social conscience


: caring or concern about important social issues
I can't work for a company that has no social conscience.

Examples of social conscience in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This ranges from their widespread, hell-bent determination to find purpose in work and pushing their employers to have a social conscience, to a sense of despair over their own and the world’s future finances. Paige Hagy, Fortune, 10 Oct. 2023 The stories often are about the difficult ties between the poor and the rich and often its genre cinema but with a social conscience. Ed Meza, Variety, 28 Sep. 2023 Nonetheless, with a concluding flourish, Sembène offers a hopeful, symbolic vision of a new generation endowed with a new social conscience. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2023 Sharp as a tack, and with a social conscience beyond her years, she seems destined to be head of state one day. Charles McNulty, Los Angeles Times, 29 Aug. 2023 It’s been on the cutting edge, for younger generations, of developing and generating social conscience. Lisa Deaderick, San Diego Union-Tribune, 23 July 2023 Anticipate Concerns about the Performance Impact An environmental and social conscience does not have to impair investment returns. April Rudin, Forbes, 21 Apr. 2023 Like most of his films, Looper has a social conscience lurking within it as well. Ruth Johnson,, 18 Jan. 2023 Many titles, from a Spanish film industry whose younger directors are highly social conscience and favor art-house, are issue driven. John Hopewell, Variety, 12 Mar. 2023

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“Social conscience.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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