Company Ranking25 out of
Ajinomoto Co. Inc. (Ajinomoto), a Japanese packaged foods and seasoning company, ranks 25 out of 60 companies. The company’s score is based on its stronger performance on the theme of Traceability & Risk Assessment. It discloses a comprehensive human rights risk assessment on its supply chains including commodity-specific impact assessments and interviews with relevant stakeholders including unions. It also discloses forced labour risks identified across different supply chain contexts. However, it scores lower than average on 5 out of 7 themes. The company is encouraged to improve its performance and disclosure on themes such as Commitment & Governance, Recruitment, and Remedy.
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THEME & indicator score
The benchmark methodology has seven themes, selected to capture the key areas where companies need to take action to eradicate forced labour from their supply chains. The themes are comprised of a total of 12 key indicators. For each indicator, a company can score a total of 100 points.
Commitment and Governance
|Supplier Code of Conduct and Capacity Building||25 / 100|
|Management and Accountability||17 / 100|
Traceability and Risk Assessment
|Traceability and Supply Chain Transparency||17/100|
|Risk Assessment||82 / 100|
|Data on Supply Chain Risks||0 / 100|
|Purchasing Practices||0 / 100|
|Recruitment Fees||0 / 100|
|Monitoring and Responsible Recruitment||25 / 100|
|Freedom of Association||0 / 100|
|Grievance Mechanism||10 / 100|
|Monitoring Process||0 / 100|
|Remedy Programs||0 / 100|