triple bottom line

Main Entry:  triple bottom line
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a method of evaluating corporate performance by measuring profits as well as environmental sustainability and social responsibility
Example:  People, Planet and Profit is used to succinctly describe the triple bottom line.
Etymology:  1994
Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: triple bond
Next Definition: triple counter point
Words Near: triple bottom line
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for triple bottom line
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing triple bottom line
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature