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  • Responsible Tourism — is tourism ‘ that creates better places for people to live in, and better places to visit ’.The 2002 Cape Town Declaration on Responsible Tourism in Destinations [cite web|url=http://www.icrtourism.org/Capetown.shtml|title=2002 Cape Town… …   Wikipedia

  • responsible — re‧spon‧si‧ble [rɪˈspɒnsbl ǁ rɪˈspɑːn ] adjective 1. be responsible for something to be officially in charge of something as part of your job, meaning you must accept the blame if something goes wrong: • Partners are officially responsible for… …   Financial and business terms

  • Responsible government — is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability which is the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy. Governments in Westminster democracies are responsible to… …   Wikipedia

  • Responsible drug use — is a harm reduction strategy which argues that a person can use illegal drugs, or illegally use legal drugs, with reduced or eliminated risk of negatively affecting other parts of one s life or the lives of others. Some critics believe that all… …   Wikipedia

  • responsible — responsible, answerable, accountable, amenable, liable can all mean subject to an authority which may exact redress in case of default. Responsible, answerable, and accountable are very close, all meaning capable of being called upon to answer or …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Responsible mining — refers to mining activity which does not degrade the environment and helps enhance social relations. It is mining which does not exploit miners nor their communities and restores the ecosystem where mining takes place to at least equal health as… …   Wikipedia

  • responsible — re·spon·si·ble adj 1 a: liable to be called on to answer b: liable to be called to account as the primary cause, motive, or agent c: liable to legal review or in case of fault to penalties 2: characterized by trustworthiness, integrity, and… …   Law dictionary

  • Responsible Care — is a global, voluntary initiative developed autonomously by the chemical industry for the chemical industry it is run in 52 countries whose combined chemical industries account for nearly 90% of global chemicals production.It stands for the… …   Wikipedia

  • responsible — [ri spän′sə bəl] adj. [MFr < L responsus: see RESPONSE] 1. expected or obliged to account (for something, to someone); answerable; accountable 2. involving accountability, obligation, or duties [a responsible position] 3. that can be charged… …   English World dictionary

  • Responsible — Re*spon si*ble (r?*sp?n s?*b l), a. [Cf. F. responsable. See {Respond}.] 1. Liable to respond; likely to be called upon to answer; accountable; answerable; amenable; as, a guardian is responsible to the court for his conduct in the office. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Responsible information management — is a concept, founded on an intersection between, on the one hand, values, ethics and legislation, and on the other, governance, technology strategic visioning. It is based on an extension of the meaning of privacy and in particular informational …   Wikipedia