Socially Responsible Territory

Territory that aim to develop sustainably, taking into account the economic, social and environmental aspects of their own activities as well as the socioeconomic implications of an ageing population.

A territory may be defined as "socially responsible" when it succeeds in combining adequate levels of wellbeing with the obligations inherent in social responsibility.

Opinion of the European Economic and Social Committee on the Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament on a Thematic Strategy on the Urban Environment COM(2005) 718 final — {SEC(2006) 16}

Official Journal C 318 , 23/12/2006 P. 0086 - 0092