Definition: "Corporate Social Responsibility is the continuing commitment by business to behave ethically and contribute to economic development while improving the quality of life of the workforce and their families, as well as of the local community and society at large". (Source: "Making Good Business Sense" by Lord Holme and Richard Watts, published by The World Business Council for Sustainable Development, 1 Jan 2000.
Cambridge University Press embodies the definition of Corporate Social Responsibility as defined above. We are committed to making a positive difference in the communities in which we live and work. We recognize that responsible and ethical behaviour is the only way we can conduct our business, creating opportunities to generate greater value for our shareholders, while at the same time fostering sustainable development in the communities and countries where we operate.
The mission of Cambridge University Press is to advance learning, knowledge, and research worldwide. We believe business ethics and business transparency allow the Press to achieve its mission.