community investment

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community investment UK US noun [U]
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY the practice by a company of investing money in public services such as schools, hospitals, etc. that aim to improve people's quality of life: »

The company runs a community investment programme and last year donations of £721,233 were made to UK charities.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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