Can going solar boost corporate social responsibility and revenue?

| January 1, 2020

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First coined in the 1950s, the term “Corporate Social Responsibility” (CSR) describes how companies should redefine their roles within the communities they serve. Instead of focusing solely on profit-maximization, businesses should work with stakeholders to improve society, often through: In effect, it’s the thought that businesses have a responsibility to do the right thing because it is right. However, CSR isn’t simply beneficial for society at large. When done correctly, it may actually increase long-term revenues for companies that make CSR central to their business.

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