social responsibility

Definition

The idea that businesses should not function amorally, but instead should contribute to the welfare of their communities.

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You need to know that it is your social responsibility to make sure that your company is doing things in the right way.

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The people should take some social responsibility for the way they acted on Black Friday and change themselves for the better.

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While they thought they could just run the product out there, they realized their social responsibility required them to hold off until all tests came back successful.

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