Winston Churchill once said, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”
Being Socially Responsible means that an individual must behave ethically and with sensitivity toward social, cultural, economic and environmental issues. Striving for social responsibility helps individuals, organisations and governments have a positive impact on development, business and society with a positive contribution to bottom-line results.
The individual’s social responsibility includes the engagement of the individual towards the community where he lives, which can be expressed as an interest towards what’s happening in the community, as well as in the active participation in the solving of some of the local problems.
Social Responsibility could be anything from taking part in cleaning of the street on which he lives, by taking part in organization of an event, connected with the history of the town or the village or by rendering social services to children without parents or elderly people. The individual social responsibility also could be expressed in making donations for significant for the society causes.
Social Responsibility helps a student build a stronger Character and be a better person by caring for the less fortunate. A student with Social Responsibility would be an asset to any company he or she joins as the student would help the company build a healthy work environment.