Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “corporate social responsibility”

corporate social responsibility

noun [U]     (abbreviation CSR, also corporate responsibility)
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the idea that a company should be interested in and willing to help society and the environment as well as be concerned about the products and profits it makes: Is it part of corporate responsibility to promote employees' physical and mental well-being? They commissioned a report on sustainability strategies and corporate social responsibility.
(Definition of corporate social responsibility noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of corporate social responsibility

Word of the Day

well in (with)

to have a good relationship with someone in which they like you and from which you get an advantage

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More