the triple bottom line

the triple bottom line
the triple bottom line UK US 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.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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