a person who makes money by
starting or running businesses,
especially when this involves
taking financial risks
※Oxford Advanced Learner’s DictionaryやMerriam Webster Learner’s
Are large corporations solely
interested in generating profits?
【Question】 Are large corporations solely interested in generating profits?
(1)Large corporations cannot only be interested in profits if they are to survive. (2) Let me
(3)First, most large corporations are successful because they have developed a reputation
for excellence. (4)This reputation is a brand which must be protected by providing benefits to
society and avoiding scandals. (31words)
(5)Second, successful corporations need high-quality management and employees. (6)They
not only need to attract quality workers, but they must also keep them to maintain consistency.
(7)To do this, they must offer good working conditions and maintain a positive working environment.
(8)Third, corporations often play important roles in their local communities beyond
providing jobs and boosting the local economy. (9)Many large companies need to follow a
practice called CSR, or corporate social responsibility. (10)This means that companies need to help
local communities through activities such as giving donations or volunteering. (51 words)
(11)Moreover, companies need to be concerned about world issues like environment
protection and maintaining sustainable practices. (12)In this sense, successful corporations
can have a win-win way of thinking. (13)By giving back to society and acting in responsible, ethical
ways, they increase their brand image and customer loyalty. (47 words)