Definition of Businessworthy

1. Adjective. (context: of a businessperson or company) adhering to principles of ethical and responsible conduct when interacting with society. ¹



2. Adjective. Of business conduct in accordance with Adam Smith's dictum that "''Markets could not flourish without a strong underlying moral culture, animated by empathy and Fellow-feeling, by our ability to understand our common bond as human beings and to recognize the needs of others''." ¹

3. Adjective. Of a businessperson or business whose actions have contributed to the building of trust, stability and peace, in accordance with the criteria of the Oslo-based Business for Peace Foundation. The word 'businessworthy' has been coined by the foundation, to describe businesspersons or businesses looking beyond being creditworthy to exploring how they can reconnect business with society to mutual gain. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Businessworthy

businesslike
businesslikely
businesslikeness
businessman
businessmanlike
businessmen
businesspeople
businessperson
businesspersons
businesswear
businesswide
businesswise
businesswoman
businesswomen
businessworthiness
businessworthy (current term)
businessy
busing
busings
busked
busker
buskers
busket
buskets
buskin
buskined
busking
buskings
buskins

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