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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 from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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