Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “the triple bottom line”

the triple bottom line

noun [S]
 
 
COMMERCE, ENVIRONMENT
the idea that a company's performance must be measured not only in relation to profits, but also to its effect on the environment and society as a whole: Financial centres' attitudes will only change when triple bottom line issues have a real effect on profits and dividends.
(Definition of the triple bottom line from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of the triple bottom line?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More