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corporate social responsibilitynoun [ U ]

/ˌkɔː.pər.ət ˌsəʊ.ʃəl rɪˌspɒn.sɪˈbɪl.ə.ti/ /ˌkɔːr.pɚ.ət ˌsoʊ.ʃəl rɪˌspɑːn.səˈbɪl.ə.t̬i/ specialized

abbreviation CSR 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:

The company's vice president for corporate social responsibility said that last year they reduced their energy use by 4%.

(Definition of “corporate social responsibility” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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corporate social responsibilitynoun [ U ]

uk us 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?

(Definition of “corporate social responsibility” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)