reports/default.aspx..

REVENUE FROM SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTS

From paints that are ULGREENGUARD® and Green Seal® certified to faucets that meet standards such as European Water Label and Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Method, we are committed to making sustainable products. In 2015, a number of Masco’s companies tracked the percentage of revenue they generated from the sale of sustainable products as follows:

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REVENUE FROM PRODUCTS MEETING VOC EMISSIONS AND CONTENT STANDARDS

Three Masco companies have determined that volatile organic compounds (VOCs) emissions and content standards are applicable to their performance: Behr Process Corporation, HÜPPE and Mirolin. For these companies, the percentage of their 2015 total revenue earned from sales of applicable products meeting these standards for VOCs was 100 percent.

INNOVATION

VITALITY

Our commitment to innovation in the development of new products keeps us at the forefront of the industries in which we do business. Masco’s 2015 Vitality Index, which is the percentage of our 2015 gross sales attributable to products we first sold in the 36 months prior to December 31, 2015, was approximately 28 percent.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The total number of patents and trademarks granted or filed by Masco during 2015 was approximately 1,700. We also hold trade secrets and proprietary and confidential information that are important to our business. In order for us to continue to lead in innovation, in the industries in which we do business, a dedicated team at Masco works to guard our intellectual property.