Ajinomoto Group Principles

General Principles


The Ajinomoto Group Principles (AGP) describe the conduct that every member of the Ajinomoto Group must understand and practice every day in order to implement the Ajinomoto Group Mission in accordance with the Ajinomoto Group Way. The AGP also represent the commitments made to all stakeholders by Ajinomoto Group companies.

Basic Principles

We conduct ourselves in a socially responsible manner based on the values and ethics set forth under the Ajinomoto Group mission: "Our mission is to contribute to the world's food and wellness, and to better lives for the future"

As the foundation for our conduct at all times, we embrace the Ajinomoto Group Way: "We strive to ensure that our business activities help to solve challenges related to health and well-being, food resources, and global sustainability, always aiming to improve people's lives."

We endeavor to earn the trust of our stakeholders by being fair, impartial, transparent and straightforward. We accomplish this goal by implementing the AGP and complying with domestic and overseas laws and regulations.

We support the United Nations Global Compact.

Scope of Application of the AGP

Points to Remember and Responsibilities in Implementation

Establishment and Revision of the AGP

1. Provision of Safe, High-Quality Products and Services

2. Contribution to the Global Environment and Sustainability

3. Fair and Transparent Transactions

4. Approach to Human Rights

5. Human Resources Training and Ensuring Safety

6. Working with Local Communities

7. Responsibilities to Shareholders, Investors and Other Stakeholders

8. Protection and Management of Corporate Assets and Information

9. Clear Separation of Business and Personal Affairs