Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “social responsibility”

social responsibility

noun [U]     SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
the practice of producing goods and services in a way that is not harmful to society or the environment : The whole area of social responsibility is becoming much more important to the consumer . Corporate social responsibility is an issue on which we can judge even the smallest company .
(Definition of social responsibility noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of social responsibility

More Business English definitions for “social responsibility”

Word of the Day

amicable

relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

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