Triple bottom line definition

triple bottom line
(ˈtrɪpl ˈbɒtəm laɪn)

An accounting framework that incorporates three dimensions of performance: social, environmental and financial. This differs from traditional reporting frameworks as it includes ecological (or environmental) and social measures that can be difficult to assign appropriate means of measurement.

Source: Slaper & Hall (2011) The Triple Bottom Line: What Is It and How Does It Work?

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