The United Nations Global Compact asks companies to embrace, support and enact, within their sphere of influence, a set of core values in the areas of human rights, labour standards, the environment and anti-corruption.
The Ajinomoto Group has been signing and participating since July 16th, 2009, and the Ajinomoto Group summarizes and reports on the status of initiatives for addressing the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact.

Retailers and manufacturers are on an equal footing in the global network of consumer goods distribution industries, and member companies are promoting their activities, and are promoting practices and standardization that are useful to the consumer goods industry around the world. Since 2011, the Ajinomoto Group has participated as a member of the board of directors.

TCFD established by the Financial Stability Board (FSB) at the request of G20 on December 2015, to examine how climate-related information should be disclosed, and how should financial institutions respond. TCFD recommends companies to disclose items related to climate change-related risks and opportunities. Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has endorsed the recommendations of the TCFD and joined the TCFD Consortium in May 2019.

In August 2020, the Ajinomoto Group announces that it has joined RE100, an international environmental initiative of businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity.

In response to growing global demand for environmentally-friendly, sustainable palm oil, the RSPO was established in 2004 with seven relevant organizations, including the WWF. The Ajinomoto Group has joined the organization in 2012.

Japan Climate Initiative is a network of non-state actors such as companies, local governments and NGOs aiming to realize a decarbonized society.
The Ajinomoto Group has participated since its establishment on July 8th, 2018.

The company was established in 2008 with the aim of contributing to the conservation of biodiversity in Japan and overseas by producing results that cannot be achieved solely through independent corporate activities through joint research by various companies.

The Ajinomoto Group has participated as a founder and full-time member company since its founding.

GPN is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote the ideas and practices of green purchasing in Japan. Since its establishment in 1996, the GPN has taken a leading role through its activities. Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has been a member of the Green Purchasing Network in Japan since March 3rd, 2006.

Since April 1st, 2006, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has participated as a member of the board of directors.

This initiative is Keidanren's Related Organizations。In addition to providing members with information on donations and social contribution activities, This organization also conduct activities to deepen the public's understanding of corporate social contribution activities. We also coordinate activities for more effective social contribution activities by linking companies and their employees with non-profit organizations (NPOs), including civil society organizations.

The Ajinomoto Group has participated since its establishment on November,1990.

In order to solve global emerging issue on marine plastic litter, CLOMA is established in January 2019 as a platform for promoting sustainable use of plastic products, developing innovative alternatives that lead to plastic waste reduction, and strengthening collaboration to accelerate innovation among a wide range of stakeholders across industries. As a founding member, Ajinomoto Co., Inc. actively participates in it, including serving as the Chair of the Dissemination & Promotion WG.
JaSPON is a network established by retailers, consumer goods manufacturers and NGOs. JaSPON is aiming to solve social and environmental problems in palm oil production by accelerating sustainable palm oil sourcing and use in Japanese market. Ajinomoto Co., Inc. contributed in its foundation and actively participates in it as a board member company.

The 30% Club was founded in the United Kingdom in 2010. It is a global campaign taking action to increase the proportion of women in key decision-making bodies of companies, including the board of directors, to more than 30%. In May 2019, 30% Club Japan was launched in Japan, and Ajinomoto Co., Inc. has participated in the project since its establishment, aiming to increase the ratio of women in decision-making positions.