Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Ajinomoto doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 62

Ajinomoto has a DitchCarbon Score of 62, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in their operations. This score reflects the company’s efforts to reduce carbon intensity in its processes. A higher score would signify even greater success in minimizing emissions and enhancing sustainability.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

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Very high

Ajinomoto operates within the food industry, which has a medium carbon intensity ranking. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Ajinomoto, located in Japan, operates in a region with a low carbon intensity rating, indicating a cleaner energy grid. This favorable environmental context supports the company’s sustainability efforts by reducing its carbon footprint.

...this company is doing 26.79% better in emissions than the industry average.

Ajinomoto Co., Inc., founded in 1925, is a renowned company in the food industry headquartered in Chuo, Tokyo, Japan. The company specializes in the production of seasonings, cooking oils, frozen foods, and other food products and services. Ajinomoto is recognized for its commitment to enhancing food flavors and promoting healthy dietary lifestyles globally.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for Ajinomoto

Ajinomoto should foster collaboration with their suppliers to evaluate and diminish their carbon emissions, which could potentially reduce their overall emissions by 25%.

Good news, Ajinomoto has set science-based climate targets

Ajinomoto has committed to significantly reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, aligning with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C. This involves a rigorous approach to cutting emissions across both direct operations and indirect energy sources.

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