Consumer opinion on importance social goals for enterprises in the Netherlands 2019

Consumers in the Netherlands believe companies should not only focus on making profit, but also on making a positive contribution to society. Approximately two thirds of respondents to this 2019 survey believed the two should be equally important for businesses. Only eight percent disagreed with the statement.

To what extent do you agree with the statement: "Companies should put as much emphasis on social goals as on making profit"?

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Release date

April 2019



Survey time period

February 2019

Number of respondents

4,621 respondents

Supplementary notes

This statement was phrased by the source as follows: "Bedrijven zouden maatschappelijke doelen net zo belangrijk moeten maken als winst maken"

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